Bajakian draws heavy praise from Texas QB

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It's getting to be crunch time for Quinten Dormady.

The Scout three-star quarterback wants to make his college decision well before the start of his senior season at Boerne (Texas) High School, but still calls his recruitment "wide open."

That will change this summer.

The 6-foot-4, 210-pounder will visit Tennessee, Oklahoma State, TCU, Kentucky and Indiana in the coming weeks to get a better feel of where he best fits.

"I haven't picked out the school let alone a leader yet. I think each school has things I like," Dormady said. "It's going to be fun to explore and find the right fit. A lot of the schools I have offers from I've never even seen."

Tennessee is one of the few schools Dormady has toured, as he made a pit stop in Knoxville during his spring break.

"I remembered the facilities are really, really nice and they're only going to get better. It was extremely impressive," Dormady told InsideTennessee. "The facilities are great and the stadium, that's just a cool stadium. It can hold a lot of people. There's just a lot of tradition there. I remember leaving wanting that offer bad."

That offer finally came Wednesday after Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian visited Dormady and watched him throw.

"It was great to get that offer," he said. "I was very excited. That's a good place, for sure."

Dormady calls his relationship with Bajakian "excellent," which certainly works in the Vols' favor. The gunslinger says his top priority in his recruitment is having a good relationship with a coaching staff.

"We've had a relationship for a while, and that's one of the big things for," Dormady told IT. "I want to have a good feeling for them and just see if it's a fit for the next four or five years. I think we're a fit, for sure. He's a good man."

When Dormady and Bajakian talk, the Lone Star State product said it's mostly non-football related.

According to Dormady, he already knows all he needs to know about the Vols after his spring visit.

"It's no like (Bajakian) has to be selling me on anything," Dormady said. "It all speaks for itself."

On top of touring the facilities, campus and stadium, Dormady soaked in a spring practice during his brief time on Rocky Top.

Tennessee's young and talented group of wideouts caught his eye immediately.

"I got to see the (wide receivers) in person and I thought that was really awesome," he said. "They clearly have some studs out there, which is something that's always good for a quarterback to see."

Dormady, who runs a spread in high school, said he believes he's versatile enough to fit in any offensive system — including the Vols' up-tempo style.

"I'm comfortable in the spread, but I'm not just going to limit myself because of that," Dormady said. "I think it would be fun to change it up in college."

Dormady also isn't overly concerned about where he'd fall on a given program's depth chart.

"I mean, early playing time is a little factor. But not too big," Dormady told IT. "There's going to be competition and guys in front of you wherever you got. That's just part of playing quarterback. You're always going to have to beat someone out."

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