Offers adding up for Yulee

Four-star linebacker Jaquan Yulee already has landed over a dozen scholarships and several others are close to offering. Notre Dame offered in the fall and continues to send mail to the Chesapeake, Va., standout.

Notre Dame offered four-star linebacker Jaquan Yulee last fall after Irish assistant coach Scott Booker paid a summer visit to the 6-foot-2, 240-pounder at Indian River High School in Chesapeake, Va.

Since then the Irish have remained in contact through the mail.

“I haven’t heard from them in a minute,” Yulee said of the Irish. “It’s been a couple of months but I still get letters from them.”

North Carolina, Clemson, Michigan, NC State, Virginia and Virginia Tech also have offered and Florida State and a handful of other top programs have shown interest.

“Everything is going well,” Yulee said. “I’ve been getting a lot of letters and a lot of calls. It’s going well right now.”

Yulee lost track of how many scholarship offers he has collected but that number is nearing two dozen.

It could grow in a hurry once coaches hit the road for the spring evaluation period.

Yulee also plans to see a few schools once his junior basketball season comes to a close.

“I plan on visiting a lot of schools this summer,” he said. “I plan on going to Ohio State, Florida State, UNC, NC State, Virginia Tech, UVA and Clemson. I plan to go to some Nike camps and some Under Armour camps too.”

During the season Yulee visited North Carolina because of its proximity to his home.

As a junior, Yulee recorded 120 tackles, including 25 for a loss, and nine sacks in leading Indian River to an 8-4 record, the school’s first winning season in five years. Yulee also picked off three passes and returned two of them for scores.

He was named the PenSouth Conference’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year and a first team Junior All-American by MaxPreps.

While North Carolina is rumored to be the frontrunner for Yulee’s services, the four-star prospect claims to be open to all schools that offer.

“Not really,” he said when asked if he has any favorite schools. “I’m just enjoying it all right now.” Top Stories