South Florida OL Standout Likes UM

This talented offensive line prospect was very impressive at three separate summer camps this year, and he's proving why he's one of the top OL prospects in south Florida. He talks about the recruiting process.

After a strong performance at this year's NIKE Training Camp, Boca Raton (Pope John Paul III) standout offensive lineman Steve Asbeck then went on to have impressive camps at Ohio State and Georgia Tech this summer.

At 6-foot-4 and 255 pounds, Asbeck brings a lot of athletic ability to the position. His 4.50 shuttle time at the NIKE Camp proved how quick and athletic Asbeck is.

"I used to always play basketball and that really helped with my quickness and agility," Asbeck said. "But now, I'm pretty much just focusing on football."

When he started high school a few years ago, Asbeck wasn't the biggest guy on the field.

"I was only about 6-feet and maybe 200 pounds," he said. "But then I started growing and just kept getting bigger and bigger."

And he'll continue to. Asbeck has the frame to add another 40+ pounds at the college level.

Inside the classroom, Asbeck is a full academic qualifier and that's another reason why he had so many college coaches calling this past spring.

"Florida called, Miami, Purdue, UCF, Cornell, and FAU were the main ones," he said. "The two that have sent [offers] are Eastern Michigan and FAU."

Asbeck named off some of his early favorites.

"I really liked Georgia Tech a lot," he said "I went to their camp and really enjoyed it there. They seemed pretty interested. I also like UCF and Miami, too and out of state, I'm also looking at North Carolina and Indiana."

The talented offensive line prospect talked about the Hurricanes.

"They called and stopped by the school in May," he said. "They talked about the school and how they'll be watching me this season. I don't know whether I want to leave or not. I wouldn't mind going to a big school out of state, but if someone like Miami offered me then it would be pretty hard to turn them down."

Asbeck, whose father played offensive tackle at Cornell during his college days, said he thinks he'll be a guard at the next level.

"I don't think I'm really big enough to play tackle, so I think I'll be a guard," he said. "The coaches say I have good speed from side to side and I can move around pretty well for my size. I can run down linebackers."

Asbeck talked about his goals for this coming season.

"I want to hopefully go undefeated and get into the state title game," he said. "My big personal goal is to make the all-state team."

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