Four-star athlete prospect Kyle Van Noy (6-3, 200, 4.6) from Reno (Nev.) McQueen has been a known commodity on the Nevada football seen since his sophomore year.
Some schools are recruiting Van Noy as an athlete, some like him at wide receiver and others think he would be an outstanding outside linebacker.
The two-way standout earned first-team all-league, first-team all-region and first-team all-state honors for his performance as a defensive end. He earned second-team all-region and second-team all-league as a wide receiver.
From his defensive end spot, Van Noy accounted for 69 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles, 6.5 sacks, four deflected passes, two picks and two fumble recoveries. Van Noy hauled in 49 receptions for 765 yards and 13 touchdowns as a receiver.
Van Noy has 10 offers on the table from Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, BYU, San Diego State, UNLV, Nevada, and Boise State.
Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, Washington, Washington, Clemson and Nebraska are showing Van Noy recruiting interest.
"I like BYU and Arizona State," Van Noy said. "I like BYU's coaching staff. I also like the option that I could play where I want and the opportunity to possibly start as a freshman."
"At ASU there is good competition," Van Noy said. "They also have a good head coach in Dennis Erickson and ASU is close to home."
"First thing I'm looking for in a college is location," Van Noy said. "I want to play close to home so I am close to my family. The second thing I am looking for is a good football program and an early opportunity for playing time."
"I have liked Oregon growing up," Van Noy said. "They have a consistent program."
Van Noy will probably make his college decision after the conclusion of his senior season.
Whoever lands Van Noy will be getting the complete football player. He's working on becoming a better vocal leader. Van Noy has the tendency to be rather quiet and let's his playing do his talking.
Van Noy will be a three-year starter on both sides of ball when his senior season rolls around.
Van Noy was selected to the Rivals.com Nevada Preseason Top 20 team for the class of 2009 landing as the Silver State's No. 4 prospect at any position.