Kadeem Goulbourne will have a lot of evaluating to do real soon. With 27 offers already on the table, the 6-foot-4 197-pound stud out of Cypress Bay (FL) has more offers than some high school football teams.
The soon to be senior says the biggest thing separating him from his competition isn't his exceptional size, great hands or speed. In fact it has nothing to do with talent at all. But it has everything to do with putting in work.
"Football didn't just come to me. I was always one of those kids that were doubted," Goulborne said. "Where I'm at today, I've earned every bit of it."
SMU defensive backs coach Derrick Odum has taken multiple trips down to Florida to evaluate recruits and Goulbourne was obviously one of the athletes that stood out.
When he received the offer from SMU Goulbourne says he was very much intrigued by the Mustangs' interest in him and has made a habit out of staying in contact with Odum at least once a week.
Goulbourne says Odum was very up front with him in letting him know that he was one of the school's biggest targets. The pass-catcher says he is definitely attracted to programs that he can come in and have an immediate impact.
"I don't want to go somewhere where they want me just to want me," Goulbourne said. "I want to go somewhere that when I look at them on TV, I can see that they need me. I want to make a difference."
As a big wide receiver, Goulbourne says another thing he is looking for in a school is how they utilize their big playmakers. But at the end of the day, his decision will come down to one primary thing.
"It's going to be who I trust the most," Goulbourne said. "That's what it's going to come down to."
At this point, Goulbourne has not formulated any list of schools that he likes most, saying that every school that believes in him is his favorite. But as a December graduate, his decision will likely come sooner rather than later.
Goulbourne has taken visits to Kentucky and Tennessee thus far and plans on taking an official visit to SMU ‘in the next month or so.'
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