Riley Names Leader

Wetumpka High athlete Kejuan Riley currently holds just one offer, from South Alabama. This should change as college coaches watch him in action on the field in the next couple months. Alabama, Auburn, Southern Miss, Clemson, Georgia Tech, UAB, and Vanderbilt are all currently recruiting Riley. When asked who was recruiting him the hardest he said, "Probably Georgia Tech or Auburn."

Where did Kejuan Riley visit over the summer?

"I went to Auburn. It was very nice. It was calm. It'd be fun to go there. I also went to UAB. That was alright. It wasn't what I expected. It's just a little different from other schools."

Kejuan also made a visit to Atlanta and was in attendance for Georgia Tech's 41-14 victory over Jacksonville State. He shared his thoughts on the game, Georgia Tech, and his visit:

"The game was real fun. It was really loud. I liked it. It was just fun. Georgia Tech, they were very good. I like the defense they run. The offense was also very good. I liked the atmosphere. When they play against UGA, I'm sure it's even louder. On the visit, they showed me the Technical Center and we walked around the campus a good bit. I saw the weight room. It was very nice and really big. I liked it. My mom, she really likes Georgia Tech. She says it's a little far but she likes it."

Riley also had the chance to visit with the coaches at the game:

"I talked to them. They were saying they were glad I was there and that they want me to come back. They talked some about an offer in the summer, but they want to see me in action first. I met Coach Johnson. He was really nice. I like him."

Riley's recruiting coach at Tech is defensive backs coach Charles Kelly. Kelly has told him that the Yellow Jackets would like him playing at cornerback. Most other schools want Riley as a safety in the defense.

At Georgia Tech, Kejuan has a former high school teammate playing there in quarterback Tevin Washington. Here's what he said about the possibility of playing again one day with Tevin, what he's looking for in a school, and when he could make a commitment:

"Yeah, Tevin and I are close. I could see myself playing with him again. Having him at Tech would definitely make it a lot more comfortable and he could definitely help me out and stuff. With recruiting, first is education and if the school has what I want to do. I want to be a civil engineer. Then it's all about the team and how they run, how they do. I'll commit when I feel ready."

Riley also named a top 3, "Georgia Tech, Alabama, and Auburn. In that order." He said that Georgia Tech is firmly on top for him and mentioned they have good civil engineering program.


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