Juco O-lineman Interested

This Juco O-lineman just transferred back to the Midwest and UTSA is staying in touch. The 'Runners like his versatility and are letting him know they'll be on him.

Ebrahem Salme is a full qualifier offensive lineman that just left the West Coast to be a little closer to home and jump on the opportunity of playing on scholarship for one of the marquis Juco programs in the country, Iowa Western.

Salem, a 6'3.5" 285lb lineman, can play either guard or tackle at the next level and decided to leave Feather River JC after one semester. Although Salem could continue at Iowa Western for the fall, it's not set in stone, if the right offer comes along, he could leave in May and be at a program for the start of his sophomore year.

One program that has picked up their recruiting interest in Salem is UTSA. The 'Runners initially reached out to him a few weeks back and have stayed in contact since. The staff has already requested his transcripts, NCAA Eligibility Number, and have let him know that they're recruiting him for the spring. No offer has been extended, but Ebrahem is liking what he's hearing from UTSA so far.

"If I have the offer I like and think it's a good fit and good decision, I'll leave this spring. If UTSA does offer me that would be an option for me to go there right now. I would be able to go in the summer with 24 hours of credit. I would have 3 years left to play on the field and a red shirt year," said Salem.

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Salem is definitely happy to be closer to home. Iowa Western also started classes on Monday, so he's getting back into the routine as his semester break is officially over. Along with UTSA, San Diego, Alabama State, Missouri Science and Technology, and Midwestern State had all been recruiting him with Midwestern State offering.

UTSA has told Ebrahem that they could see him playing tackle, but also guard and transition to either position even if he starts playing somewhere else on the O-line. Salem has been able to do some research on the 'Birds and is learning more and more about what UTSA has to offer.

"I've looked them up, gotten a little bit of insight on them in Conference USA. The Coach was telling me about their upcoming games this season, it's going to be the best competition level. That's something I liked about it. I got to look up the academics part, I like the engineering program since that's my major, and I got to see some of the facilities through the video. I liked it."

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