Big-Time WR Visits WVU, UK

The University of Kentucky hosted one of the most desired wide receivers in the class of 2008, at its recent camp.

Cheraw (SC) is home to one of the nation's best wide receiver prospects in Jaron Brown. Already sporting offers from seven schools to date that include home-town South Carolina and Clemson, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Duke and Vanderbilt, Brown took to the road to see some of his scholarship schools.

"I recently went to West Virginia n an unofficial visit and then the day after I went to Kentucky," Brown said. "I went to a camp, but West Virginia was just an unofficial visit.

"West Virginia was amazing," Brown continued, "Morgantown has some really nice people down there. I got to talk to some of the coaches and met a couple of players. It's really nice down there. They have some nice facilities and everything. There's like, two parts to the campus, so it's a pretty big school."

The Palmetto state native totaled 20 receptions for 502 yards in a mostly run-oriented offense as a junior. 13 of the 20 receptions went for touchdowns.

"The next day I went to Kentucky camp," Brown said about the final step of his trip. "I had a really good camp. Probably my best. I ran a 4.44 forty-yard dash and had a 4.25 shuttle."

The 6-foot-2, 185 pounder got a chance to talk about his experience in Lexington that included a tour of the campus.

"We walked around the school and saw the facilities and the rest of the campus," Brown said. "Let me tell you, I think they are a team on the rise in the SEC. They got some good things going up there."

Brown is not finished with his summer road trip across the country. The senior-to-be plans on seeing the state of Tennessee, next weekend.

"I plan on taking a couple more unofficial visits," Brown said. "I am supposed to go to Vanderbilt and Tennesse. After that, I'll announce a top five. Once I announce my top favorites, I plan on going on all five official visits after September."

In addition to starring on offense, Brown was a force defensively, racking up 95 tackles and 2 interceptions on the defensive side of the ball. A good student as well with a 3.3 GPA, the two-way standout helped lead Cheraw to the 2-A State Championship last season.

"I'm looking for a school with good academics," Brown said, "a good overally school and a good coaching staff is very important to me. Just an overall winning program, pretty much."


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