2025 four-star WR Adrian Wilson talks about his recruitment
2025 four-star Pflugerville (TX) Weiss large receiver Adrian Wilson’s recruitment has elevated up to now week as he has picked up extra scholarship affords, bringing his complete to eight.
RedRaiderSports caught up with Wilson to ask about his recruitment and ideas on the Pink Raiders.
What do you’ll want to know…
…Wilson obtained his provide from the Pink Raiders on March 11, 2023. He’s a four-star recruit with eight complete affords, together with Texas Tech, Arizona, Baylor, Colorado State, Houston, SMU, Texas State, and UTSA.
…Additionally performs basketball and competes in observe and discipline, the place he runs 200 meters and does the excessive bounce. He completed his sophomore season with 28 receptions for 547 yards and eight touchdowns, in line with MaxPreps.com
…His cousin is former Tech linebacker Tyree Wilson, who’s projected to be a excessive decide in subsequent month’s NFL Draft.
Your recruiting course of has been heating up as of late. How has that have been? “It has been nice, really, particularly as a result of the coaches should not simply giving me a proposal as a result of I’ve one thing to provide. They’re giving me one thing to work for. Texas Tech, for instance, stated they might provide me if I ran throughout the 22s for the 200 meters on observe, in order that gave me one thing to work for. As soon as I used to be ready to do this, I bought the provide.”
What’s your connection/relationship like with the Texas Tech coaches? “It’s good. I speak to Coach (Justin “Juice”) Johnson probably the most and Coach (Joey) McGuire. They’ve stopped by rather a lot just lately resulting from the truth that Will Hammond is dedicated to Tech, and Hutto is down the highway quarter-hour away from Weiss. So after they cease by to see Will, they will simply cease by right here too. Plus, the actual fact that also they are recruiting Peyton Morgan. Once they go to him, I’m all the time there to be round more often than not.They’ll come to see him within the weight room.Plus, Peyton and I work in the identical rack so it is laborious to overlook me there, particularly with me being the dimensions I’m as a sophomore;I believe I caught their eye early . Plus, the best way I’ve been doing issues just lately, I believe they simply determined to make the provide.”
What different colleges have you ever been involved with? “I’ve been involved with all the colleges that I’ve affords from, plus another ones. However they can not actually maintain involved with me as a result of reality I’m only a sophomore. So, they can not actually attain out to me due to that.”
Any plans to go to Texas Tech? “I used to be alleged to go there for his or her Junior Day however wasn’t capable of as a result of issues occurred with my trip. Nonetheless, I plan to go go to as quickly as potential. I believe Peyton goes up there quickly, so I’ll attempt to go up there with him.”
Another visits or camps that you’ve scheduled? “I’ve Texas State on March 25, Baylor on March 31, and April 1, as a result of I’m going to a scrimmage after which a go to the subsequent day. I’m additionally planning some with some out-of-state colleges, however these are laborious to plan out due to having to rearrange flights and all that. So these could be Arizona and Arizona State. I used to be going to go to ASU final week since we have been there for a 7v7 event, but it surely needed to be rescheduled. However I can be up there once more this weekend, visiting Arizona on Saturday and Arizona State on Sunday.”
How is the low season going? “It’s going effectively. I’m working observe and taking part in 7v7 with Juice Soccer. For the low season in soccer, our new head coach Vernon Hughes determined we might not do any sort out soccer, which was resulting from us having a younger staff. So as an alternative, we’re doing a seven-on-seven spring ball in order that the fellows can study the performs coming into the autumn.We’re within the weight room closely now, and a few guys have been going up 100 kilos or extra on their max .”
Do you will have a prime college listing? “I do not actually have one since I’ve obtained most of my affords the previous week. However Baylor could be on the prime since they have been the primary to supply me my freshman 12 months. Colorado State would even be up there, however that’s as a result of Bernard Blake went there, and I’m actually near him. Plus, he has been speaking to me about their employees rather a lot, and I’ve been speaking to them rather a lot too.”
How excessive is Texas Tech in your listing? “They’re a college that I’d positively take an official go to to. If I had affords from all the colleges within the nation and will solely take an official go to to a sure variety of colleges, Texas Tech could be a type of colleges to get a go to.”
How is it having Tyree as a cousin? And with him having performed at Tech, will that connection have an effect on your choice? “It was nice having him as a cousin that attended Tech. There was all the time somebody to root for, however I would not say it could have an effect on my choice in any means.”
Presently rated a 5.8 four-star prospect, Wilson is rated the No. 158 general prospect on Rivals, the No. 30 general large receivers, and the No. 25 general participant in Texas within the 2025 class.