Devin Wilson could be considered a late bloomer. The two-sport athlete recently chose the path of basketball over football, and is now the recipient of increased interest on the recruiting front.
"I think most schools are just now jumping into the mix because I chose basketball so late," Wilson said. "I also think there are a lot of transfers this year because that seems to be how college basketball is now days. I think schools are trying to fill their spots."
One favorable aspect of Wilson's recruitment is his size. Having a 6-foot-4 frame at the point guard position is proving beneficial.
"I think most schools are intrigued by my size," Wilson said. "Being a tall point guard is kind of rare especially with how athletic and long I am."
Several schools have jumped into the mix late for Wilson's services. After a couple visits this past weekend, the athletic guard is trying to narrow a list down.
"George Mason and Virginia Tech are showing the most interest." he said. "I just took official visits there this past weekend. I like those coaches and the campuses. It was just an overall good experience."
One school in particular, West Virginia, has also shown recent interest.
"Coach (Ron) Everhart called me and talked about the opportunity at West Virginia," Wilson said. "He talked about the coaches and players and just wanting me to visit campus."
Wilson believes the opportunity to play early at West Virginia could be a determining factor.
"I know they just had a couple transfers, so the opportunity to play early is big," Wilson said. "It's not that way away from home, so that's a plus."
Living in close proximity to WVU, Wilson is contemplating visiting the Mountaineers.
"I want to make a trip down there to visit the coaches," Wilson said. "I also want to see the campus. I think that's something that needs to be done before I make a decision."
With national signing day (April 17) not far away, Wilson is looking to make a commitment soon.
"I want to commit about a day or two before signing day," Wilson said.