Lavunce Askew is down to three

Mississippi Scout
Posted Jan 15, 2008


Lavunce Askew (DT, Camden, AR) - The 6' 2.5", 285 pound defensive tackle just returned from a trip to Knoxville. With two visits left for Scout.com's #30 ranked DT, the list of candidates for his signature is shrinking. Several coaches came by last night, including Ole Miss head coach, Houston Nutt. Go inside to hear the latest news on Askew's recruitment.

"Coach Nutt came by tonight," stated Lavunce Askew. "Coach Rocker came with him. They want me to play DT. They say I can come in and make an immediate impact. I had a really good visit with the Ole Miss coaches."

Were any other coaches in home tonight?

"Arkansas coaches were also here tonight."

Did Askew take a visit this past weekend?

"I visited Tennessee this past weekend. The visit was great. They offer everything you could ask for. They really take care of their players. They all treat each other like a big family. It's all about family at Tennessee. They are telling me they want me to be an impact DT."

Does Lavunce have anymore visits lined up?

"Yes, I go to Arkansas this weekend (1/18) and Ole Miss next weekend (1/25). That will be it for me. I have already visited Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, and Tennessee, so those two will be my last official visits. "

Has Askew backed off his Arkansas commitment a little bit?

"Yes, you could say that. I'm just trying to find the best fit for me. I look forward to meeting the new coaches at Arkansas this weekend."

Do you feel good about those three schools?

"Yes, I really do. How can you go wrong with any of those schools. My parents and I are going to evaluate the schools and pray about our decision. I just don't feel like I can go wrong with any of them."

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