Here's a quick notebook on a few WKU football recruiting targets

Here's a quick notebook on a few WKU football recruiting targets

Florida CB adds WKU offer

WKU joined the race to land cornerback Faion Hicks of Pembroke Pines, Fla.

The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Hicks picked up an offer from the Hilltoppers last week bringing his total to nearly a dozen.  Bowling Green, Florida Atlantic, Illinois, Iowa State, Northern Illinois, South Florida and UCF are among his additional offers.

Hicks has collected All-County honors following the past two seasons.

Tops eyeing Tennessee lineman

Another among many that attended one of WKU's satellite camps that is drawing interest from FBS programs is Watertown, Tenn., offensive lineman Rusty Staats. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound prospect attended the Hilltoppers camp held in Gallatin, Tenn., and was among the lineman that stood out.

"It went really well and I believed I performed great," he said, adding that the WKU staff provided "a lot of hand on stuff and good teaching."

"(I) love the coaches up there."

Staats currently holds scholarship offers from Air Force, Morehead State and Tennessee Tech.  Middle Tennessee State and Coastal Carolina are among the others expressing an interest.

"I think it's cool to see all of these different schools, seeing all the campuses, and meeting all these new people/coaches," he said of the recruiting process.

Lexington Lafayette lineman also gaining looks

Lexington Lafayette offensive lineman Will Bischoff has also been turning heads at camps throughout the region.

The 6-foot, 240-pound lineman, who has worked at each spot along the offensive front during his camp participation, was at WKU's sattelite camp held at Shelbyville (Ky) Collins High School in early June.  He's also participated in camps at Miami of Ohio, Morehead State, EKU and a satellite camp run by Eastern Michigan at Jeffersonville (Ind.) High School. 

"Morehead State offered me and Centre has a very high interest in me, as well," he said.  "I'm just trying to keep my mind open right now and see what is presented to me."

Bischoff helped Lafayette reach the state 6A championship game last fall and garnered second team All-City honors.

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