Rebels bringing in WR Ty Hilton this weekend

Eugene &quot;Ty&quot; Hilton (WR, Miami, FL) - The 5'10&quot;, 160 pound wide receiver has excelled on the gridiron as well as the hardwood. Hilton's athleticism has caught the attention of several college coaches and two sports seem to be part of the future for the talented prep star. Go inside to hear where Hilton will visit before signing day.<


"Our season went all right," stated the soft spoken Ty Hilton. "We finished 8-2."

How did the speedy wide receiver play over the course of the year?

"I had 42 catches for 785 yards. I caught 16 TD and I finished the year with 20 TD."

What schools are in the mix for the Miami Herald 6A-4A 1st Team All-State selection?

"I am hearing from Ole Miss, Florida International, West Virginia, and Boston College. Boston College just started recruiting me. They are waiting on my ACT score before they offer."

What schools have offered you?

"I've been offered by Ole Miss, Florida International, and West Virginia."

Tell me about each school that is recruiting you.

Ole Miss - "I like the coaches at Ole Miss. They are telling me that I can play both sports. I am looking forward to meeting both coaches. They also are telling me that I can make an impact as a freshman."

West Virginia - "They are telling me the same things that the Ole Miss coaches are telling me. They say I can play both sports and can be an impact player for them."

Florida International - "They want me to play both sports. I feel really comfortable with them. They have been recruiting me since I was a freshman."

Do you want to play both sports at the next level?

"Yes, I love playing both and I'm excited about meeting both sets of coaches at each of the colleges recruiting me."

What position are you being recruited to play on the football field?

"Everyone is recruiting me to play wide receiver."

Is that where you want to play?

"Yes, I like playing wide receiver the most. I feel like it fits my strengths. I like having the ball in my hands."

Have any coaches come by to see you this week?

"Yes, the West Virginia coaches came by today and I'm expecting the Ole Miss coaches tomorrow."

Have you set up any visits yet?

"I am going to Ole Miss this weekend (1/18) and West Virginia the next (1/25). My teammate Shawn Bright is going with me to Ole Miss this weekend."

What are you going to look for on your visit to Ole Miss?

"I want to see how nice the campus is and how good my relationship is with the coaches. It's important for us to see eye to eye on how they will use me."

Do you have a leader right now?

"No. Everyone is even right now. I like all the colleges recruiting me. I feel like FIU wants me the most because they've been recruiting me the longest but all the schools are doing a good job recruiting me."


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