Offensive tackle/defensive end Matt Reynolds (6-6, 270, 4.9) from Provo (Utah) Timpview has seen his offers climb to nine. Watching Reynolds is currently rated as the number one player in the Beehive State for the class of 2005. Watching Reynolds perform on tape, makes for a good argument in favor of his lofty ranking.
So far early in the process Reynolds has offers from BYU, Utah, Utah State, Arizona, Arizona State, UCLA, Cal, Northwestern, and Nebraska.
Reynolds claims that he is very open at this time. Even though he has a brother who plays for the Y and his father is a coach on the BYU staff, Reynolds said that playing for the Cougars is not a done deal.
“It would be nice if I did play at BYU because it would be familiar,” Reynolds said. “I’m not ready to make any decision and all eight of my top schools are in a dead heat.
Reynolds has a top eight that includes BYU, Utah, Arizona, Arizona State, UCLA, Cal, Northwestern and Nebraska.
Reynolds is an outstanding talent on both sides of the ball and most of the schools that are recruiting him as an athlete who they want to come in and see where he can help a team most.
On the defensive side of the ball, Reynolds, racked up 80 tackles and collected eight sacks as a junior. His performance saw him selected for the second time all-state and all-region.
One of things everyone likes about Reynolds most is he doesn’t care where he plays on the next level. He just wants to help the team.
The scouting report on Reynolds is that he’s very agile, athletic and quick for a big man. He has excellent vision and is a very instinctive player. Reynolds is the type of football player that seems to see things before they happen.
Reynolds will be a four-year varsity starter for one of the state’s best football program once the season of 2004 rolls around.
What is Reynolds looking for in a school?
“Location, coaching staff and tradition will all be key in my decision,” Reynolds said. “I also want to play for a good solid stable program that is good year in and year out.”
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