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McDaniel keep pace with offers

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You might think that having the number one player in the country at your school would get you slightly overlooked. However, Rivals100 wide receiver Damon McDaniel has had no problem as he has gained a slew of new offers from the SEC, ACC and Big 12.
The 6-foot-0, 192-pounder most recently received offers from LSU and Florida. So what does he think about those offers?
"They've got really programs," McDaniel said. "But I really like how Florida passes the ball a lot and the offensive system they run is better for me as a wide receiver."
He also received a couple new offers from Florida State and Nebraska.
"Both of those schools have pretty good programs," he said. "They also have nice campuses and good business colleges."
Currently, McDaniel holds eleven offers -- they include North Carolina State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Florida State, Florida, LSU, Syracuse and West Virginia.
Are there any schools he's still hoping to hear from?
"I'd like to hear from Southern Cal, Oklahoma and Texas," he said. "No real reason why, just the fact that they are good colleges, good football programs that have good athletes and are very competitive teams."
McDaniel hasn't taken a junior day visit yet, but he is interested in potentially making the trek to Miami's on April 16th.
"I'll probably go if I can make it down there," he said. "I'll probably make it though."
So does the wide receiver favor any schools right now?
"I just like all the offers I'm getting," he said. "I read every last letter no matter where they're from, I'm still wide open at this point."
Much has been made about a close relationship between McDaniel and Percy Harvin. So probably the bigger question for some is would McDaniel and Harvin be interested in playing at the same school?
"We've talked about going to the same school," he said. "I think it's a good possibility and we're really close, we talk about all this stuff and we have a lot of the same interests including that we both want the ball. But it all depends where we fit in. If we go to the same school that's great, but if we separate ways that can happen too."
McDaniel just finished up the basketball season where Landstown went 25-5, but lost in the state championship game to Woodside by three.
"I played pretty good," McDaniel said. "I got twelve points that game."
This spring the wide receiver prospect is running track.
"The season's going alright," he said. "I'm also doing some football conditioning too."
Last season, McDaniel ran for 238 yards and five touchdowns, he hauled in 68 catches for 1,106 yards and 15 touchdowns as he was named first team all-district and first team all-tidewater.
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