SMU Commit Adding Offers

SMU made an early offer to West Saint Mary (Baldwin, La.) wide receiver Daijuan Stewart and it paid off for the Mustangs, as Stewart became head coach June Jones' fourth commitment of the '12 recruiting class back in late April. That verbal hasn't halted other schools from trying to get into the mix with Stewart, who spoke with Scout.com about that topic and more.

"Today was our second day of school," said Daijuan Stewart. "I'm excited about being a senior. Most of all, I'm ready to get onto the field for these games.

"I've improved my route-running and strength since last year. In the past, I hadn't always been big on the weights, but I've been putting in the work in the weight room."

Stewart and teammate Jontrey Tillman (Stanford) commit wear several different hats in West Saint Mary offensive coordinator A.J. Smith's fast-paced attack.

"I'm going to play quarterback and slot," said Stewart. "We have three quarterbacks that we'll use. I'll also be at safety and I'm the punter. Our new offense has given us a big shot. We're using the run and shoot. It will be difficult to stop us, because we're going to make outstanding reads.

"I like running behind Jerald Hawkins (6-6, 285-pound LSU commit. That's everybody's dream: to run behind a player like him."

Stewart, who was recruited by SMU wide receivers coach Jeff Reinebold, has added a handful of offers since his commitment.

"Plenty of schools have kept coming at me," said Stewart. "Louisiana Tech, Tulane, Pittsburgh, Southern Miss and Memphis have all offered. I'm thinking about taking an official to Pitt in week seven - and maybe Memphis.

"I'm going to take an official to SMU. The campus at SMU is incredible. I'm 100% committed to SMU, and I want their fans to know I'll definitely be up there next year."

Reinebold has kept in steady contact with Stewart.

"He talks to me on Facebook and sends me letters," said Stewart. "He shows me the players they've put into the NFL - important facts and stuff I can use."


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