The recruitment of CeeDee Lamb has been interesting.
Lamb, the four-star receiver prospect from Richmond (Tex.) Foster, de-committed from Oklahoma back in April in order to open up his recruitment. Since, he's been shown attention by many programs from across the country.
He has, though, been sending out different indications, to both college coaches and the media, about the schools he favors and plans to officially visit.
In May he told us that Alabama, LSU, Auburn, Tennessee, Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Florida, Mississippi and Texas A&M made up his top 10, but then UCLA offered and he said UCLA had "always been one of (his) favorites" and could very well make his favorites list.
Earlier this month, though, Lamb indicated that his top five schools were Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M, Tennessee and Florida. The Gators made the top five list without having been on the 10 list.
Lamb, too, through this process, has indicated he'll announce a verbal commitment by the end of the summer.
But Lamb has also made it pretty clear he intends to take official visits. We've heard, too, that the list of schools Lamb intends to officially visit could be different than that top five list, and that UCLA very well could get one of those visits.
This is not actually that unusual. Recruits de-commit all the time, and take visits to schools that aren't necessarily among their top five favorites.
But what is a little unusual is that Lamb plans to announce a new commitment, and the prevailing sentiment is that it will be to Oklahoma -- again. There haven't been too many cases when a recruit de-commits from a school and then re-commits, much less this quickly. And there aren't too many cases when a recruit did this and then still officially visited other schools.
We're sure the recruitment of Lamb will continue to take new directions and continue to intrigue.