Reuland Set To Embark On College Tour

Mission Viejo, Calif., tight end Konrad Reuland, one of the nation's top 40 prospects, is set to make a trip east to tour four of the top football schools in the country. Ohio State will be included in that tour. Click here for more details on this intriguing tight end prospect.

Mission Viejo, Calif., tight end Konrad Reuland will embark Friday on a tour of colleges east of the Rocky Mountains, according to his father, Ralf.

"We are leaving this Friday and going to Nebraska, Miami (Fla.), Notre Dame and Ohio State," Ralf Reuland said. "We should be at Ohio State Aug. 5."

The family will then embark on a brief vacation before returning to California in time for Konrad to join his teammates for the start of preseason camp.

Reuland is ranked as the nation's No. 2 tight end prospect by Scout.com. He is also rated as the fifth-best player in California and as the nation's No. 33 prospect overall.

He has offers from a number of the nation's top schools. In addition to the schools listed above, Ralf Reuland said his son has an interest in several colleges closer to home.

"He is looking at the Pac-10 schools in California – the two Los Angeles schools (USC and UCLA) as well as the two in the Bay Area (Stanford and Cal)," he said. "I think he is also intrigued with Washington, Oregon and Duke. He got a chance to visit Duke when he was playing an AAU basketball tournament there. I think, for him, those are the ones who stand out."

Ralf Reuland discussed the purpose of the college tour.

"It's so he can take a look and see what each individual school has to offer," he said. "He also wants to see some coaches and players at each school and see what they're like."

Konrad Reuland has been busy this week, working as a receiver at the Elite 11 quarterback camp near his hometown. His high school coach, Bob Johnson, oversees that camp.

"I think that has been fun running routes and working out every day with them," Ralf Reuland said.

Reuland and OSU signee Ryan Williams helped Mission Viejo post a perfect 14-0 record and win a CIF-South Section championship. He was the Diablos' leading receiver with 47 catches for 744 yards and seven touchdowns. He also takes pride in his blocking, helping Mission Viejo rush for 3,300 yards on the season.

In regards to Ohio State, Reuland has ties to the Buckeye state.

"He was born in Ohio," Ralf Reuland said. "He has always been a lifelong Buckeye fan and always identified with Ohio State. When he was only 3, we moved and he went to school (in California)."

However, nearby schools such as UCLA and USC, where Mission Viejo quarterback Mark Sanchez signed, could prove hard to beat.

Reuland holds a 3.8 GPA and scored a 1610 on the new version of the SAT.

Click the link below for a look at video of Konrad Reuland.

Reuland Video


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