Waters Rising In Florida

A rising star amongst wide receivers in the Sunshine State, Homestead (FL) Homestead Senior three-star wide receiver Herbert Waters has garnered the attention of college football's biggest programs, including Oregon.

Do you currently have an offer from Oregon?

"Yes. My coach told me I have an offer."

What kind of contact have you had with Oregon since the recruiting process started for you?

"When all the coaches were able to come down, I spoke to coach (Scott) Frost personally, face-to-face."

How often would you say that you've been in contact with coach Frost?

"Not often. I've been calling, but he never answers the call though."

In your conversations with him, did he mention anything about getting you out to Eugene for a visit?

"Yes...I have made plans to take a visit to Oregon...probably during the season after a Thursday night game we have or something like that."

What is your overall interest in Oregon at this point?

"I'm very interested in Oregon."

Is there anything in particular that stands out to you when you consider Oregon?

"Football-wise, I just love the relationship on the field between all the players and everybody and school-wise, I mean it's a good school and a great program."

Is distance a factor for you at all?

"I'm open to going wherever."

How would you describe yourself as a player?

"I'm a player that likes to work hard, that has a great work ethic, never likes to give up...I just like to work hard and be competitive in everything I do."

Is there a player at the collegiate or professional level that you try to pattern your game after?

"Yeah. Andre Johnson and Chad Johnson."

What are you looking for in a program?

"First, I want to connect with the players. That's the first thing because you don't want to go to a place that you'll have beef with the players....a connection with the players, a connection with the coach and having a great program, I guess."

Have you given any thought as to what you might want to study when you get to college?

"Yes. Criminal justice."

What offers do you currently hold from other schools?

"I just picked up a Miami offer, I have Vanderbilt, Louisville, Central Florida, Florida State, Marshall, West Virginia, Bowling Green, Florida International and I think that's about it."

Do you have a top five or a favorites list at this point?

"Not really. I mean, I'll see as the recruiting process goes on. I don't have a top five right now, I'm just keep my options open and everything."

As far as camps and unofficial visits go, where have you been and where do you plan on going this summer?

"This summer, I plan on going to Alabama for their camp on July 17 and I think Florida this weekend is having a camp."

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