Kirby Talks UW Visit, Early Recruiting

Recruiting is just starting to pick up for Highland (Pocatello, Id.) DT Wayne Kirby. He's got one offer and several other schools eying his talents. spoke to the rising prospect from The Gem State about his recent trip to Montlake and where things stand on the recruiting front...

"I had a great trip. I really loved it," Kirby told earlier this week. "It was my first time ever in Seattle. I loved the surroundings.

"The facilities are amazing there and I really enjoyed the practice.

"Afterwards, I got to talk with the coaches for a while and that's probably why I really liked it. They took the time to talk with me, especially coach (Chris) Petersen and coach (Jeff) Choate and they showed me a lot of interest."

The Huskies have been in constant contact with Kirby, but at this point they have yet to offer, but that could change this summer once he hits the camp circuit.

While he's still waiting to see what Washington will do, Kirby does have one offer and he's got plenty of other programs paying attention to what he can do on the football field.

"Eastern Washington has offered me and I've been talking with Washington State, Oregon, BYU and Portland State and a few other programs," Kirby noted.

With his size and natural agility, Kirby is a prospect to keep an eye on in the coming weeks and months.

Kirby said he's planning to hit Oregon's camp as well as the Nike Camp in Euguene in June. will have more on this emerging prospect as he continues to work his way through the recruiting process. Top Stories