Another 5 Star RB Plans Alabama Visit

Scout.com's No. 2 running back in the country has missed most of his senior season with a broken right ankle. LeSean McCoy, from Bishop McDevitt High School, has a list of five favorites and is taking official visits.

"I have taken an official visit to USC, and I will take an official to Virginia Tech this weekend," said LeSean McCoy. "I plan to make other visits to Alabama, Miami and probably Penn State."

"I was thinking about taking an official visit to Tennessee. They are losing a bunch of games so I probably won't visit them anymore," McCoy added.

The U.S. Army All-American was on the west coast over the weekend to visit the Trojans, and he enjoyed his experience with several high profile players.

"The trip was great," McCoy said. "It was really nice out there. The weather was great. I hung out with Reggie Bush, Matt Lienart and Dwayne [Jarrett]. It was really cool to hang out with all of them."

A new school entering the race for McCoy's signature is the University of Alabama. McCoy plans to take an official visit to Tuscaloosa and claims the Tide have always been one of his favorites.

"Alabama has a really good team this year," he said. "They run the ball a lot. I knew they were a good team before the season, but I didn't know they were going to be this good. I have seen for myself how good Alabama is this year by watching them on television. They are the No. 4 team in the country. I think their starting running back [Ken Darby] is really good."

The Tide's running backs coach has made an impression with McCoy and his trip to Alabama is a new state to visit on his cross-country travels.

"I have never, ever been to Alabama before," he said. "I can't wait until my official visit. I am really looking forward to it. I was hoping to go to a game for my visit, but it looks like it will have to be after the season. Coach Sparky Woods is my recruiting coach. I think he is a good guy. He is real cool."

McCoy discusses his other four favorites.

USC: "I love the atmosphere. It's great weather. They have great players and great coaches."

Virginia Tech: "They are playing very strong this year. They run the ball well, and they have a young team."

Miami: "They breed running backs."

Penn State: "I am a Pennsylvania player. It's just up the street. They are having a good year, and they are in the top ten."

"All the schools on my list are equal. I want to go to a school where they have a great coaching staff that knows how to win," McCoy added.

McCoy will head to Blacksburg this weekend for a huge match-up and said, "I can't wait to go to the Virginia Tech-Miami game this weekend. It's going to be an exiting game and very fun to watch."

Bishop McDevitt hasn't skipped a beat without their star running back. They are 10-0 for the season and McCoy will start rehab in the next few weeks.

The Harrisburg, (Pa.) native will take all five official visits before making a decision.

Stay tuned to Scout.com as we bring you the latest news with LeSean McCoy's recruitment.


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