4-star QB wants to visit UM

C.J. Uzomah is one of the nation's most heavily recruited quarterback prospects and Miami is one of the schools who has offered him. Read on to see what he's saying about the Canes, the recruiting process, and more.

C.J. Uzomah talked about life as one of the nation's top quarterback prospects.

"I havem't been doing anything much," Uzomah said. "I've been getting ready for next year, watching film and doing speed training. Spring just started and I'm real excited about that."

Uzomah, 6-foot-5 and 235 pounds, emerged as a major prospect last season when he threw for 1,500 yards and 15 scores while adding 800 yards and 10 scores on the ground.

With over 20 scholarship offers, Uzomah says he remains pretty open with the recruiting process but did single a few schools out when asked about it.

"LSU, South Carolina, Auburn, Notre Dame, Clemson -- those are the schools recruiting me the hardest right now," he said. "They are not the top five and they are not in any particular orders, just the ones coming after me real hard. No school is at the top right now."

Uzomah said the school he watched the most while growing up hasn't offered him yet.

"I watched Ohio State a lot because my family were fans," he said. "I am a fan of the whole sport though. Ohio State hasn't offered me yet."

Another school who has offered is Miami and he talked about his interest in the Canes.

"I have football friends who love Miami," he said. "I was talking to Teddy Bridgewater and he was telling me how great Miami is and I also talk to Storm Johnson who is their running back. He tells me he loves it there. Miami is a great school. I want to talk to their coaches and go there on a visit."

The standout quarterback prospect, who said he also plans to visit LSU, Tennessee, and South Carolina in the near future, talked about what he'll be looking for in a school.

"Academics and atmosphere and playing time are the main things," he said. "Academics is definitely number 1, because you can't play football forever."

Note: Uzomah says he just recently picked up offers from "Kentucky, USF, South Carolina, Texas Tech, Southern Miss, Wake Forest, and Illinois."

-- Junior Highlights


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