New Interest in Pellerin

New Iberia (LA) Catholic High school quarterback Jason Pellerin is a hot name this spring. Several college programs have contacted Pellerin or his coach to inform them of their intention to make the trek to Acadiana and see the talented signal caller in action. Louisiana and Louisiana Tech have both already offered, but the home state programs may soon have some solid competition.

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"Things have been going pretty good," said Pellerin. "I have been hearing from a lot more schools lately.

"Oklahoma State, Baylor, Mississippi State, Northwestern, Nevada and a few other schools have been contacting me a lot more."

Pellerin reports that things with the Bulldogs of Mississippi State appear to be on the incline.

"The head coach, Dan Mullen, just started following me on twitter and I am going to be messaging with him," said Pellerin. "One of the coaches called me coach this week to ask about me and to get more information about me."

Due to a busy spring schedule, Pellerin has not had the chance to get out and see many schools.

"I went to junior day at LSU, but I play baseball, so it's been tough to go many places during the season," said Pellerin. "I am going to go a lot of places this summer and see some of the schools that are recruiting me."

As a multi-sport athlete, Pellerin may have some programs label him as an athlete, but so far most schools are talking about the dual threat star lining up behind center.

"I really want to play quarterback and all of the schools are saying that they want me as a quarterback," said Pellerin. "That's where I feel the most comfortable."

The southwest Louisiana native is in no hurry to make a decision about his college future, but he has a good idea about what he wants in a college program.

"I want to go somewhere that has a strong work ethic," said Pellerin. "Everybody has to work hard to do their part.

"I am a hard worker and those are the kind of people I want to be around.

"I am going to be looking at how many receivers and how many quarterbacks all of the schools have coming back too."

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