As one of the top prospects in his class, five-star junior Keion Joyner is expected to dominate every game he plays. While Havelock (N.C.) took a loss on Friday night their star linebacker still had an outstanding game.
Joyner's focus throughout his recruitment has stayed in the southeast and LSU has held a commanding lead for some time.
"LSU is somewhere up my list," said the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Joyner. "They're one of my leaders but I haven't talked to the coaches lately. North Carolina, Florida and Auburn are also up there."
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Joyner took a visit to Auburn a few months back and still keeps in regular contact with the coaches there.
"I talked to coach Johnson from Auburn a few days ago," he said. "I wanted to watch their game on Saturday."
Just a few weeks ago Joyner went down to Gainesville to see what the Gators had to offer.
"It was a good experience talking the person that was bringing me around at Florida," Joyner said. "I know what he majored in, how things are done there, where he came from and what they school has done for him."
The Tar Heels are the only in-state team that is a serious contender for Joyner right now.
"After visiting North Carolina, I know the majority of the players that have played my position and how they've gone on to the pros," he said. "The education system is great and I know they graduate a lot of African-American players."
With football season just starting up, Joyner is looking to get out and see some games.
"I don't have any visits planned right now," said Joyner. "Hopefully I can go to the Florida and LSU game and the South Carolina and Tennessee game."
Joyner had 108 tackles, 19 for a loss, seven and a half sacks, three fumble recoveries, seven forced fumbles, one blocked field goal and two interceptions as a sophomore.