Scout 100 WR Jaylen Waddle is Looking for the "Right Feeling" in a College

Scout caught up with Top 100 wide receiver Jaylen Waddle to see where he is at with his recruitment and where his recruitment is going from here.

On the recruiting front, Jaylen Waddle, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound wide receiver from Bellaire (Texas) Episcopal named a Top 12 of Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami (Fl), Mississippi, Oklahoma, Oregon, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M. 

His offers list exploded this spring as pretty much all of the national heavy hitters stepped up with offers. 

"It means lot to have national schools like Alabama or LSU offer," Waddle said. "I try to work hard for everything and it is just good to see that my hard work is paying off and big schools are recognizing my skills." 

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So where is the Scout Top 100 wide receiver at with his recruitment right now and what direction is it headed in?

"You know I am still open," Waddle explained. "I am open for anything. I named a Top 12. I visited a lot of them and all of my position coaches at those schools – well pretty much my Top 12 is all my position coaches that I like the best.

"I will do a top five or a top six and commit from there. I will drop it during the summer or sometime before the season."

Waddle's most recent unofficial visit came when he attended the Texas A&M BBQ on Father's Day. 

"My latest visit was to A&M and the barbecue," Waddle confirmed. "The highlight was just talking to coach (Kevin) Sumlin. It was real cool talking to him and meeting the players. I got to meet Christian Kirk." 

Waddle would like to make it up to Oklahoma for an unofficial visit sometime soon.  

"I will probably visit OU," Waddle said as he wondered about the rest of his summer schedule.  

"I have not seen the new facility and that is what I am really looking forward to. I already know all the coaches. Me and coach (Lincoln) Riley are real cool because that is who gave me my offer." 

At the end of the day Waddle is just looking for the school that gives him that special feeling and when he finds it he will pull the trigger and commit.  

"Whenever it feels right is when I am going to commit, because I do not want to decommit or anything," Waddle said. 

As a junior in 2016, Waddle collected 48 receptions for 1,382 yards and 26 touchdowns and rushed for 277 yards and four scores to give him 30 total offensive touchdowns. He is also one of the top return men in the state. 


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