Lymon Looking to Stay in Big Ten

Speedy wide receiver <b>Selwyn Lymon</b> from Harding High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. is receiving a lot of attention from Big Ten schools, including Michigan. Tuesday night GoBlueWolverine Magazine spoke with Lymon about where he may end up spending his college days.

"Right now it looks like Purdue has the best chance for me to come in and play right away," Selwyn Lymon said. "They have the same kind of offense we play and the coaches there have told me that I would see a lot of playing time as a freshman, no other school has said that. I know Michigan has some commitments already at wide receiver but they do lose Braylon Edwards after this year."

The 6 foot 4, 190-pound Lymon reports a hand-timed 4.37 in the 40, making him one of the fastest wideout prospects in the nation. While it is early his attention appears to be primarily from Big Ten schools, with one SEC school in the mix. "I now have offers from Tenessee, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Michigan and Purdue," he said. "Nobody really is a favorite though I did like Michigan growing up." Lymon said all schools are recruiting him for wide receiver and that is where he would prefer to play in college.

As a junior the Max Emfinger 4-star prospect caught 47 passes for 1,134 yards and 13 touchdowns, helping Harding to the state championship game. He also plays power forward in basketball and runs the 400 meters, is on the 4X100 relay team, and participates in the long jump. "We took 4th in the 4X100 at State this year, and I was 2nd in the 400," Lymon said. "I was beaten by a lean at the end, but I did run a 47.7."

Lymon said he wasn't sure if any Michigan coaches stopped by during the spring evaluation period, but he paid a visit to Ann Arbor during Michigan's spring practice session, where he received his offer. He said he didn't attend any Nike or MSL camp's, but is planning on going to the Ohio State one-day camp. "I'd like to camp at schools I haven't visited yet," he said. "I may try to go to the Michigan camp but right now it looks like I'll go to the OSU camp and probably Wisconsin." Lymon said his team is now having its own camp and is participating in passing league tournaments on Saturday's.

While Lymon said he is still open to all the schools, he is getting some local pressure. "There are a lot of Ohio State fans at my school," he said. "My school nurse is a big OSU fan and she gave me a 'Buckeye' and told me to always hang on to it."

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