One of the best players on the camp circuit so far this year in the Sunshine State has been Homestead (Fla.) wide receiver Herbert Waters. Over the past week, schools have begun to take notice and extended him an offer.
"Last night UCF offered me and before that Marshall had offered me," Waters said. "Those are the only two I have right now."
The first offer to the 6-foot-1, 170-pound wideout came from the Marshall Thundering Herd, who is a familiar school to South Florida athletes.
"I was coming back from the (Nike) Sparq Combine and one of my former teammate, Keith Baxter, told me that Marshall had offered me," Waters said. "He is going there too. I have talked a bit with Coach (JaJuan) Seider, not on the phone but over Facebook and stuff like that, and he has just told me he wants to come and see me."
After that came an offer from the University of Central Florida, who is interested in him replacing a former Homestead prospect.
"I talked with Coach (David) Kelly from UCF," Waters said. "He was telling me it is a good campus. He said they have a good Criminal Justice program. He talked about how he wants me to come up there to replace A.J. Guyton on their team."
Offers are just starting to come in for Waters, who is receiving attention from schools such as Florida, Florida State, LSU, Miami, and others. He believes one in-state school is on the verge of expanding his offer list to three.
"I got a feeling UM is going to offer me," Waters said. "An offer from Miami would be great. I would love it. I would be surprised, but I would be excited at the same time."
While an offer from the Hurricanes would be significant, Waters intends to take some time with the recruiting process and not rush into any decisions.
"I won't rush it," Waters said. "I am going to wait."
As a junior, Waters played quarterback, running back, and wide receiver. He recorded over 500 total offensive yards and scored six touchdowns.