Calling AJ Harris aggressive is accurate in a number of a ways.
An offensive lineman prospect, the adjective certainly works to describe him demeanor the field. It's also fitting for how he's attacking his recruitment. Letting the process come to him? Not exactly.
The four-star tackle is hitting the road offseason in an effort to find a few schools that stand out. And the way the schedule is coming together will leave the 2015 prospect short on free weekends.
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"We went to Northwestern already> We're going to Missouri and probably visit Illinois for a practice. I'm going to Arkansas again for kind of a one-on-one thing. Maybe Northwestern again for a spring practice. We're going to see if we can make it down to, like, Kansas and Kansas State, but we've already been to K-State a lot. We're going to go up to Iowa State, too. I'm going to try to hit up just about every place I can."
Harris, a junior at Stilwell (Kan.) Blue Valley High School, currently holds seven scholarship offers, the latest of which came from Arkansas, which Harris admits has captured his attention.
SEC schools tend to do that in 2014.
"I went down there for a camp back in the summer and that's where they noticed me," Harris said. "They had to see if the numbers fit. They called a few weeks ago and said the numbers fit, so they offered. They have a coach down there that grew up in my area, so that's kind of nice."
But Arkansas won't represent the final offer. There's plenty of reason to think more are on the way. In the last two weeks, the hallways of Harris' school have functioned as a parade route for college coaches.
"Missouri came by twice," Harris said. "Illinois came by a couple of times. K-State has been by. Ohio State has been by and Arkansas. Northwestern as well, That's just the last two weeks."
As a junior, Harris helped lead his Blue Valley team to a 10-3 record. He is ranked as the No. 243 prospect in the 2015 class.