Kief Talks Visit To The Big House

Kief Talks Visit To The Big House

A trip to Michigan and the Big House left Cincinnati (Ohio) La Salle wide receiver Derek Kief excited about his most recent college game day visit. FOXSportsNEXT.com checked in with Kiel about all the details on his trip and more.

With five early scholarship offers Cincinnati (Ohio) La Salle wide receiver Derek Kief is receiving plenty of interest as one of Ohio's top prospects in the class of 2014.

This past Saturday the 6-foot-5, 190-pound Kief visited Michigan.

"The trip was nice," said Kief. "I got to see basically everything like the field and facilities and like the Big House a lot. The atmosphere was also great."

While the Wolverines have yet to offer, Kief says there is open communication.

"They are not saying a lot," said Kief. "We've been keeping in contact a lot and it seems like they like me a lot."

Coming off a junior season that saw him pull down 65 balls for 907 yards and nine touchdowns, Kief feels his game has a combination of speed and size.

"I ran a 4.5 forty at Ohio State camp last summer," said Kief. "And I have great size."

With Michigan linebackers coach Mark Smith heading up his recruitment, Kief knows what an offer from the Wolverines would mean.

"It would mean a lot if Michigan offered me," said Kief. "It would be up there at the top of my board but I wouldn't commit right away. But they would be up there."

With his season over Kief has plans for the next two weekends.

"I'm going to West Virginia this weekend for their game against Oklahoma and the week after that I'm going to Ohio State for their game against Michigan," said Kief.

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