Pennsylvania Lineman Names Eight

Erie (McDowell) lineman Kyle Mitchum has 25 scholarship offers. Mitchum hasn't closed the door on anyone yet but says there are eight schools that he's the most interested in at this time.

I have about 25 scholarship offers," said lineman Kyle Mitchum.

"I really don't have things narrowed down yet. I'm looking at Ohio State, Iowa, Miami, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Michigan, West Virginia and Virginia.

"I visited Penn State, Pittsburgh and Syracuse in the spring. This summer I have visited Ohio State, Michigan State, Virginia and North Carolina.

"I'm hoping to get to Iowa, Tennessee and Miami by the end of the summer.

"Right now I plan on waiting until after the season to make a decision. I want to take my visits."

Mitchum, a 6-foot-6, 270-pounder, from Erie (Pa.) McDowell will be a three-year varsity starter in 2003. He was named 2nd team all-state in 2002.

Kyle Mitchum is a national "Hot 100" selection and the #5 ranked offensive line prospect according to

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