McNair talks Louisville

Steve McNair Jr., son of the former NFL All-Pro quarterback, is making his name at a different position than his famous father. A promising wide receiver prospect, McNair is receiving interest from Big East programs, including Louisville.

Steve McNair Jr. is making a name for himself on the gridiron. While his father was one of the greatest college quarterbacks of all-time and an NFL all-pro, the younger McNair is making an impact as one of the top wide receivers in the state of Mississippi.

"Right now the schools showing me the most interest are Louisville, West Virginia, Mississippi State, and Southern (Miss). I have offers from Mississippi State, West Virginia, Alcorn St. and Southern (Miss) right now," said McNair. "I am getting letters from Oregon, Florida State, and Alcorn."

McNair is coming off a solid junior season in one of the top classifications in his state.

"I think I did good this being my first year of 5a football. I had 58 receptions for 968 yards and 10 touchdowns," said McNair. "The coaches really like my route running and my physicality as a receiver. I want to work on my quickness and blocking downfield this summer."

On the recruiting front, the Hattiesburg (MS) Oak Grove standout expressed interest in the Cardinals.

"I love the way Louisville runs their offense and spreads the ball around the field. I talk to the wide receivers coach (Jeff Lewis) down there," said McNair.

McNair has not made any visits this spring and doesn't appear in a rush to make a college decision.

"I have not taken any visits yet. I talked to my dad yesterday and he told me to wait so I am waiting to take some visits," said McNair. "I plan on making a decision after my senior season."

One factor will play a huge role in his ultimate decision.

"Academics are the biggest thing and getting those grades that is what is most important to me," said McNair. "I am wide open right now. I don't have any favorites."


Cardinal Authority Top Stories