With Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth High's basketball season in full swing, 2015 safety Rico McGraw has put football on the backburner for the time being. But that doesn't mean that D-1 coaches have forgot about him.
McGraw picked up two offers over the last week, one via South Carolina and another courtesy of Virginia Tech.
"The process is going great for me," said McGraw, who helped Ensworth win a state championship in football this fall and already has a dozen offers. "I just picked up two more offers and I'm hearing from a lot of other schools."
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McGraw said he doesn't know much about either school, but he's looking forward to doing his research.
"I've talked to a couple coaches at South Carolina already," he said. "I really like the staff. They have big things coming up. I'm going to get to talk to them more and I know they'll be down at my school on Monday."
As far as the Hokies, McGraw said they're in a similar position as the Gamecocks.
"They watched my film and told me they would really like to see me in their program," he said.
Another team showing heavy interest is Clemson, but like the other team in South Carolina, the Tigers are mostly an unknown to McGraw.
"I haven't really talked to them yet but I know they're interested," McGraw said. "I plan on camping there later this summer and I know a couple players from my school are on the team now but I really don't know much."
McGraw said he plans attending LSU's junior day, and intends on attending camps at Georgia, Florida and Florida State, schools he wasn't able to visit during the season. For the rest of the month he's going to continue to focus on basketball, before turning his attention back to the gridiron.
"Towards the end of the month 7-on-7 gets going," he said. "Then it's back to the grind, working out and getting ready for football."
McGraw shares the backcourt with 2013 4-star Cornelius Elder, one of the top uncommitted players in the Southeast. He said if he had to make a prediction, Elder would end up at Ohio State.
"I think that he would be headed to Ohio State," McGraw said. "I'll be happy wherever he goes and maybe we'll be able to play with each other or against each other at the next level."