Port St. Lucie (Fla.) St. Lucie West Centennial four-star defensive lineman Jaynard Bostwick believes his future could be on the inside or outside portion of the defensive front in college. The 6-foot-4, 291-pounder says he is being recruited by schools as both a strongside defensive end and a defensive tackle.
"Schools are recruiting me for both," Bostwick said. "I prefer defensive end over defensive tackle."
At this stage of the process, the Rivals100 prospect holds offers from Cincinnati, Florida, Florida International, Florida State, Georgia, Miami, Notre Dame, and Tennessee. He reports interest from Alabama, Clemson, Louisville, LSU, Michigan State, and Oregon.
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Two schools are standing out with one being in front by a slight margin.
"I am high on Miami and Oregon," Bostwick said. "Right now I would say Miami leads by a bit."
The Treasure Coast area prospect shared a bit about why he is high on Al Golden's Miami Hurricanes.
"I have just been around it a lot," Bostwick said. "I have a cousin that goes to school there now. He really likes it there. My cousin is Thurston Armbrister. I also visited the school last month. I was impressed by what I saw."
As for Chip Kelly's Oregon Ducks, they also have grabbed Bostwick's attention early on.
"I like the program in general," Bostwick said. "I also like the school. I also like their equipment, their colors, and their jerseys."
The Rivals100 prospect has just one visit on his upcoming agenda.
"I am supposed to be going to South Carolina on April 14th," Bostwick said. "I don't know of any other visits.
"I want to get to Oregon, Georgia, Notre Dame, and Florida State," Bostwick added.
Bostwick mentioned an interest in Alabama and LSU and said visits to those two SEC schools are also a possibility.
He doesn't intend to rush into a decision.
"I plan to use all of my visits," Bostwick said. "I don't think I will decide until after my season."
As a junior, Bostwick recorded 75 tackles including 11 tackles for loss and two sacks.