One offer is already in for defensive tackle Darian Cooper. The Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha lineman holds a verbal from another school and is getting even more interest from others.
"Maryland offered about a month ago," he said. "Maryland is close and I've been in touch with Coach Franklin. He's a really cool guy that makes me feel wanted. He's talked to me about the defensive schemes and that type of stuff. It also helps that I know a lot of the players up there."
The Terrapins aren't the only school in on Cooper.
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"I have a verbal from Marshall," he said. "I've talked to their wide receivers coach and defensive line coach. He thinks I'm really explosive. That's a place I think I could fit in and play, somewhere they could make use of me."
According to the 6-foot-3, 275-pounder, Penn State is contemplating an offer as well.
"Coach McGregor said they are working on an offer. I'm thinking about heading up there sometime."
The lineman prospect has already taken two unofficial visits this spring to Maryland and Pittsburgh.
"I went to Maryland's junior day and it was great. They are rebuilding their program and finding that vibe," he said. "I was impressed with Pittsburgh's defensive line. They're line was very big last year and I like their style, fast and aggressive, that's the kind of player I am."
Cooper is receiving interest from numerous other colleges including Illinois, Michigan, Virginia and Rutgers.