Texas DT grabs SEC offer, takes SEC visit

San Antonio (Texas) Warren defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao stands 6-1, 290 and is quickly catching the attention of college coaching staffs across the country.
His quick first step and non-stop motor are hard to miss. Over the weekend he took those abilities to Baton Rouge for the LSU junior day.
"It was real fun," Lealaimatafao said. "I was surprised they actually knew who I was."

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Not only did they know who he was, but Les Miles made sure to sit down with him for a one-on-one meeting.
"Coach Miles brought me up to his office and showed me all his rings. It was real cool," Lealaimatafao said. "We had a little meeting. He was kind of implying I was going to go there. He just wants me to come back and spend more time."
He also had a chance to meet with defensive line coach Brick Haley.
"He was real nice," Lealaimatafao said. "He was just telling us in the recruiting process he was going to go to my school first and get my transcript and then he was going to start offering and stuff."
Before his trip to Baton Rouge, the standout defender received his first offer from another SEC program. The Missouri Tigers put the offer on the table last week and Lealaimatafao was both surprised and honored.
"They were sending me a bunch of mail in two-a-days and stuff but nothing real big," Lealaimatafao said. "That came out of nowhere. I was pretty excited. I want to go up there and meet all the coaches in person."
He plans to make a visit to Columbia in the near future for the Tigers March 2 Junior Day. The visit to Missouri means he will not be able to attend Arizona's Junior Day on March 1, but he does plan to visit Baylor for their March 23 Junior Day.
At this early point in the process, he admits the Tigers sit at the top of his list, but he plans to take his time with the recruiting process.
"I'll just have to discuss it with my parents and my coaches and come to a decision," Lealaimatafao said. "I'll wait it out for a little while."
In addition to LSU, Missouri, Baylor, and Arizona, Lealaimatafao has also seen recent attention from Vanderbilt and Tulsa.