Kirksey Names Top Four in 1-2-3-4 Order

St. Louis Hazelwood East DE/DT prospect Brandon Kirksey talked to Scout/K-StateFans.com regarding his recruiting status. Measuring 6-foot-2, 262 pounds and reportedly clocking a 4.7 forty time, make no mistake the DL offers impressive size/speed-numbers. Go inside to get the latest: Kid talks offers, not to mention tosses us the scoop on his top schools, including a 1-2-3-4 order, and much more.

Brandon Kirksey (who goes about 6-foot-2, 262 pounds) plays his ball for St. Louis (MO) Hazelwood East high school. Currently holding official scholarship offers from "Ole Miss and Arkansas," kid also told us he has a couple of "verbal offers via "Kansas State and Minnesota."

Not to mention said he's receiving considerable interest from "Missouri, Illinois and Ball State."

Recruiting Hardest?

"Minnesota, Arkansas, Ole Miss, Ball State and K-State."

Top Schools?

The defensive line prospect hailing from St. Louis broke us off a 1-2-3-4 pecking order...

"Right now I'm really digging Minnesota, and then I'd have to say Arkansas is next," Kirksey sharing pertinent recruiting information said."

"And after that's it's K-State and Ole Miss, right now," Kirksey continued. "And, I'd put Missouri in there too. And then Illinois is talking about offering too. So we'll see how everything shakes out in the end."

JR Season Stat Package: "112 tackles, 2 sacks, 30-40 pressures, 7-8 QB knockdowns, 3 FRs."

Track-And-Field Exploits: "Shot put: 39 feet; Discus: 107 feet."

Weight Room Numbers: "325 Bench, 405 Power Clean."

Academics: "I'm taking an ACT prep class to raise my score right now and I am signed up for a September ACT retake. So, I'll do a lot better this next test. And, I'm also working on raising my GPA which I think I will be able to do since I took some summer school classes."


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