Decision on tap for McKenzie

Athlete Isaiah McKenzie of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage has a solid top five, with one school positioned far out in front. McKenzie talks about what's he got planned for the month of July and what it's going to take for his leader to become dethroned.

Wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage visited Notre Dame in the beginning of June, and he left campus with his dream offer. Shortly after his visit, McKenzie named the Irish his leader, but said he wanted to make a few last stops this summer before making a commitment.

Behind Notre Dame, McKenzie's top five also consists of Cincinnati, Kentucky, Rutgers and West Virginia, in no particular order.

"I don't have any of my other visits scheduled yet," McKenzie said. "I am planning on visiting Cincinnati first, Rutgers second, and West Virginia and Kentucky last. I will commit before my senior year starts."

McKenzie said that though he's not ready to become Irish just yet, it's going to be a tough task for one of the other four schools on his list to jump his leader.

"Notre Dame completely 'wowed' me," McKenzie said. "It is going to take a whole lot for a team to pass them as my No. 1. That will be kind of hard for another team to do. Notre Dame has everything I'm looking for, both in academics and for football."

Since Notre Dame extended an offer, McKenize said he's hearing from some schools in the Sunshine State.

"I'm hearing from pretty much all the schools in Florida besides the University of Florida," McKenzie said. "I still don't believe that any of them are getting close to offering."

So, what is the main hold up for McKenzie committing to Notre Dame?

"I want to weigh all of my options," McKenzie said. "I want to see if there is anything out there that would make me change my mind. I don't know what that could be yet, but I just want to be completely sure before I decide. Once I make my decision, it's going to be final."

Rutgers is the lone school in McKenzie's top five not recruiting him as a wide receiver. The Scarlet Knights like him as a cornerback. McKenzie added that West Virginia is recruiting him the hardest.

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