Speedster Looking Out Of State

One of the fastest players in Columbus is Marion-Franklin WR/DB Keith Massey. He is getting interest from plenty of schools.

Thursday, we talked about Alex Daniels, a recruit from Columbus (OH) Marion-Franklin who is getting looks from big-time programs. Another one from the same school is WR/CB Keith Massey.

Massey stands in at 6-1, 190 and is known for his speed. He can play on either side of the ball.

"This summer, I ran a 4.3 in tennis shoes," he said. "I played receiver and corner but I prefer receiver."

Massey may give Ohio State recruit Erik Haw a run for his money (and then some) when it comes to who the fastest athlete in Columbus is. The two run against one another on March 30th.

"We played this year and I caught him from behind," Massey said.

Massey talked about what schools were recruiting him, and it sounds like things were picking up literally as we spoke.

"Minnesota and Purdue," he said. "I got a handwritten letter from Notre Dame."

During the conversation, Massey was opening his mail and discovered another letter from ND.

"Oh, Notre Dame sent me another hand-written letter today," he said. "Notre Dame wants me to come over on April 3rd, but I can't. I'm taking the test again."

What schools right now stand among his favorites?

"Michigan has always been a favorite," he said. "Florida, Florida State and Oregon.

"I'll opt for Michigan over everybody. They always have good quarterbacks and always throw the ball."

When it comes to what factors will be instrumental in making his decision, he said he really doesn't know and it may come down to a "gut feeling," but he is sure that he wants it to end quickly.

"I want to get it over with," he said. "I don't want to go through all of this. I watched Erik go through it last year."

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