Super LB Has UM in Top 3

This super talented linebacker prospect has an official visit scheduled to Miami. He talks about the recruiting process, his season, and what he likes about the Hurricanes in this interview.

At 6-foot-1 and 225 pounds, Brandywine (Md.) Gwynn Park standout linebacker Wes Jefferson is having an outstanding senior season.

In helping his team to an 8-0 start, Jefferson has over 100 tackles playing middle linebacker.

"We just played on Tuesday and play again on Saturday," he said. "We've had to play four games in 12 days because of the sniper thing from earlier in the season. The playoff situation is looking good because we can clinch home field advantage."

The talented middle linebacker prospect, who is a full academic qualifier now, said the recruiting process remains hectic.

"Man, it has been crazy," he said. "The calls come constantly. The coaches call a lot but also the media. Sometimes I find it hard to believe that so many people are interested in me. I just go out and play ball and have fun."

The talented linebacker has scheduled two official visits - Miami on Dec. 13 and Maryland on Dec. 20. He's still considering five others for the remaining three trips.

"I'm still looking at Notre Dame, Hawaii, Penn State, Tennessee, and Texas," he said. "They all still call every week and they all want me to visit their school."

Jefferson was asked if he had a favorite yet and how willing he is to leave the state of Maryland.

"I haven't figured out who the clean cut favorite would be yet," he said. "I really don't have one. I need to take my visits before knowing anything like that. There's a good chance I'll leave Maryland. I wouldn't say it's likely or not likely. Whatever happens."

Jefferson talked more about the Hurricanes.

"They're a great program," he said. "I think there's a good chance I could play early and I'm looking forward to my trip. I've liked them since the beginning. They're probably in the top 3. But yeah, they're definitely in it."


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