So Rhodes wasn't entirely unprepared for the offer he received from Weis on Wednesday, but he was "extremely excited" nonetheless.
"I'm definitely going to consider KU," he said. "I've grown up going to KU games and watching KU basketball."
A visitor to Kansas Football's junior day event two weekends ago, he has already developed a strong relationship with offensive line coach Tim Grunhard.
"I've spent more time with Grunhard than I have with any other college coach that I've been talking to," Rhodes said. "Talking to Coach Grunhard is like talking to a friend."The Kansas offer is the fourth for the athletic left tackle, along with Kansas State, Missouri and Tulsa.