Matthew Lindsey names a leader

Matthew Lindsey is a big offensive lineman from Tuscaloosa-American Christian Academy who has recently started to receive attention from college recruiters around the South. He talks with about the latest developments with his recruitment.

"I just got back from the Southern Miss camp," Matthew Lindsey tells "I really enjoyed it there. The coaches told me straightforward how it was, and I liked that."

"The camp went real well. There were a lot of people there. I think more people than they expected. I met Austin Butler and Scotty Long while I was there. We talked, and I got to know them a little better."

"We started the camp with warm-ups, then we ran 40s, done some drills, and finished up with one-on-ones," Lindsey explained.

"I really like Southern Miss. They are recruiting me at center, which is the position I play in high school. They are going to the spread next year, and that's what we run at ACA."

"They are my top school without a doubt. Southern Miss is where I want to go."

Matthew Lindsey recently attended a camp at Mississippi State, and he tells us about his experience.

"MSU was a good camp. It was a two-day camp, and I learned a lot while I was there. We started out running our 40s, then our vertical, and then we done one-on-ones," Lindsey said.

"We would do one-on-ones, and they would film it. Afterwards we would have film sessions, and they would point out what we were doing wrong. Then, we would do it all over again."

Lindsey will take an unofficial visit to UAB before his summer is finished.

"I am going to UAB for an unofficial visit. I'm going over there to talk to Coach [Tim Bowens] and the offensive line coach," Lindsey stated.

This is the first season in seven years American Christian Academy is without a Smelley at the quarterback position, and Matthew Lindsey likes their chances at winning a state title.

"Harrison Pollard will be our quarterback this season, and he is looking good in the pre-season We are just getting ready for the season, you never know, this could be the year we win it," Lindsey said.

"I know we don't want this to turn into a transition year. We want to make it something special for the school and our community."

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