2014 Tight End Lee Talks Recruiting.

2014 Tight End Lee Talks Recruiting.

2014 tight end Taylor Lee talks to BearcatInsider.com about recruiting.

Sitting at 6-5 and 225 pounds, Taylor Lee rarely feels small. After attending Cincinnati's 34-10, opening night win over Pittsburgh in front of a sold out Nippert, it was easy to feel that way.

‘The game was real exciting. I grew up going to UC games, so finally getting the chance to be on the field was amazing", said Lee.

Only a junior in high school, Lee still has over a year and half to decide his college destination. However, he has been putting together a rough list, and he would like to stay within a two hour's drive from his Cincinnati home.

Said Lee, "I've been looking at UC, Louisville, Indiana, Boston College, Northwestern and Purdue. I've been to campus at UC, Louisville and IU".

Lee attends Elder High School, one of the premier powers in high school football in Ohio. Attending such a prominent school gives recruiting opportunities that other players don't receive at lesser schools.

Lee said, "It definitely helps [recruiting] playing at Elder. We play a tough schedule, and it's easier for teams to notice you when you play tougher competition."

Another advantage of playing at Elder is playing with teammates destined for division one football. One of Lee's teammates, fellow tight end Devin Pike, is also looking at Cincinnati. Although it's a long way off, Lee said Pike and himself have discussed playing together in college.

"We've definitely talked about it, but nothing serious. It's just been casual conversations", said Lee.

Either way, college teams hope to have his signature on a letter of intent in 2014.

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