OL Jeff Meads visits UNLV

Every year high level high school football players fall off the radar of major college football programs due to injuries. Normally such injuries usually happen on the field while competing for their football team. Sadly, that wasn't the case for standout offensive lineman 6-3 290 pound Jeff Meads from California High School in San Ramon, California.

Meads was a highly regarded junior offensive lineman who was getting serious recruiting interest from many of the top teams in the Pac-10 conference. Meads also attended some of the high school football combines, wowing scouts with his 5.28 second forty yard dash to go along with his amazing 42 reps of 185 pounds and 28 inch vertical leap.

Unfortunately, it was at such a camp that Meads injured his knee and, subsequently, missed his entire senior football season and lost much of the recruiting interest from the programs in the Pac-10.

When asked about how his torn ACL affected his college football prospects, Meads handled it like a man used to adversity.

"Yeah, it was unfortunate but I have worked very hard in my rehab to come back and I am happy that I will still have a chance to attend college on a football scholarship."

As for which schools are continuing to recruit him, Meads seemed very happy with his options.

"UNLV and Nevada-Reno have really recruited me hard. I have taken visits to both schools and really liked it at both places. I just returned from my visit to UNLV so I am going to take some time and talk it over before making a decision. I don't feel I can go wrong at either place." We will keep in touch with Meads to monitor his recruitment in order to pass along news as it develops.

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