Tigers have offer out to NC LB

Kevin Steele will hit the Wilmington, N.C. area next month to check in on an under the radar linebacker that he offered earlier this year.

LB Keilin Rayner Profile

North Brunswick High School (Leland) junior Keilin Rayner has picked up three offers—Clemson, Duke and East Carolina. That could change during the May evaluation period.

Though he's listed as a defensive end by Scout.com both Clemson and Duke have offered Rayner as a linebacker.

He's also hearing from Auburn, South Carolina, North Carolina, N.C. State and Virginia Tech.

Right now, there's one school that's really standing out.

"I really like Duke right now, but that can change when I visit Clemson," Rayner recently told CUTigers.com.

The Pirates first offered when he was a sophomore. His ACC offers came midway through his junior year.

Rayner hasn't been active this spring, but has tripped to Duke for junior day. Other than Duke, he's only visited East Carolina and N.C. State.

He hopes to hit the road before school is out.

"I know I can get to the in-state schools pretty easy, but the out of state schools it's not as easy to go," Rayner said.

Which schools are showing the most interest?

"Clemson and I guess ECU," he said.

Rayner talked about two ACC offers he has to his name.

Clemson: "The fact that they're winning in the ACC. They have a winning tradition and it's a traditional school."

Duke: The coaching staff, they're pretty cool. They're really nice there. And, from an educational standpoint, I like that."

He finished with 127 tackles, three sacks, and seven tackles for loss as a junior last season.

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