Deante Lamar names 3 leaders
What do you consider to be your strengths at cornerback? "I love to bump and run. I play physical."
What are you working on? "My hip flexibility, mainly. I want to strengthen my hips. I am getting ready for track right now"
What do you run? "The 100 and 200."
What were your best recorded times last year? "A 10.6 and a 21.8."
Had any inhome visits lately? "Wisconsin, Ole Miss, Oklahoma State, Alabama A&M, MTSU, and Memphis have been by."
Who stood out? "Coach Hopson (Ole Miss). He is straight."
Have you set up your official visits? "Yes sir, I went to Wisconsin last weekend, and I am going to Ole Miss (1/14) and Oklahoma State (1/21)."
Has each of these schools offered you a scholarship? "Yes sir."
What do you like about Ole Miss right now? "Well, they had a coaching change, but my position coach stayed (Coach Hopson). I went to their football camp, and I liked Coach Hopson a lot. That was a big plus when they kept him."
What are Wisconsin's positives? "I went on a visit there this weekend. I had a great time. I saw their academic facilities. They have a great Pharmacy program, and that is what I want to major in. They have a lot of stability with their coaching staff, and I liked their players."
What about Oklahoma State? "They just recently came into the picture. They offered me last week, and 5 of their DB's are graduating. I have a good chance to play early there, and that is real important to me."
What will be the other factors in your decision? "Just where I like it and can like living there."
Lamar carries a 3.5 GPA and a 900 on the SAT.