CCSF's McKinney is still wide open

One of the top JUCO wideouts in the country this year was City College of San Francisco's Daniel McKinney (6-1, 220) and he thought he was going to be a mid-year prospect. However, after being unable to finish up a class in time to enroll at West Virginia, he is back in the Bay Area and already has several BCS programs showing interest...

"I thought I was going to be a mid-year guy, everyone did, but I didn't get a class finished in time so I'm back now and just working on figuring out where I go from here," McKinney told recently. "West Virginia was trying to get me in with a scholarship they had left over from last year, but since I didn't get in, it wasn't going to work out.

"They told me they still want me though and they said if things work out and they still have a scholarship available after Signing Day, that they want me back."

In addition to his offer from the Mountaineers, McKinney was also hearing from the likes of Colorado, Syracuse, Missouri, Iowa State and Kansas and that has continued.

"I still have an offer from Western Michigan and Kansas and Iowa State have both been recruiting me pretty hard since they found out I didn't make it into West Virginia," McKinney said. "I'm not saying I won't go back to West Virginia, but I also have to make sure I find the right place for me, which I thought I had, but since that's so up in the air, I'm not really sure right now."

This season the Michigan native had an outstanding sophomore season while helping lead the Rams to an undefeated record and the National Championship, hauling in 52 receptions for nearly 700 yards and four scores.

"I'm big and I block really well, that's what teams really like about me," McKinney said. "I'm big enough to handle linebackers and screens and stuff, so that's a big thing.

"I'm also faster than people thing because I'm bigger, so they are usually pretty surprised. I have strong hands and I like to go up and get the ball."

McKinney will have his two-year degree completed in May and he will have three years to play two wherever he ends up.

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