Coaches coming in to see Brown

Five-star Jaylen Brown has already made one unofficial visit, and head coaches from all over are dropping by to see him.

Five-star small forward Jaylen Brown is one of the most talented players in the class of 2015. The Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler standout has been working hard on his game this off season, and now college coaches are coming down in droves to watch him play.

With practice starting in a few weeks for Brown the goals are big.

"I'm trying to go for a national championship," said Brown. "As a team our common goal is a state championship."

At around 6-foot-5 and 210 pounds, Brown is one of the more physically impressive wings in the class, and now he is working on his ability to hurt defense from deep as well as getting to the rim.

"My shot is getting better," said Brown. "I have been working on the consistency of my shooting. I have been obsessed with my weaknesses. I am trying to keep improving and helping my team get to where we want to go."

Given his ability and the talent of his teammate Daniel Giddens, it is no surprise that a lot of head coaches have made their way to Wheeler so far this fall.

"Head Coaches from Tennessee, Ohio State, Maryland, Memphis, Georgia, and Georgia Tech have all been down for sure, so it has been good," said Brown.

Last weekend Brown made an unofficial visit to Georgia. According to Brown it went well, and he saw a lot of good things.

"It was cool," said Brown of the visit. "I talked with Coach (Mark) Fox and Coach (Stacey) Palmore. My mom really enjoyed it and I got to see the campus. Also I got to see my brother down there to who plays for North Texas. It was a great experience overall."

Also Brown has seen Georgia Tech several times. For the five-star prospect it is clear the Yellow Jackets are making him a top priority.

"I talk to Coach (Brian) Gregory every week just about," said Brown. "He will come see me in open gym in the morning or afternoon, and we have just built a real good relationship."

One school with a built in connection for Brown is Maryland. The Terrapins already have one Wheeler player on their roster, and would love to add another.

"They are real good," said Brown of the Terps. "A former Wheeler player, Charles Mitchell, goes there so anytime I want to ask him about anything he will tell me. He says Maryland is a good place, he is having a great time, and they are working with him a lot on his game."

Another school that seems to be catching Brown's eye is Ohio State. The Buckeyes are making him a focus, and Brown likes what the Big Ten school has to offer.

"Ohio State, they go to the Final Four or Elite Eight like every year," said Brown. "They have a tremendous basketball program, and they send a player to the NBA every year. They have had a long run of players going to the league. It is always good to hear from a school like that."

Do not expect any kind of quick decision from Brown. He says he plans to make official visits before coming to a decision.

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