Chambers Loves BYU

O'Neill Chambers made the long trip from Florida to camp at BYU for a week. For Chambers it was his first time visiting BYU, which was quite a change of scenery to what he's used to growing up in Harmony, Florida. TBS caught up with Chambers to learn for his impressions of BYU while camping there this past week.

"I loved it," said O'Neill Chambers. "I really had a lot of fun there. I made some good friends, got to know the coaching staff better and really had a great time."

Chambers is a 6-foot-3-inch, 205-pound wide receiver prospect who opened a lot of eyes while at camp with his overall athleticism and speed. Chambers went head-to-head against current BYU commit Garrett Nicholson a lot during one-on-one drills. Chambers said he was impressed not only with Nicholson's play, but with him as a person as well.

"Me and Garrett got along real well," said Chambers. "We hung out all the time and became really good friends."

It wasn't long after Chambers returned home that Nicholson contacted him, sending Chambers text messages and calling him to talk about coming to BYU.

"Garrett wants me to commit to BYU really bad," said Chambers. "We became good friends and I'd love to play with Garrett in college. He's a great guy and a real good football player."

Nicholson wasn't alone in making Chambers feel comfortable while at BYU. Throughout the week, Chambers made a lot of friends.

"Everybody was just so nice there," said Chambers. "BYU is just one friendly place. Everybody seemed to want to talk to me and be my friend, which I really liked."

Chambers was also impressed with the facilities and with the Cougar coaching staff. During his visit, Chambers was able to sit down with the coaching staff and visit the facilities and came back with rave reviews.

"The facilities are incredible there," said Chambers. "I got to see them and they were every bit as impressive as I heard they were. I also met the coaching staff and got to know them more and was impressed."

Chambers was able to talk more with Cougar head coach Bronco Mendenhall. in which the Cougar head coach informed Chambers further of what was to be expected of him if he chose to sign with BYU.

"[Coach Mendenhall] really didn't talk football at all," said Chambers. "He just talked about the honor code at BYU, the type of person who could attend BYU, and if I was that person. Just a lot about academics and how great of an opportunity it would be for me academically. He really didn't talk at all about football, which was sort of cool."

Chambers isn't short of options, having received offers from the likes of Maryland, South Carolina, Texas Tech, Houston, and Mississippi State, to go along with his offer from BYU. Powerhouse programs such as Texas and Florida are also taking a close look at Chambers. So where does BYU stand?

"They're definitely one of my favorites," said Chambers. "After being there I can definitely say that they're a school I'd love to play for. I'll go back there for sure on an official trip. I could definitely see myself playing at BYU and attending school there."

Chambers intends on playing out the next football season before deciding on where to sign. TBS will give constant updates on Chambers throughout the coming months.


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