When you recruit in Florida, you have to be prepared to play with the big boys.
UMass recruit Joey Ivie received offers from Texas Tech and Miami over the past two days, according to Matt Baker with the Tampa Bay Times. Ivie now holds offers from: UMass, Western Kentucky, Iowa State, FIU, Bowling Green, Purdue, Texas Tech and Miami. Rivals has a similar list.
The Minutemen were the first school to offer the 6-foot-5, 265 pound defensive lineman.
Ivie is a powerful presence on the line, and should keep his position at the next level if he can put on a little size. That shouldn’t be a problem for the competitive weightlifter, who has put up as much as 375 pounds on the bench press.
Here is his most recent highlight reel.