Wingo Looking at All Options

Ronnie Wingo is one of the most highly recruited athletes in the Midland region and he has seen a host of schools come through his school recently to check him out. It looked like Illinois, Missouri or maybe Oklahoma had an early edge to land his signature, but he now reports that he is wide open after adding a number of schools to his offer list.

Ronnie Wingo, a 6-foot-3, 212-pound running back from St. Louis University High in Mo., has been enjoying the recruiting process.

"It's been going good," Wingo began. "Schools have been coming up to my school like crazy. My coach has been telling me schools are coming that have never been up there and he has been coaching for a long, long time."

"Ohio State and Iowa just came. Some schools let me know that they are going to be up there. I can not talk to them because I am in class and everything, but I know that Iowa, Ohio State, Michigan State, Cincinnati, Kansas, Missouri, Alabama, Illinois, Stanford, Northern Illinois, and all kind of schools have been in. Those are the schools that I know of."

Ohio State is a school that Wingo did not really know had a major interest in him, but he definitely felt their presence.

"Ohio State actually came when I was at lunch, so everybody knew it. Word gets around." Wingo said. "They have not offered. I have got some mail from them, but I did not know that they were that interested to come out to the school or anything like that."

Last time we spoke to Wingo it seemed like Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma were out in front for his services, but he wants to take a step back to evaluate all of his options before cutting down his list any.

"That is kind of old now because I have gotten a lot more offers since then," Wingo informed. "I want to have a top five by the end of the school year or by the month of June. I have gotten about three or four new offers, so that is what I am thinking about doing."

The schools that have offered Wingo so far are Oklahoma, Nebraska, Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Minnesota, but he has only been on one unofficial visit so far this spring.

"I actually went to the Missouri Spring game," Wingo relayed. "It was cool. They were trying to see who could help the team out, so it got kind of boring, but they started everyone in the first half and then they put in the third and fourth string."

Wingo did have the chance to go to one of the inaugural Next Level/Scout.com seven-on seven passing camps that was held in South Florida.

"It was fun," Wingo explained. "It was kind of hot down there. I was playing both ways, so it was crazy. I wish they would have put us a team together like some of the other teams, but it was fun for the experience. It was real fun. It was nice…"


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