Lots of summer travels for Wilson

Quincy Wilson has a long list of offers and no distinct favorites yet, but he has one specific approach to his recruitment – don't rule anyone out. The 2014 cornerback has a long list of schools he plans to see this summer and may narrow his list after that. One thing he's learned from his dad, a former Miami athlete, is to not fully eliminate anyone, because you never know what could happen.

Having a former college athlete in the family is a big help to Quincy Wilson. His father, Chad Wilson, played at Miami, so he's quite familiar with the recruiting process.

"The first thing he says is to not shut out any school because you never know what could happen, and to just stay with anybody interested in you," Quincy Wilson said. "(He) most definitely (helps). He's been through it, so I gotta listen to him, he knows what he's talking about."

The University School (Fort Lauderdale, FL) standout has more than 20 offers. He can't reasonably explore every single one of them, but he'll see a lot of those programs this summer.

"I haven't eliminated anybody, but pretty much the handful of schools (that stand out) will be the ones I'm visiting this summer. Really, I'm interested in anyone that's interested in me, so I'm just going to see all my options," Wilson said.

"Right now, I'm just going through all of my offers and seeing who I like. This summer, I'm going to take a lot of visits, see a lot of colleges. I'm going to USC, UCLA, Alabama, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, South Carolina."

While the 6-foot-2, 195-pound defensive back has no clear favorites, a few programs seem to want him the most.

"I would say Ohio State, Florida, and South Carolina are recruiting me the hardest," he said.

He talks to Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Kerry Coombs, South Carolina's Grady Brown, and Florida's Travaris Robinson regularly.

"Really with all of them, it's pretty much the same thing. We talk about how school is going, what I'm doing right now, running track or whatever. We'll just talk about anything," Wilson said.

Those bonds with the coaches are hugely important to Wilson. He comes from a very family-oriented high school program at University School, and that will be something he looks for on the next level.

"(I want) somebody that's going to be hard on me but love me hard in the same way," he said.

Aside from that, he'll be looking for a place he feels comfortable and confident to succeed.

"Somewhere where I'm going to play early, where I feel I can go and make an impact, good academics, and somewhere where I feel at home," he said.

FOX Sports NEXT will have you covered for all the latest on Quincy Wilson's recruitment and his upcoming travels, so stay tuned right here.


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