Loxahatchee (Fla.) Seminole Ridge outside linebacker Rayfield Dixon has had a successful spring with regards to catching the attention of college coaches.
"I am up to seven offers," Dixon said.
Bowling Green, Florida International, Georgia State, Minnesota, South Alabama, Tulane, and West Virginia have all offered the South Florida prospect. He also reports significant interest from Central Florida, Florida Atlantic, and Vanderbilt.
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The first school to extend an offer to the 6-foot-3, 196-pound defensive prospect was the Mountaineers.
"The first offer was West Virginia," Dixon said. "When I got the offer from West Virginia, my coach actually told me before practice, and it was crazy. I don't even know how to explain it. I couldn't sit down. I was just running around the whole practice and afterwards. I can't explain that feeling."
Dixon has developed a good relationship with his primary recruiter from Dana Holgorsen's staff.
"I have dealt with Coach (Robert) Gillespie," Dixon said. "He is a real good coach. We be talking a lot about football and everything. Football isn't the only thing we talk about. We have gotten to know each other as people. We have talked about basketball. He is always asking how I am doing in school and making sure I have my grades on track. He has just told me they are a real good school and that they really like me a lot over there and would love to have me there."
West Virginia isn't the only school that Dixon has been in regular contact with.
"Honestly, I talk to coaches from all of the schools that have offered me," Dixon said. "I talk to all of them. We all have a good relationship. All of the coaches are cool."
At this point in the process, the Sunshine State linebacker doesn't claim any favorites.
"Right now everybody is still on equal ground until I go and see the schools," Dixon said.
In order to make a decision, Dixon intends to utilize at least a few of his five allotted official visits.
"I plan to see a couple of out-of-state schools on my official visits," Dixon said. "I may take some unofficial visits, but I know I will use some official visits too."
A decision isn't likely to come in the near future.
"It is probably going to be during my senior year," Dixon said of making a decision.
As a junior, Dixon tallied 75 tackles, 17 for loss, and five sacks.