Minnesota Lineman Has Two Offers

Blue Earth (Minn.) is home to not just one but two talented offensive linemen. Sam Lee might not have the offers that his teammate Jonah Pirsig has but there are a number of teams taking a look at him. GoldenSports.net was able to catch up with Lee and get the latest on his recruitment.

"My recruitment has been going pretty good so far," Lee said. "I've got offers from South Dakota State and South Dakota so far. Minnesota, Iowa, Iowa State, Northern Iowa and Northern Illinois have all been talking to me and UNI seems close to offering. I also went to camps at Minnesota, Iowa and Iowa State."

After attending one of Minnesota's one-day camps in late June, Lee came away with a good impression of the Gopher staff and some valuable tips to help him prepare for the upcoming season.

"I had a good time at the one day camp," he said. "There weren't very many offensive linemen there so I got a lot of one on one time with the coaches. They taught and showed me a lot of things that I can work on to get better for the upcoming season."

"They're all really nice guys and they have a good shot at turning the program around," he added. "They told me that I performed pretty well and that I need to keep working through the season and that they want to see my senior film to see how much I improve."

Over the off-season Lee has been working with his brother and a trainer to prepare himself for the upcoming season.

"I've been working out with my brother and I travel to a town nearby to work with a trainer," he said. "I've been working on my footwork, speed, and strength."

What type of player would teams be getting if they were to land Lee?

"I'd say that I'm pretty tough and quick off the ball," he said. "I can pack a good initial punch and I can get my hands inside pretty fast and can control the defensive lineman."

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