Lucier-South to take Official Visit to U-M

The five-star defensive end updated his recruitment at The Opening earlier this week. W/VIDEO

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Amongst some of the most talented players in the country, five-star defensive end Keisean Lucier-South’s speed is still evident and step quicker than the majority.

On Tuesday, the California standout used his great speed at The Opening --held at Nike’s world headquarters -- to beat some of top offensive lineman in the country.

“I think I did good today,” he said. “I played on the left side. I’m not used to that side. But I think I was two-for-two today against Chuma [Edoga]. He is a really good tackle. So I had really good competition against him. “[I] just use my athleticism. And I use my speed a lot. So it really helps me a lot against [offensive] lineman.”

Currently, Lucier-South is uncommitted and is looking for a potential program. His choices are endless. He holds notable offers from USC, UCLA, Michigan and Notre Dame among others. With only five official visits allowed per NCAA rules, he admits he has two official visits set as of right now.

“I am taking a visit up [to Michigan] on October, 11 for the Penn State game,” he said. “Right now I don’t think I am going [to U-M] in the summer time. I don’t know if I’ll have enough time. But that’s my plan right now with Michigan.”

His other planned official is to Notre Dame on Oct. 4. A self admitted Wolverine fan growing up, Lucier-South says there will be certain characteristics he will be looking for when he finally visits Ann Arbor this fall.

“I just want to see Michigan’s campus,” he said. “The stadium, the team, the coaches. I want to see them in person. I want the relationship with the coaches in person. We have been talking on [Twitter] and we have been talking on the phone a lot, but I want to talk to them in person. And just see how the team is. I want to see that vibe. That’s my big thing about going there.”

He is also considering taking official visits to UCLA, USC, Florida, Tennessee, Oregon and Texas. As far as a decision timeline, he says he most likely will make his commitment known in early 2015. “Right now I am thinking about signing day or if I want to do a commit early, I want to do it at the [U.S. Army Bowl],” he said on his decision timeline.

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