Mountain Brook (Ala.) defensive end Drew Traylor has picked up two Southeastern Conference scholarship offers thus far.
The 6-foot-5, 225-pounder has been extended offers from Vanderbilt and Kentucky and is drawing interest from Alabama, Auburn, Indiana and Louisville.
"I am very excited about both (offers)," Traylor said.
Traylor has a school connection with the Commodores program. Senior cornerback Andrew Pace played at Mountain Brook before heading to Nashville.
"I have some other friends at Vandy, too," Traylor said. "They've been talking to me about the school."
Traylor will see the Vanderbilt campus on March 18, when he makes an unofficial visit.
While most schools are recruiting Traylor as a defensive end, Kentucky is recruiting him as an outside linebacker.
"I'm looking forward to getting up there and seeing the campus," Traylor said. "I want to find out more about that program."
At this time, Traylor does not have an unofficial visit to Lexington set up.
Traylor plans to attend the Junior Day at Alabama on March 4 and will attend a Junior Day event at Auburn on March 11. He grew up pulling for the Tide because his mother graduated from UA, but his brother, Will, is a student at Auburn.
"I pretty much don't pull for one over the other," Drew Traylor said. "I'm open for anything."
Traylor says that he probably will not make an early decision, but that doesn't mean that he will wait until next February.
"I don't think I am going to decide any time soon," he said. "I play baseball (he is a pitcher and a first baseman) and I want to see if there may be any options there. I just really want to explore all of my options.
"At the same time, I don't see myself waiting until the last minute."
Traylor has a 2.85 grade point average and recently scored 29 on the ACT. He's not sure what subject he wants to major in when he gets to college.
Traylor, who had five sacks in 2005, plans on attending the Athens NIKE Camp, which is scheduled for April 29 on the campus of the University of Georgia.