Dillman an Intriguing Quarterback

The 2015 quarterback from La Mirada (Calif.), Kevin Dillman, already has a slew of offers, despite entering his first year as the starter...

La Mirada (Calif.) quarterback Kevin Dillman (6-3, 225) will enter his first full season this fall as the starting quarterback for the Matadores.

But that hasn't stopped the 2015 passer from racking up a slew of offers, nine in all for Dillman.

"I didn't even know I would ever get a scholarship and now I have a few of them," said Dillman. "When I got the first one, from UCLA, I was so excited. I called my dad and told him and he was so excited too. Now I'm just focusing on next year."

Dillman had a senior ahead of him at La Mirada last fall, but after playing on the International Bowl tour as a youth, and when schools got to see him throw last spring, coaches were intrigued by him.

Born in Sweden, Dillman has dual citizenship with Sweden and the U.S., where his father is from, and his dad attended La Mirada years ago.

"My dad went here and we knew that Coach (Mike) Moschetti was a great coach with a great program and that's how I ended up here," said Dillman.

While his family lives in Sweden, Dillman lives with extended family in La Mirada, giving him the chance to be recruited by several schools.

Aside from the Bruins, Dillman has offers from Arkansas, Colorado, Ole Miss, California, Florida State, Louisville, Utah and Tennessee.

"It's pretty much all of the same schools that have offered that are recruiting me hard and then some more schools are showing interest in me," said Dillman. "I know Ohio State has interest and I know Michigan does too. A lot of schools are coming out during spring practice."

This spring, and this fall, Dillman will have the luxury of throwing to four-star tight end Tyler Luatua, who has nearly 30 offers and four-star receiver Dallis Todd, who has nearly 20 offers.

That should also bring plenty of schools by La Mirada come the eval period.

"We had a lot of schools that came by last year to check our guys out, so I hope that a lot more come out this spring again," said Dillman.

A good athlete, Dillman played a myriad of positions last fall for La Mirada while waiting his turn for the quarterback position.

"I did kickoff return, punt returns, holder, receiver, safety and defensive end," said Dillman. "But this year, I'm just playing quarterback."

Dillman said he's open to any kind of offense in college.

"I'm a good athlete, so I can be a dual-threat in an offense, but ultimately, I like the West Coast offense the most," said Dillman.

Brandon is in his ninth year with Scout.com and FOXSportsNext, currently as a National Recruiting Analyst and West Regional Manager. Prior to joining the Scout Recruiting Team, he was a team recruiting writer.  He's been covering recruiting for the Scout Network since 2003.
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