"I set up a visit with Ole Miss for this weekend. Coach Neilson (for Ole Miss) came by the house Monday night, and we got it scheduled," added Kenny Rowe.
What got the Long Beach resident
interested in a college so far from home?
"Their head coach (Ed Orgeron)
use to coach the defensive line at (U)SC. I use to go over there a bunch, and
he was always my favorite coach over there. When he left to Ole Miss, he started
recruiting me for them. Plus, they have a good academic situation down there,
and I have a chance to make an immediate impact if I go there."
took an official visit to California (10/7) and Arizona (9/30) earlier this fall.
was nice at Arizona. The campus was real nice, and their coaches were pretty cool.
I went over to California for their homecoming weekend. Their students really
got into the game, and the campus was cool too."
Which colleges are
in the running for official visit #4 & 5?
"Oregon and Fresno State
are the main two."
What stands out about each school?
school is good, the academic part, and I like their coaches. Fresno State is a
place where I can start early and their coaches are pretty cool."
colleges are showing Rowe the most interest?
"Probably Ole Miss and
Oregon. They come by the house, check up on me daily, and just go that extra mile
with me. But they all are showing me a good amount of interest."
decision time rolls around; what will be the main factors?
a good academic school? And I will look at their depth chart for my position."
"Rush end. That is what they are all recruiting me for, to get
after the passer."
Kenny had a disappointing ending to his season.
lost in the semifinals in D1. We finished 11-2. I am still in disbelief that we
lost that game. It has been pretty tough on me. I can not get it off of my mind."
demonstrated on the field why Scout.com has him ranked #16 nationally at
"I finished the season with 100 tackles and 17 sacks."
carries a 2.65 Core GPA / 790 SAT (old format) which makes him a full qualifier.
Kenny Rowe looking forward to OM trip
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