Kelly Gets Boston To Cincinnati

Kelly Gets Boston To Cincinnati

As many know University of Cincinnati head coach Brian Kelly is a native of Boston, Mass as they say when you're on the east coast. Well after much work the Bearcats coaching staff is bringing Boston to Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tre Boston that is… A 6-foot-1, 175-pound 3-star Scout.com prospect from North Fort Myers, FL with a 4.43 reported forty. Boston turned heads as an offensive threat in the Scout.com Orlando stop this year and South Regional Manager Chad Simmons reported the following about Boston's Top-Five performance.

"Boston was very good out of his breaks, he got good separation, and he took many of the corners to school. There were some balls his way that he should have pulled in and he got knocked off his routes at the line once or twice, but he had a very good afternoon overall." Chad Simmons – Scout.com

While Boston was a receiver that day he knows his future is on the defensive side of the ball as a corner and with the success the staff has had over the past two years he found Cincinnati to be the place for him.

"I really like the way the program is being built and the direction the program is headed at Cincinnati. The funny thing is I was interested in Cincinnati even before they started to recruit me. I'd seen them in the Orange Bowl and a couple of other games and really liked their style of play."

While Boston hasn't had the chance to speak with Brian Kelly he's not too worried.

"When I came up for my visit Coach Kelly wasn't there. I've yet to speak with him but will be doing that in the morning. But it didn't really matter as the coaching staff did such a great job on my visit that when I left I already felt like I was a Bearcat."

One reason for Boston's comfort level is Bob Diaco the Bearcats defensive coordinator and the coach responsible for recruiting the Florida native.

"I've really stayed in touch with Coach Diaco as we talk about every week and try to stay in touch. I've been talking with him like I was already going to be playing for him."

But the Bearcats didn't just allow one coach to take the horns.

"I came up for a Saturday visit and the coaching staff took their time to come in and see me. I looked at the facilities, dorms and things and found it all to be real nice and centrally located. Everything is close so you don't have to go far for anything you need.

For Boston it was Kerry Coombs who really caught him.

I got to know Coach Coombs a lot as we spent about a good two hours together. Not only did I get a real chance to know more about him but also how he coaches his guys. Coach Coombs is a lot like my mother in the way she teaches me in to becoming a man.

With offers in the double digits and schools like Michigan State, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Minnesota and Indiana being some of the offers, Boston came down to Indiana and Cincinnati for his choice.

"My mom told me to go where my mind was set. I never really thought about just staying in Florida. I know at Cincinnati I'll have a great chance to be coached up and we'll have a chance to really play for a conference title and a national championship."

For the Bearcats getting Boston to pledge to Cincinnati should give Brian Kelly and his staff a major talent in the years to come.

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