Santana Fleming’s recruitment exploded in early 2021, incomes the majority of his 45 gives that winter whereas at American Heritage Plantation (Fla.). Now the 2023 prospect at Western Excessive College (Fla.) for his senior season, Flemming is now a lot nearer to creating his faculty choice.
On Monday, the four-star broad receiver teased three of his high 5 colleges by way of Instagram, and plans to announce the ultimate two within the coming month. I caught up with the speedy playmaker as he inches nearer towards a choice to speak to these high colleges.
In His Personal Phrases
Auburn: “The truth that they’ve been recruiting me so far as I can bear in mind, I wanna say since sophomore yr, that hasn’t stopped. So that actually made me wish to have an interest towards them and simply see what they’ve to supply.”
He has an official go to date set for Auburn on Sept. 17, when Auburn faces off in opposition to LSU. Fleming appears to be like ahead to seeing the gameday ambiance Auburn has to supply, amongst different issues.
“Most likely simply getting a really feel for what the sport ambiance goes to be like, If I used to be to decide on there,” he mentioned. “Simply actually wish to see what the town has to supply. If I’m going to be up there for 3-4 years, I actually wanna see what I’ll be residing in, the kind of circumstances, and all that. I actually wish to sit down with the brand new receivers coach, coach (Ike) Hilliard, and simply choose his mind and stuff as a result of I do know he went to the NFL. He’s been the place i’m attempting to get to in order that’ll be an excellent standing level for me”
Louisville: “It’s an incredible feeling being recruited by Louisville. They’re on the provide you with a high class. It’s a blessing as a result of you already know they obtained that four-star QB, (Pierce) Clarkson, he texts me. The message is simply that they need me and I simply should schedule my OV and rise up there to see what they’re speaking about”.
Fleming plans to schedule his Louisville OV throughout the subsequent week.
Mississippi State: “The vibe is nice, in all probability one of many realest teaching staffs I’ve come throughout out of all my gives. They positively simply inform you what it’s, and never simply what you wish to hear. That is positively a bonus for me as a result of I actually don’t wish to go right into a state of affairs the place they’re simply speaking to me and as soon as I get on campus it is one thing completely completely different. that is an Air Raid Offense so you already know they’re going to throw the ball, every part I’m in search of in an offense. Large-time soccer, it is the SEC so I am simply as they’re eager about me.”
Plans to schedule official go to very quickly
Remaining two high colleges
Whereas Fleming nonetheless wished to maintain the ultimate two colleges of his high 5 a secret till he publicizes, he did share some key components he’s in search of in naming these closing two applications.
“Model of play is at all times going to return to it,” he mentioned. “I’m not attempting to enter a state of affairs the place it is primarily a run kind of offense. The 2 colleges I’m desirous about positively throw the ball and put guys into the league. Every part I contemplate going into a faculty, these final two match.
“All my high 5 colleges are equal to, as soon as I begin taking OV’s that’ll begin setting colleges aside from one another.”
So far as a date for his dedication, Fleming desires to really feel out his visits earlier than making a choice, and appears to be in no rush in any respect.
“Relies upon how effectively my OV’s go,” he mentioned. “I really feel like if I used to be occurring an official go to and I get there feeling like that is house, then I’ll just about lock in. That’s actually undecided, I’m simply going off the texture.”
Whichever program lands a dedication from Fleming is getting a really full broad receiver. Along with his elite velocity and talent to create separation, there are many colleges that would make the most of his expertise.
As he will get nearer to naming his remaining high colleges after which making a choice, do not be stunned to see Fleming within the SEC subsequent fall.