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Grant starting to break out

Dade City (Fla.) Pasco wide receiver Janarion Grant has seen his offer list grow some in recent days.
"I have picked up some recent offers," Grant said. "Rutgers and Connecticut offered me as well as USF and a few other schools."
In total, Grant now claims seven offers. Joining the Bulls, Huskies and Scarlet Knights is Bethune-Cookman, East Carolina, Massachusetts, and Western Kentucky. Numerous other schools are showing interest.
At this point, the 5-foot-9, 165-pound speedster has liked what he has heard from a trio of the schools that have offered.
"I talk to the coaches at South Florida a lot," Grant said. "I've also heard from East Carolina some. I talked to like two of their coaches over the phone. I also talked to the Rutgers coaches."
Grant talked about what the staff at each of those three schools has been saying.
"The South Florida staff tells me that I would start at slot if I went there," Grant said. "They tell me I have a chance to start my freshman year. They say that the ball would be coming to me often. They talk about the opportunity that they want to give me to be involved in what they are doing."
"East Carolina just said they like what I can do from the snap and when I get the ball in my hands," Grant said. "They said I can make big plays."
"Rutgers stands out to me," Grant said. "They told me that I was going to get the ball like 80 or 90 times. They said some of the same things that USF basically said. They just said I would be a big part of their offense."
Grant has yet to take any visits, he hopes to visit East Carolina, Rutgers, and South Florida, as well as others, over the summer. No specific dates have been scheduled.
With regards to a leader, Grant says it is simply too early to claim one.
"I am still thinking right now," Grant said. "I want to let everything come in and see what I have as far as choices."
As a junior, Grant amassed more than 1,800 total yards and 28 touchdowns. As a wide receiver, he had 48 receptions for 960 yards and 18 touchdowns.
In addition to standing out on the football field, Grant is also a standout long jumper for Pasco's track and field team.
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