Illinois Football Recruiting: Kentucky Offers Darius West

2014 safety Darius West received an offer from the Kentucky Wildcats on February 13th. This brings his total number of offers to eleven.

Dec 2, 2012; Lexington , KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops spoke to reporters during a press conference at the Nutter Field House. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The other teams to have offered at him include: Akron, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Penn State, Purdue, Toledo, and West Virginia.

West is a 6’0″, 195 pound defensive back from Lima, Ohio. He is currently a junior at Lima Central Catholic High School.

Lima Central Catholic made it to the Division V Ohio State Playoffs. However, they lost to Liberty-Benton, 17-24, in the second round.

As a junior, he recorded 47 tackles, five interceptions, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 12th in the state of Ohio, 20th among safeties, and 212th nationally among 2014  high school recruits by 247Sports.

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Topics: Darius West, Football, Illinois Fighting Illini, Kentucky Wildcats, Recruiting

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