Wide receiver Keenen Brown has experienced a pretty good taste of the recruiting process since beginning of the year. The 6-3 185 pound Brown has seen his offer list grow into double-digits in a short period of time because of a productive junior season at Taylor High School in the Houston area. In 2012, Brown caught 45 passes for 729 yards and nine touchdowns.
The four-star prospect, and 15th-ranked receiver in the land, is continuing to collect offers. In recent days, Brown has added two new offers from schools that just entered the picture for his services.
"Everything is starting to pick up again, after a short little break," said Brown. "Several new schools are coming after me. The newest two offers were Iowa State and Colorado. I've started looking at them recently too."
One school that offered Brown in recent weeks is LSU, something that Brown said was a little bit surprising at the time. However, since the offer, the primary recruiter at LSU for Brown has definitely made him feel wanted.
"My recruiting coach, Thomas McGaughey, talks to my coach at my high school all the time and asks about me a lot," said Browm. "They just want to know how I'm doing and things like that."
Aside from McGaughey speaking with his coach, Brown explained that he speaks with other members of the LSU staff on a regular basis about traveling to check out the Baton Rouge campus in the near future.
"I talked to Coach [Les] Miles, Adam Henry, and Coach McGaughey the other day," said Brown. "They are really trying to get me to visit this spring to look at everything and show me how I would fit in their offense."
There are several different things working the favor of LSU with Brown. For Brown, playing for a big-time program that sends players to the NFL is something that he hopes to do in college. LSU possesses all of those attributes, according to Brown.
"LSU is a strong program and they put a lot of players into the NFL," said Brown. "They play against the best with the best. They have a great coaching staff and it's just a great program."
While LSU fits what Brown in looking for in a school, there is also another factor that makes LSU look even more attractive. Chris Hardeman, a high school teammate of Brown, has been committed to LSU since the summer of 2012. Brown explained that Hardeman being committed to LSU would definitely be a factor in his recruitment because of how long they have been friends.
"It will be a factor because we have been teammates since the 9th grade," said Brown. "We have both been through the same things. We are very close and it would be awesome to go to school with him. It would make things easier.
In terms of visits that he will take in the coming months, Brown explained that he has three schools that he is planning to check out, with a good idea of what he wants to see at one of them.
"I'm going to try to go to some practices at schools this spring," said Brown. "I'll be at LSU, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M."
"I'm going to be looking at the LSU offense when I go down there. It's supposed to be changing and I want to see if it is."
While he doesn't plan to make a final decision until after his senior year, Brown has added a couple of schools to his list to make a new top-five.
"LSU, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Missouri, and Michigan State are all standing out to me right now," said Brown. "That is who I am most interested in."
Brown hopes to visit LSU
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