Adeboyejo "Wowed" by UCLA

Following official visits to Nebraska and Texas Tech, Quincy Adeboyejo tripped to UCLA this week. And while he had "the time of his life" in Los Angeles, he continues to reiterate the fact that he's looking for the best fit "on field." So where does UCLA stack up with the others? We caught up with Adeboyejo while en route to his next stop: Ole Miss.

From his first trip to Fogo de Chao Wednesday night, to the beaches of Los Angeles, and oh yeah, to one of the most historic football stadiums in the nation, Quincy Adeboyejo experienced a two-day trip he has never before.

"Time of my life," he said. "Just being in California. It's just a great place to be." In fact, he has "never seen a place more beautiful."

It's a list of things that fellow Lone Star State receiver and early enrollee Eldridge Massington also fell in love with, but was secondary to on-field importance.

"My mom, she sat me down and told me I need to look past football," explained Adeboyejo following his Jan. 6th decommitment from Texas A&M and prior to his official visit travel. "I need to look at, 'Can I live in this town for the next four years? Can I be successful in this university?' So I'm looking at that, of course. I'm looking for somewhere where I can make an immediate impact. I want to go somewhere where I can come in and play right away."

Part one: check.

"I could see myself out here," he admitted. "And I haven't seen too many stadiums, but [the Rose Bowl's] pretty unique. It's right up there with the best."

Still, questions remain regarding how they plan on using him in it.

Adeboyejo spent the majority of his time with UCLA head Coach Jim Mora and receivers coach Eric Yarber, as well as Massington (his host).

"El just said that the coaches would take care of me and that they need receivers," said Adeboyejo. "Coach Yarbs said he will develop me as a receiver, and take me from good to great. He compared me to [Cincinnati Bengals wideout] A.J. Green. El said, with the experience he has, he (Yarber) could get me to the next level."

Adeboyejo noted he did not speak to any NFL-ers, as Massington had, but was happy with the extensive time he got to spend with Mora and Yarber.

"They said nothing about playing right away, or how exactly they'd use me, other than that they aren't scared to play freshman."

With this, while in Oxford for the weekend, Adeboyejo looks forward to hearing how Ole Miss plans on utilizing him, especially with the nation's fifth-ranked receiver Laquon Treadwell now on board.

"Because ultimately that is what my decision will be based on, which offense fits me best."

He did like Texas Tech's plan.

"They want to use me how A&M used Mike Evans." The big, physical receiver that knows how to use his hands and body to get open and out-size defenders. "Be their go-to guy."

Still, he declared, "Everyone is equal right now. I don't have any leaders."

The 6-foot-3, 175-pounder was a large leader for Cedar Hill this season, helping guide his Longhorns to the Texas 5A-II State Championship with his 1,265 yards and 17 touchdowns on 91 catches.

Ole Miss will be his final visit before announcing his commitment decision Tuesday, Jan. 29.


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