Bynum Talks Recruiting, Upcoming Visits

One of the rising defensive prospects on the West Coast so far in the 2018 recruiting cycle has been Wilsonville (Or.) DL Draco Bynum and he recently updated on where things stand on the recruiting front with offers and interest and what schools he's planning to visit this spring...

"Right now my offers are from OregonUSC and UCLA," Bynum said. "I've been talking with WashingtonColorado and Oregon State a lot and Notre Dame has been sending me lots of mail and I talked to one of their coaches pretty recently and Duke called and left a message for me."

Washington has been a program that Bynum has shown a lot of interest in and he's planning his second trip to Montlake in April.

"I talk with coach (Jonathan) Smith a lot and I just started talking a little bit more with coach (Ikaika) Malloe," Bynum noted. "I am planning to go up there on April 8th for their Junior Day when they are bringing in a lot of out-of-state guys.

"They invited me to the one they're having next weekend (February 18th), but I couldn't make that one.

"I am also planning to go down for Oregon's Junior Day and then I want to get down to USC for an unofficial visit at some point."

Bynum is not close to deciding, but he said he's been thinking about what he's going to be looking for in a program and school when he finally is ready to commit.

"The first thing is I want to find a school that will help prepare me for Medical School," Bynum said. "They don't necessarily need to have a medical school, but I want to be at a school with good academics that will help get me prepared for it because I want to be a doctor eventually.

"I also want to minor in business, so a good Business School is also something I will be looking for when I go to make my decision.

"The last thing, I'd have to say it's the coaching staff and if I can trust them to take care of me and get me ready for my life after college and after football."

We'll have more on Bynum in the coming weeks and months and we will update news on him as it happens. Top Stories