One of Western Kentucky's top recruiting priorities in the Jeff Brohm era is in-state prospects, signing 10 from Kentucky in the 2014 class alone.
So it's no surprise that DeSales athlete Bryant Pirtle is shaping up as a big target for the Toppers, earning an offer after camping with WKU last week.
"They said they loved me as a player and as a person," the rising senior said. "They also said under the right program I can become a great college player, and help get me to the next level.
"I was excited, I like WKU a lot. They're up there on my list."
His remaining plans for the summer include camping at Tennessee, then a trip to WKU in July.
After the conclusion of those trips, could a commitment decision come shortly after?
"I guess when it feels right," Pirtle said. "Because right now I really want to focus on my team and the season, so we can have just as good--if not better--year than last year."
The 6-foot-3, 200-pound runningback/defensive end finished with 22.5 sacks and 66 tackles as a junior, also contributing 166 rushing yards and four touchdowns on 21 carries.
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