Garden City (Kan.) Community College four-star linebacker J.R. Bryant is one of the top defensive players available in this year's junior college class.
And from the looks of the offer list for the 6-foot-3, 228-pounder it's easy to see his play has been noticed by the college coaches.
Bryant has offers from Arkansas, Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Ole Miss and is getting serious looks from both Oklahoma and West Virginia.
Bryant saw his sophomore season come to an end last week in a playoff loss to Fort Scott. Now he said he's spending most of his time working on academics and working out.
"I have been just working out and taking care of the books," he said. "I have to keep working hard in everything I do, so I can be ready to take some official visits really soon."
Speaking of visits, Bryant said he has now lined up two trips.
"I already had West Virginia lined up for Dec. 7, but now I'm going to Ole Miss on the first weekend in December," Bryant said. "I haven't talked to the Ole Miss coaches this week, but that's what we set it up for last time we talked. At West Virginia, I'm being recruited by Rich Rodriguez himself. He flew down a few weeks ago to watch me practice."
Bryant said Oklahoma seemingly has stepped up its interest in him. He might become a top target now for the Sooners now that five-star linebacker Arthur Brown recently eliminated Oklahoma.
"I talk to Brent Venables when they call," Bryant said. "He used to play out here, so that's kind of cool to know that."
Other than that, Bryant said he's unsure about any other visits he might take.