One of the rising juniors in the Midwest is Galion (OH.) wide receiver/ defensive back LaCario Davison. While he doesn't hold any offers to this point, there are many schools keeping tabs on him and Minnesota is one of them. Not only are the Gophers watching Davison, but there are still pursuing his teammate in Northwestern commit, Dareian Watkins as well.
"I don't have any offers right now, but a lot of schools are asking me to be patient because they just need a little game film," Davison told GopherDigest. "I would say Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana and Louisville are the most active, but I get mail from a new school every day. Minnesota sends me the mail that they can within the rules, so I hear from them."
"Minnesota is still also recruiting Dareian too. Minnesota still sends Dareian mail and tells him that they will be recruiting him to signing day."
What would it mean to the 6-2, 190-pound versatile player if he were to receive a Golden Gopher offer?
"It would mean a lot if Minnesota were first to offer me," said Davison. "They would be in my top 2 or 3 no matter what. Dareian didn't pick Illinois, but he always told me that Illinois was the first to believe in him, so he believed in Illinois. I agree with that. I love Minnesota and the new facilities are awesome. Coach Kill is cool and he wins."
With the football season rapidly approaching, Davison is shifting his attention to his high school team rather than the recruiting process. He will look to figure out his visit plans."I'm not going to camp because right now it's all about leading my high school team to a championship season," said Davison. "When the season starts, I will pick some schools to visit for games. I hope to make it to a Minnesota game."
Many have not seen Davison's game, so who better than the man himself on giving a scouting report on his skills and where schools project him at the next level.
"I've been compared to my role model Troy Polamalu," said Davison. "I had my hair like his until I cut it. I love to play hard and be a game changer at safety. I make plays at wide receiver, but I want to play defense in college. I hit hard and I'm a game changer. Mostly all schools see me at safety, but some think I will grow into linebacker."