Q&A With OL Commit Jeremiah Warren

Yesterday we told you about the newest offensive line commit, Jeremiah Warren. Today he sat down with USFnation.com and talked about his decision to commit to the Bulls.

Warren was named All-County, First Team All-District, and Honorable Mention All-State. He was also Regional shot put champ. Warren power lifts and wrestles as a heavyweight where he is 27-0. Last year Warren Benched 350 pounds and had 275 in the clean & jerk, and expects to improve to 400 in bench and 300 in the C & J this year.

"Jeremiah has great quickness and long arms with fantastic reach." said Head Coach Mike Healy " He is a very dedicated and committed player, who has great work ethic, in the four years that I've coached him, I don't think he has missed a workout."

Jeremiah Warren on Why he chose USF?
"First of all, it was still in Florida, and I wanted to stay in state. I liked the coaches and I really felt I could come in and help the team"

Your coming in this weekend for a visit, have you been to Tampa before?
"Yes, I have family in Tampa and in Bradenton which helped a little in my decision."

What schools were you considering?
"There were a bunch of schools calling me, but the top were USF, Florida, Auburn, and Alabama but I felt USF was the best fit."

Did anybody help you in your decision?
" I talked to my mom about it, but she said the decision was up to me, and what I felt most comfortable with."

What are your grades like?
"Mostly high C's and low B's, and I got an 18 on my ACT's and a 1180 on my SAT's."

What position do you think you will play at USF?
"The coaches said that they are recruiting me as an athlete, and I'll play somewhere on the line, either defense or offense."

Do you know any of the players at USF?
"No, not really, but I do know Kevin McCaskill who committed to the Bulls, we've competed against each other in both football and track and field."

What are you going to do to stay in shape until you get to USF?
"I wrestle, lift weights in fourth period so I get a lot of my weight lifting in there, I run 2 miles before practice, then all kinds of conditioning during practice, I'll be good to go."

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