Elite Corner high on UA
"The summer is going all right," said Travell Dixon. "I am doing a lot of training. I am down in Miami right now. I am heading back to junior college in August. I will graduate in December.
"Right now I have about 15 offers. Everyone is coming at me hard. I know I have offers from Alabama, Florida State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Cal, Arkansas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oregon State, Arizona State and Arizona. I can't say one is recruiting me harder than the others.
Official visits are more pressing in the fall for an early graduate and a lot to consider for this athlete before making a list of five.
"I have not scheduled any visits," Dixon said. "I haven't been anywhere this summer. I am going to sit down with my dad and talk to him about a few trips. I will likely take a few visits, but I haven't decided where yet. I don't know which schools I will officially visit. I need to do my research. I will hopefully have a top five by the start of the season."
The 6-foot-2, 197-pound prospect is originally from the Sunshine State. The home-state schools do not hold any advantages at this point.
"I don't know about that yet," Dixon said about returning to Florida. "I don't know if I want to go back home. I will have to look into everything. I will have to consider my options."
An SEC school hoping to add Dixon to their roster is Alabama. Dixon had a lot to say about the Crimson Tide when asked about playing in the SEC.
"Alabama is a great place to be," he said. "Nick Saban is a great defensive coach. They produce NFL players. They are high up there. It's a traditional school. I have a lot of good things to say about them. Alabama is a no-brainer.
"Coach Saban is not only a defensive coach, but is my position coach. They are recruiting me hard. I know Dre Kirkpatrick will probably leave after this year. They need a JC corner to come in and play. I feel like with me being a top rated JC corner I would have a good shot to play right away. Alabama is a school I am seriously considering, but have yet to decide on any visits."
Dixon is definitely recruited for the defensive side of the ball and looks forward to playing for a major program.
"I want to play cornerback," he said. "I feel like I can do it all. I am a man corner. I am very physical. I feel like I have improved my mentality since I have been in JC. I have taken school seriously. I have learned how to move my feet better on the field. I have improved my instincts a lot."
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