Beckham "Excited" By Gopher Offer

The interest and offers seem to be rolling in for the rising junior Ohio corner Kei Beckham and his latest offer came from the Minnesota Golden Gophers. He discusses about the offer, how his recruitment is going and more

Trotwood (OH.) Madison High School has produced some very good players over the years and have a rising prospect in junior cornerback Kei Beckham. The talented shut down corner received a Minnesota offer recently and talks about how he found out.

"Minnesota came by my school and my coach told me were they had just offered me," Beckham told GopherDigest. "I was excited about the offer because I know Minnesota is a great program. I don't know to much about Minnesota, but I like their style of play. I do plan on making it to a game this year, but if I don't, then I will visit them in the spring. I'll be looking forward to getting know Minnesota more and also to see what the fans are like when I visit."

The 5-11, 160-pound defender is getting recruited heavily and holds a handful of offers while hearing from many others as well.

"My recruitment is going well," said Beckham. "I got offers from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Akron, Central Michigan, Western Michigan and now Minnesota. I am also hearing from Michigan State, Michigan, Arkansas, Iowa, West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Northwestern, UCLA, North Carolina State and a lot of others. I have not yet set up any visits other than I am planning on visiting Michigan and Notre Dame within the next few weeks."

With so much recruiting attention, Beckham is living up to the hype by putting together a solid junior campaign.

"My season is going good," said Beckham. "I have 2 interceptions and I think 17 tackles so far this season. I'm just working hard everyday and want to continue showing my ability to play."

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