Kyle Anderson Update

BYU, as well as other MWC and Pac-10 schools, are still courting one of the top linebackers out of Las Vegas, Kyle Anderson. Total Blue Sports caught up with Anderson to see how the recruiting situation is ramping up for his services now that coaches are beating the recruiting trail.

BYU is looking for a few good men and Silverado High School linebacker Kyle Anderson is on the Cougar list.

"BYU is still recruiting me really good but they haven't offered me yet," said Anderson. "Coach Paul Tidwell the recruiting coordinator sent me some emails and said they like me on film but they need to evaluate me a little further. So that's good news because signing day isn't until next year, so it doesn't really matter when they offer me, it just matters if they offer. I'm just focusing on working hard right now and hopefully everything will work out for me."

Anderson really likes what the Cougars have to offer.

"BYU is still my top school," Anderson said. "BYU just has it all when it comes to their program, the facilities, the type of coaches they have there, the area and the quality of players they have on the team. Everything the school has to offer is suited for me as an LDS football player. I want to serve a mission, so it would be a great place to help prepare me for that as well."

Another MWC school looking at Anderson is UNLV.

"I went to their Junior Day and have been to few of their practices," Anderson said of the Runnin' Rebels. "They offered a local kid out here but they haven't offered me yet. They like to recruit places in California and in Hawaii. They do recruit here in Nevada but they don't recruit here as much as they probably should. I'm going to head out to UNLV's summer camp for about a week."

While the Rebels may not be looking at Anderson as hard as BYU is, the University of Utah is.

"I think I'm one of their higher prospects," said Anderson. "I went up to one of their practices and really liked it. They're also one of my top schools. They said they had seen my highlight film and said they really liked it. They are waiting to see my performance next year and stuff like that."

Like BYU, the Utah coaching staff hasn't yet extended a scholarship offer to Anderson, so over the summer he will be attending summer camps at both schools to help further their evaluation of him.

"I'm going to head out for one day to attend the BYU full-contact camp," said Anderson. "Then I'm going to head out for one day to the U of U contact camp for one day after that. Both schools have said they like me but they just want me to attend one day and that would be great. They both have said they just need me for one day and that would be enough for an evaluation."

BYU, UNLV, Utah and Oregon State are the four universities that have been actively recruiting Anderson. However, three new universities have tossed their recruiting hats in the ring.

"Since the last time we've talked, there have been quite a few schools that I've been hearing from," Anderson said. "I've now received handwritten letters from both the University of Nevada and Wyoming, and [Arizona State] has also become interested in me, so those are the three new schools that are also interested and have been looking at me."


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