On Sunday night, I got the chance to speak with Justin Birdsong out of Stone Mountain, GA (Stephenson HS). According to 247Sports, Justin is rated as a 3-star prospect and holds a total of 19 offers (three from Big 12 schools) including one from Notre Dame. So here is my chat with Justin Birdsong about his recruitment and it appears that Iowa State that will battle it out along with a few others for his signature. Who are they? Find out right here in this interview.
Heartland College Sports: What schools are recruiting you the hardest?
Birdsong: “Iowa State, App State, Duke and Georgia Southern.”
HCS: How was your visit to Iowa State this past weekend?
Birdsong: “It was really fun. I didn’t expect to enjoy it that much, but it was really fun and definitely turned my head.”
HCS: What are your thoughts about the school and the staff at Iowa State?
Birdsong: “I loved the school and the town. The coaches were really engaged with me and definitely made me feel at home.”
HCS: What visits do you plan on taking in the next few weeks?
Birdsong: “I have none set up as of now.”
HCS: What has been the biggest surprise in your recruitment? Has there been a memorable moment that really stuck out to you?
Birdsong: “Definitely just being able to go on the visits and just taking it all in. The biggest surprise was probably how much the schools really have to offer me.”
HCS: When do you plan on announcing your commitment?
Birdsong: “No set date. Most likely when I just feel like the time is right.”