KEITH RIVERS, LB, 6-3, 220, 4.5 LAKE MARY, FLORIDA (LAKE MARY HS):
OUInsider.com: How is your season going?
Rivers: "We're in the playoffs, but we're only 6-4, which is kind of disappointing. I've got 140 tackles, two punt blocks and an interception."
OUInsider.com: In terms of recruiting, what school is your leader right now?
Rivers: "I'd have to say USC, but is OU is definitely in the picture a lot. Florida is also up there as well."
OUInsider.com: Are those schools your top three choices?
OUInsider.com: Does junior college linebacker Ryan Powdrell's commitment to USC last week affect your recruitment?
Rivers: "I don't know. It kind of does a little bit. I really haven't looked at their depth chart, but I don't think so. We'll just have to see what happens."
OUInsider.com: What are your thoughts on Oklahoma's defense this season?
Rivers: "I'm really impressed. They're definitely one of the top, if not the best defense in the nation."
OUInsider.com: How would you fit in Oklahoma's defensive scheme?
Rivers: "Pretty well. They really get after it defensively. I like that, because I'm very aggressive."
OUInsider.com: Which Oklahoma coach is recruiting you?
Rivers: "Kevin Wilson, I think, but I usually talk to Coach Venables."
OUInsider.com: How would you describe Coach Venables?
Rivers: "He's a great guy and a real go-getter. I like his enthusiasm and confidence."
OUInsider.com: Have you set any official visits yet?
Rivers: "No. I've been really busy with my football season, so I haven't had that opportunity yet."
OUInsider.com: Are you going to visit Oklahoma?
Rivers: "Yeah. I think I'm going there (Norman) in December."
OUInsider.com: What other schools will you visit officially?
Rivers: "USC and Florida."
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