This week The USF staff will host two JUCO offensive linemen for official visits.
One of them is Zenel Demhasaj, a 6-foot-6, 320 pound offensive tackle from Nassau Junior college, who will arrive in Tampa today.
Demhasaj prepped at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, NY, but was a non-qualifier and took the JUCO route. As a freshman, Zenal was a standout tackle for Nassau in 2009 and was expected to be one of the top JUCO tackles in the country this fall, but suffered a torn ACL in the spring and redshirted this fall.
The stand-out offensive lineman is now in his sixth month of rehab, and said he's getting healthy.
"I'm getting healthy," Damhasaj told Scout.com recently. "I've got a lot of schools calling, looking for my film and asking my coaches about me."
"Pittsburgh and South Florida both have been talking to me a lot," Demhasaj said. "I'm also hearing from Western Michigan, Akron and Mississippi State and Rutgers is a school I'm pretty interested in too."
The JUCO prospect is set to land in Tampa tonight for an official visit to USF today and Tuesday, and will visit Pittsburgh at the end of the week.
Demhasaj is set to finish his AA in December and he plans to sign with a school during the mid-year signing period (December 15th - January 15th). Wherever he ends up, the talented offensive lineman will have three years to play three the moment he steps on campus.