Lloyd Getting Early Looks

Pleasant Grove quarterback and safety Dallas Lloyd recently attended a BYU Junior Day function and has since received a lot of early recruiting attention. Lloyd also recently sent out his highlight film to a number of schools, so the attention he's receiving currently is bound to only increase. TBS caught up with Lloyd to learn of which schools are sending him the most attention currently.

"BYU, Utah and Tulsa right now," said Dallas Lloyd when asked about which schools are recruiting him most currently. "I'm hearing a lot from both BYU and Utah coaches, and Tulsa just barely contacted me after I sent my film out there."

Lloyd is a 6-foot-2-inch, 200-pound athlete that could play either quarterback or defensive back at the next level. While Lloyd is willing to play either, he does have a bit of a preference.

"I like to play quarterback and would rather play quarterback in college than defensive back," informed Lloyd. "My decision won't be based on that, and if the right school wants me to play defensive back, then that's where I'll play, but I would rather play quarterback."

BYU is recruiting Lloyd at both positions, while Utah is telling Lloyd that they want him as a quarterback. BYU has told Lloyd they will offer him, while he's still awaiting word from Ute coaches regarding an offer.

"BYU has told me they'll offer me, but I haven't received a written offer yet," said Lloyd. "Coach Doman and Coach Mendenhall are the coaches I've had the most contact with, while Jay Hill is the guy I'm talking with most at Utah."

Lloyd recently attended a BYU Junior Day function with his teammate and good friend Joey Owens, and came back very impressed with what BYU has to offer.

"I love BYU, I always have," said Lloyd. "I really like the coaches down there and it would be great to play for that team. I also like the University of Utah a lot and I'll be visiting up there soon and see what they have to offer and see how well I like it up there. Right now those are the schools recruiting me the hardest, but we'll see what happens with other schools."

Lloyd admits that Owens committing to BYU certainly plays to the Cougars' advantage in acquiring his services.

"I've been friends with Joey for a long time," said Lloyd. "I'd love to go to BYU, but we'll have to just see how it works out."

Lloyd played as Pleasant Grove's starting quarterback and part-time starting free safety this past year and will likely do the same this coming year. He is quicker and more allusive than most quarterbacks and certainly uses that to his advantage.

"I like it when I get pressured and when I get out of the pocket to make plays," said Lloyd. "I feel I'm at my best when the pressure is on. I'm definitely quick and can run a 4.5 or 4.6 [forty], and I use that to my advantage when playing."

Lloyd is LDS and has definite plans to serve a mission. As for his more immediate plans, he plans on attending BYU's non-padded camp again this summer in addition to some national camps.

"I've been attending BYU camps for a while and will definitely be at their camp again this summer," said Lloyd. "I know some national camps are coming to Utah this year, so I hope to attend some of those as well."

Lloyd is pretty wide open right now and is content to see what offers come in for him before deciding who to commit with.

"I sent out my film recently to a lot of schools and I hope to hear back soon," said Lloyd. "I really like both BYU and Utah right now, but we'll see what other schools recruit me and then I'll decide from there."


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