Illinois OT talks about offer from Wildcats

It's no secret that offensive line is a huge priority for the Kentucky staff in the Class of 2015. The Wildcats have already received four verbal commitments from O-Linemen, and there could be a couple more added to that position group by the time UK is done.

It's no secret that offensive line is a huge priority for the Kentucky staff in the Class of 2015. The Wildcats have already received four verbal commitments from O-Linemen, and there could be a couple more added to that position group by the time UK is done.

One player on UK's wish list is three-star offensive tackle Quinn Oseland from Sacred Heart Griffin High School in Springfield, Ill. The 6-foot-6, 300-pound prospect is currently rated the No. 40 offensive tackle in the junior class and has a slew of scholarship offers from across the country, including: UK, Oregon, Arizona State, California, Illinois, Louisville, Cincinnati and UConn.

Missouri and Ohio State have also been showing strong interest.

"The staff at Kentucky has been telling me about the new fast-pace offense they use now," Oseland said. "(UK assistant) John Schlarman told me he would love to have me on their offensive line as all the offensive lineman they're recruiting need to be athletic guys who can move and block down the field. I feel like I can fit perfectly."

Oseland says Illinois and Oregon are recruiting him as hard as any school right now, although he does not have a leader or a top five. He'll start making plans for camps and visits sometime this summer, then narrow his list. A decision could come by the end of summer.

Asked what he's looking for in a future college program, Oseland said "academics, the coaching staff and the relationship with the coaches." He also cited facilities and the overall campus environment as big keys to his decision.

The Cats currently have verbal commitments from offensive linemen Mason Wolfe, Levon Livingston, Logan Stenberg and Larry Wells in the Class of 2015. UK has six total commitments in the junior class.

CLICK HERE to view highlight clips of Oseland (No. 78) in action.


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