McCulloch plans to visit the Gators

Jeffrey McCulloch, outside linebacker out of Houston, Texas, is known for his speed and size. This four-star recruit out of Davis High School is catching the attention of many schools as he is starting his senior year with 48 offers on the table. The 6’3” 225 pound prospect is the number one ranked outside linebacker out of Texas.

Just like many Texas schools, spring practice varied depending on location because of the Texas flooding. “We went through spring practice, but we didn’t have our spring game because our field got flooded out,” he said, “We only had about half of our practices this spring like everyone else out here.” During his spring practice, Jeffrey McCulloch was focusing on his pass coverage skills—specifically wheel routes.

During his recruiting process, all 48 of McCulloch’s offers came to see him. University of Florida coaches Kerry Dixon and Randy Shannon paid their visits to McCulloch and made a really good impression on him. “I talk to coach Dixon and coach Shannon almost every other day… I see that they (University of Florida) have a prestigious academic program already, I just want to see them personally on campus.”

McCulloch does not have specific plans when it comes to visiting schools this summer, but he will be attending a few camps. He plans on finding time when he is free to contact schools for visits. “I probably will not head to Florida (this summer) because I will probably save them for one of my official visits… I have already been on campus once. I got to see the football’s operation fielding, locker room, field, and they were still building the practice facilities.”

McCulloch has yet to narrow down his list of top schools past top 12. “Pretty much every school in my top 12 is recruiting me pretty hard.” These schools include: Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, LSU, Michigan, Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, USC, and Notre Dame. He plans to make his final decision at the U.S. Army All American Bowl. McCulloch is really searching for a program that fits his goals and needs. “I am looking for a great alumni base as well as an academic program where I can be sure that I can be successful the day that I step off that stage.”


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