Max Lang is an elite offensive lineman from Boone high school in Orlando, and on Saturday the 4-star offensive tackle took a trip to Tampa to check out the USF spring game.
"I went to USF's spring game and the visit was good' said Lang. "I talked to the coaches some more and my parents got to meet them. Everything was nice and the game was pretty good too."
The 6'5-280 pound 4-star prospect is the No. 23-ranked offensive tackle in the country according to Scout.com, and spent most of time watching the Bulls o-line during the spring game, and liked what he saw.
"I was pretty much staring at the offensive line, I was seeing what they do and how they do it," said Lang. "I occasionally looked at the quarterback and how he ran the offense, but I was really watching the o-line and how Coach Shankweiler did things.
"The offense and the O-line looked awesome, and really huge," said Lang. "I really liked what they were doing. It was fun to watch."
Lang currently lists 8 offers from USF, FSU, Texas Tech, Kansas, South Carolina, UCF, FIU and Middle Tennessee State, plus a bunch of other schools showing interest. One school he's like to hear more from is the Florida Gators. With an early list of impressive offers, one school is definitely among the top.
"I don't know about number ones or anything, but I really like South Florida," said Lang. "They are definitely going to be in my top five." I don't know what my top five is yet, but I know they're going to be in there."
What puts the Bulls among the top for the standout offensive lineman?
"The location couldn't be any better and that's a big thing, I rather stay close to home so my parents could come watch me play. Another huge thing is the coaching staff. I love the Bulls coaching staff. Coach Fitch, Coach Shankweller and coach Holtz. They seem like they're really good and decent people. They were also one of the first schools to offer me, and that means a lot."
Lang and his family got to spend time with the Bulls new head coach Skip Holtz, and were more than impressed.
"I really liked spending time with coach Holtz, and he doesn't even have to say much,' said Lang. There is just a presence about coach Holtz. When he walks into a room it's just amazing."
Lang has already taken visits to FSU and UCF, saying both trips were awesome, but there's something about South Florida.
"With USF, it's one of those feelings when it just feels right, and you like it a lot," said Lang. "I haven't felt that with the other schools to be honest."
"I loved the atmosphere surrounding the program. I think they're going to do something big, and I think I may want to be part of that."
In the classroom Lang carries a 2.9 core GPA and recently took both the ACT and SAT, and is awaiting the results.
Right now Lang said he's gearing up for the start of spring football, and plans on making an early choice of where he'll be playing his college ball.
"I want to make a choice either this summer or at the beginning of my senior year so I can concentrate on school and the season," said Lang. "It might come sooner or it might come later, but that's what I'm focusing on."Watch Video Here!
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