Bruins Like Louisiana Running Back

The 5-9, 175-pounder Jeremy McGee, from New Orleans (LA.) Edna Karr, has three scholarship offers, but two schools that haven't offered are his favorites...

Though he has yet to receive a scholarship offer from his two favorites, New Orleans (LA.) Edna Karr athlete Jeremy McGee (5-9, 175) has three other offers.

Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss and Tulane have all offered the running back/cornerback, but two other schools who haven't offered stand out for him.

"LSU and UCLA are my favorite schools. I like the other ones that have offered me, but LSU and UCLA are the main ones," said McGee.

McGee has also has received interest from Auburn, San Diego State and Indiana.

While he spent much of last year running the ball, he also saw action on offense at wide receiver. Interestingly, McGee is getting a lot of recruiting attention as a cornerback.

"I'll play any position, wherever they put me. I didn't play a whole lot of cornerback, but coaches like my speed. I don't have any preference though," said McGee.

McGee is being recruited to UCLA by running backs coach Eric Bieniemy. "I want to go out and visit UCLA. I've been to LSU a bunch of times, but I want to check out UCLA and see the campus. I've known Chris Markey since I was in the 10th grade. He's a great player and has done well there," said McGee.

McGee has attended camps at LSU and Louisiana Tech and will also attend the LSU Summer Camp beginning on July 24th.

He also attended the Scout.com Combine in New Orleans. At that combine, he clocked a 4.54 forty and a 4.2 on the shuttle with a 29-inch vertical.

McGee said that playing for LSU and being close to home is a consideration, but not a deal-maker. "If LSU fits, I'll stay close to home, but I want to get away from home and try something new. My family is behind me all the way," said McGee. "And I'd like to make an early decision, before my season starts."

During his junior year, McGee missed four games because of a freak shoulder injury but rushed for around 800 yards and had 400 yards receiving with eight touchdowns.

Academically, McGee has a 3.0 GPA and will take the SAT and ACT in the fall.


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