Lecorn Names South Carolina As Favorite

Trinity Catholic (Ocala, FL) 4-star wide receiver Dion Lecorn made an official visit to South Carolina over the weekend, and the Gamecocks rolled out the red carpet for the talented Sunshine State prospect while he was in town. This was Lecorn's first trip to Columbia, and the star receiver liked what he saw.

"It went pretty good. I liked it up there and everything. We toured the campus and all that. They showed us around. I hung out with the players after the game, and we went back to the stadium and toured the stadium. Then we had a little academic meeting where they told us about all the academics and stuff. It was real nice. "

The 6'0, 205 pound Lecorn especially liked the game day atmosphere at South Carolina, and as a visiting prospect, he was privy to some special treatment.

"It was real nice. We got to ride with the players on the bus to the field, and then when we got there, we were on the sidelines and everything. It was real nice. I liked the stadium a lot."

Lecorn was hosted over the weekend by Carolina wide receiver Moe Brown, and they hung out with several other current players and prospects while there.

"Moe Brown was my host. We all hung out together. They're good people to be around. They were pretty cool people."

Entering into the visit, South Carolina was in Lecorn's top three schools, but after having a good time on his trip, Lecorn told Coach Spurrier that the Gamecocks are now his clear favorite.

"I met all the coaches and everything. I sat down and talked with Steve Spurrier in his office with my parents. We just sat there and talked a little bit. I told him that South Carolina is my number one choice. I just want to go visit other colleges just to get around and have fun."

After watching the Gamecock offense in person, Lecorm believes that he could flourish in the South Carolina offensive attack.

"I'd fit in good at receiver. He (Coach Spurrier) was telling me that he needs another flat receiver, and he needs other receivers. After watching them, they've got Sidney (Rice), and he was about the only one that was scoring. They need somebody else to throw it around to."

The Gamecocks willingness to play younger players also caught Lecorn's attention on his visit.

"Yeah, that's another thing. They don't have a problem with playing the freshmen. That‘s what Moe Brown was telling me"

When asked to rate his visit on a scale of 1-10, Lecorn gave an enthusiastic reply.

"It was great. I'd give it a 10"

While Lecorn had a fantastic time on his visit, his parents had an equally enjoyable trip to Columbia.

"They liked it. My mother loved it. She was telling me that it reminds her of Trinity, the high school that I go to. She likes how the coaches treat the players well."

Lecorn is still planning on taking a couple more visits, and although he doesn't know when he will make his final decision, he does have a good idea of where he will be playing his college ball next year.

"I'm going to take a visit to Ole Miss and probably to LSU. I don't know when I want to make my decision yet, but if I had to choose today, it would be South Carolina."

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