Harvey already making a splash

Lancaster, Texas 2014 defensive back Nick Harvey is already generating plenty of interest from some of the top names in college football.

Lancaster, Texas defensive back Nick Harvey is already making a big splash in recruiting circles with offers Arkansas, Baylor, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Virginia and most recently, LSU.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pounder is a do-it-all for the Tigers and he displayed that versatility over the weekend at the Mike Adams Camp of Conquerors 7-on-7 tournament held in Cedar Hill. Harvey made it obvious early on why schools are already heavily recruiting the 2014 star.

While the attention is coming in droves, Harvey is keeping a level head knowing that he still has a long way to go until signing day 2014.

"I'm just taking it easy right now and not make a fast decision," Harvey said. "I want to make sure I stay loyal to my word if I were to commit right now. I have eight offers; the last one to offer was LSU. It's pretty even right now."

Another school that has shown early interest in Harvey is TCU. Recruited as a cornerback, Harvey says he's seen TCU cornerbacks coach Clay Jennings at his school a few times.

"Coach Jennings has been to the school a couple of times and he's sent Coach Gilbert a text and told him to tell me what's up."

Harvey says he likes TCU's close proximity and could see him in their style of defense.

"I know it's in Ft. Worth so it's close to home and I like their style of play," he said. "I've watched them a couple of times on T.V. and I liked their style of play."

The speedster hasn't had much time to attend many summer camps and is unsure if he will attend anymore this summer. He does say that he plans to make an unofficial visit to TCU later this summer.

"I don't know if I'm going to do any more camps but I think I'm going to take an unofficial there this summer," Harvey said of TCU.

What is he looking for in a program?

"I'm looking at academics, style of play and can I be there for four or five years," Harvey said of his key factors.

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