When most players go on official
visits, they stay with a player that they've never met before. Not Devin McDowell. This weekend one of
"It went pretty good. I had a lot of fun. I got to spend a lot of time with my brother," said McDowell.
McDowell committed to
"My favorite part of the weekend was when we went to the basketball game. We hung out at DeAndre's house. A bunch of the players came over there. We hung out a lot and it was pretty fun," said McDowell.
McDowell said that while talking to the numerous recruits that visited this weekend, many of them were very high on the Cyclones.
"A lot of them said that they
McDowell's decision came down to
"I have a great opportunity to come in and play cornerback. My brother would be on the other side of me. I know that I can be on kickoff return or punt return," said McDowell.
Having an older brother that just went through the same thing a few years ago is a definite advantage for McDowell, as DeAndre is always full of tips and advice for Devin.
"He tells me to keep my head on straight and to try and gain a lot of weight," said McDowell.
Though they are brothers, McDowell has stressed that he is very keyed on making sure that he's not known as "DeAndre's little brother."
"I really can't separate myself from him. He is my brother. There's really nothing I can do to get away from that but I want to just go out and make plays on my own," said McDowell.
It might be December, but McDowell
is already making plans on when he's going to move to
"I'm going to try and stay up in the weight room and to eat a lot. I'm going to come in the middle of June and do the summer workout and take some classes so I can try and get a step ahead," said McDowell.
The number one thing that McDowell
will bring to
"It makes me have a lot of confidence. I know that a receive may be bigger than me but once he comes out of his route, I know that I can catch up to him and make a big play," said McDowell.
McDowell went on to talk about how it's not all natural, and that he's worked for every split second to be taken off of that 40 time.
"When I was younger I had a little
bit of speed but I didn't have that much until I came to