TCU Eyeing Rising DE

Plaquemine, Louisiana defensive end Davon Godchaux is one of the fastest rising prospects in the country. TCU is among the programs pursuing the 6-foot-4, 245-pound playmaker.

Plaquemine, Louisiana defensive end Davon Godchaux has seen his stock soar in recent weeks adding offers from schools coast to coast.

After impressive camp performances, including the Nike Football Training Camp in Memphis, word is quickly getting out on the 6-foot-4, 245-pound prospect. In recent weeks Godchaux has added offers from Cincinnati, Florida State, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, USC, Vanderbilt and Washington State among others.

TCU is another program that has showed interest lately according to Godchaux, who reports that the Frogs have extended an offer.

"I got like twelve handwritten letters from them," he said. "I got those letters saying how bad they want me and they want to offer me a scholarship and they like the way I play."

Although the Frogs have shown strong interest in the form of handwritten letters, Godchaux has yet to speak with a coach from the Horned Frogs staff throughout the process, but was hoping to change that on Tuesday night.

"I haven't talked to one yet," he said. "I want to talk to the defensive line coach or recruiter in my area."

Godchaux doesn't have much familiarity with TCU's program, but he's hoping to see the campus soon. He also hopes to attend the Frogs' opening 2013 game against LSU, which will be played at Arlington Cowboys Stadium.

"I don't a lot about them, but I'm going to go look at them to learn more about them," he said. "I want to get tickets to the game to watch them play LSU."

With a reported offer list that is quickly growing, the rising defensive end said a few more programs could be close to offering. However, he's confident that even if no others schools offer, he has a great list to choose from.

"I think Texas A&M is going to offer and maybe Alabama and LSU," he said. "It really doesn't matter because I've already got a lot of schools to choose from. I'm open to everyone."

What is he looking for in a program?

"Great academics first of all," Godchaux said of his main factor. "I'm also looking at how they relate to the players, great facilities and things like that."

Godchaux has put on some serious miles in recent weeks traveling to various camps and campuses. While he was invited to attend Alabama's and LSU's spring game, Godchaux said he'll likely stay close to home this weekend and go watch the Tigers.

"I may go to LSU or Alabama, but I might just go to LSU because I'm tired of traveling, I've been traveling the last few weeks," he said.

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