Three-star Argyle Liberty Christian guard Brad Lundblade has been tripping around the Big 12 but got a visit from SMU defensive line coach Bert Hill earlier this week at his high school.
"My coach pulled me out of class and I got to shake his (Hill's) hand. He said ‘I can't say much now, but we really like you," Lundblade said. "He said he'd be back to see me when we start spring ball to watch me and that's all he got to say."
Lundblade and Hill just started exchanging emails earlier this week and the visit to Liberty Christian made Lundblade feel good about their relationship since he had not heard from Hill before this week.
"It was definitely nice meeting him. Hopefull,y we'll get to form a relationship and stuff like that," said the 6-foot-3, 286-pound offensive lineman.
Before he began hearing from SMU, Lundblade had been focused on the Big 12 as well as his three offers- North Texas, Tulsa and Tulane.
"I've visited Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, really been all around. I like all those schools. All the schools I've visited, I've really loved," Lundblade said.
Even with three offers, Lundblade said he doesn't have a favorite but can see himself at any of those schools.
"Right now, I'm just trying to wait it out and see what happens. I don't really have a deadline for when I want to announce or make a decision," Lundblade said.
One thing that has perked his interest in SMU is that his dad went there and so he has a good understanding of SMU and everything it can offer him.
"I have grown up following SMU. My dad actually played basketball there. I know Coach Jones has been there for a few years, and he has been doing a good job," Lundblade said.
That has Lundblade extremely interested, but not just because the football program has been successful recently.
"I'd say I'm definitely interested in SMU. I've heard good things about it and obviously the business school is really good and I think their football program is doing really well right now," Lundblade said.
As Lundblade begins spring practice, he believes he can definitely contribute at SMU if given the opportunity to.
"I think I can do really well there," he said. "Most schools are looking at me as a center or a guard. I think I can come in and do well and contribute there."
Bert Hill Sees Lundblade
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