June 16, 2006

FSU in the top four for 5-star WR?

Five-star receiver Arrelious Benn is trying to narrow down his numerous options. Of all the schools that have offered, and there are many, four stand out to the 6-foot-2, 210-pound speedster—Florida State, Illinois, Southern Cal, and Notre Dame are four of his top choices.

The Seminole coaching staff is hoping to get the blue chip receiver to come in for a visit this summer.

"Coach Lilly, I like him," said Benn, "he's a good guy. I'm trying to make plans to go there this summer."

The Rivals100 member says he will visit Illinois and Southern California for sure, and hopes to visit Tallahassee and South Bend as well.

There's a reason Benn was named a five-star athlete. As a junior, the Dunbar High School star caught 49 balls for 1,130 yards and 16 touchdowns. In addition, he was named all-league, all-metro, and all-area. But the five-star status doesn't do anything for the No.19 player in the nation.

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