Santana Fleming’s recruitment exploded in early 2021, incomes the majority of his 45 provides that winter whereas at American Heritage Plantation (Fla.). Now the 2023 prospect at Western Excessive College (Fla.) for his senior season, Flemming is now a lot nearer to creating his school choice.
On Monday, the four-star vast receiver teased three of his high 5 faculties through Instagram, and plans to announce the ultimate two within the coming month. I caught up with the speedy playmaker as he inches nearer towards a choice to speak to these high faculties.
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In His Personal Phrases
Auburn: “The fact that they’ve been recruiting me as far as I can remember, I wanna say since sophomore year, that hasn’t stopped. So that really made me want to be interested toward them and just see what they have to offer.”
He has an official visit date set for Auburn on Sept. 17, when Auburn faces off against LSU. Fleming looks forward to seeing the gameday atmosphere Auburn has to offer, among other things.
“Probably just getting a feel for what the game atmosphere is going to be like, If I was to choose there,” he said. “Just really want to see what the city has to offer. If I’m going to be up there for 3-4 years, I really wanna see what I’ll be living in, the type of circumstances, and all that. I really want to sit down with the new receivers coach, coach (Ike) Hilliard, and just pick his brain and stuff because I know he went to the NFL. He’s been where i’m trying to get to so that’ll be a good standing point for me”
Louisville: “It’s a great feeling being recruited by Louisville. They’re on the come up with a top class. It’s a blessing because you know they got that four-star QB, (Pierce) Clarkson, he texts me. The message is just that they want me and I just have to schedule my OV and get up there to see what they’re talking about”.
Fleming plans to schedule his Louisville OV throughout the subsequent week.
Mississippi State: “The vibe is great, probably one of the realest coaching staffs I’ve come across out of all my offers. They definitely just tell you what it is, and not just what you want to hear. That’s definitely a bonus for me because I really don’t want to go into a situation where they’re just talking to me and once I get on campus it’s something totally different. You know that’s an Air Raid Offense so you know they’re going to throw the ball, everything I’m looking for in an offense. Big-time football, it’s the SEC so I’m interested just as they’re interested in me.”
Plans to schedule official go to very quickly
Remaining two high faculties
Whereas Fleming nonetheless needed to maintain the ultimate two faculties of his high 5 a secret till he declares, he did share some key components he’s in search of in naming these remaining two applications.
“Type of play is all the time going to return to it,” he said. “I’m not attempting to enter a scenario the place it is primarily a run kind of offense. The 2 faculties I’m desirous about positively throw the ball and put guys into the league. All the pieces I contemplate going into a college, these final two match.
“All my high 5 faculties are equal to, as soon as I begin taking OV’s that’ll begin setting faculties other than one another.”
So far as a date for his dedication, Fleming desires to really feel out his visits earlier than making a choice, and appears to be in no rush in any respect.
“Depends how well my OV’s go,” he said. “I feel like if I was going on an official visit and I get there feeling like this is home, then I’ll pretty much lock in. That’s really undecided, I’m just going off the feel.”
Whichever program lands a dedication from Fleming is getting a really full vast receiver. Together with his elite pace and talent to create separation, there are many faculties that might make the most of his expertise.
As he will get nearer to naming his remaining high faculties after which making a choice, do not be stunned to see Fleming within the SEC subsequent fall.