Liberty County High School football player Richard LeCounte tweeted his top-seven college picks last Sunday.
The class of 2017, four-star recruit is reportedly coveted by several Division I schools. Currently listed as number two in the nation as an athlete and fourth overall prospect in the state, according to 247sports.com, the 6-foot, 185 pound phenom posted his tweet, saying they were in no particular order.
ESPN.com has LeCounte rated as the number one safety in the nation.
Rivals has him listed as a cornerback ranked number seven in the nation for that position and the 11th best athlete in the state.
Ohio State, where LeCounte’s former teammate Raekwon McMillan is starting middle linebacker, was listed first. The list included Florida, Georgia, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State and Georgia Southern.
According to 247sports.com, LeCounte made an unofficial visit to Ohio State on Oct. 17.
LeCounte has said he plans to announce his decision in December.
To date in his high school career, LeCounte has played in 29 games going 23-of-47 for 417 passing yards with four touchdowns. He has rushed for 1,058 yards, with four 100-plus yard games and eight touchdowns. He’s made 43 receptions for 813 yards and six touchdowns for the offensive as well.