Indiana WR open, considering USC

With limited scholarships and the Gamecocks only taking a select number of wide receivers in the class of 2010, very few scholarships have been handed out to players at the position. But Pike HS (Indianapolis, IN) four-star prospect Dyjuan Lewis is one of the few who has. Look below as Lewis discusses his recruitment with

Pike HS (Indianapolis, IN) four-star wide receiver Dyjuan Lewis says he now has 12 offers to his credit. The 6-2, 187-pound prospect says one of his most recent offers is from the South Carolina Gamecocks.

"I was pretty excited about it," Lewis said. "They spread the ball around. It's just a place where you can go to compete."

With the South Carolina campus so far away from Indiana, Lewis says he is still learning about the USC program. Running backs coach Jay Graham is recruiting the nation's No. 29 wide receiver according to

"He's a pretty cool guy," he says. "He seems like he knows what he's doing. He really wants me to come in and play."

Lewis says that location won't play a large factor in his decision at this time.

"It really doesn't matter right now. I'm just looking at all my options."

Lewis, who also has offers from Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Missouri, Kentucky, Louisville and Purdue, claims no favorites. He has been visited this spring by coaches from Oregon, Kentucky, Cincinnati, Wisconsin and Illinois so far.

The talented receiver has taken visits to Michigan State, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Purdue.

He described his thoughts on those trips in general.

"They seemed like pretty good programs," Lewis said. "They just told me if I came in I would be set to compete and that I'll have a chance to earn a starting spot if I come in and work hard."

Lewis plans trips to South Carolina and Missouri. He also plans to see Kentucky again.

He had positive things to say about the Wildcats.

"Good program," he said. "They throw the ball. They've got good receivers. It's a place I know I could fit in."

Lewis put together and impressive showing at the recent Combine in Cincinnati where he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.49 seconds. He also turned in a 4.54 second short shuttle and 8-7 broad jump.

Measuring in at 6-2, Lewis has an impressive combination of size and speed.

"My ability to get by a defender and get the football [is what makes me stand out]," he says.

Lewis says it is simple what he is looking for in the program he ultimately chooses.

"Just early playing time [and a] good relationship with the coaching staff," he says.

Lewis doesn't plan on making a decision until signing day.

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