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PREP PROFILES Two-Sport Star Would Love An Offer From The Irish Lee's Summit (Mo.) Senior High pro- for his strong and accurate arm — he style quarterback Drew Lock is getting said he's comfortable with the ball in his Division I attention for both his football hands. and basketball ability, but more offers are "I watched Notre Dame a few times rolling in for his passing than his drib- this season and noticed the quarterback bling. One offer in particular would be a [Tommy Rees] is mostly a thrower," game-changer. Lock said. "That is good for me because "It would mean a lot to me because I like to throw, but I am also able to get playing for Notre out of the pocket and Dame means somemake plays." DREW LOCK thing," Lock said of Lock currently has ✪✪✪✪ a potential offer from five offers, with his Lee's Summit the Irish. "They have first one coming from Senior High School a great past, a big proMissouri at the end of Lee's Summit, Mo. gram. They'd be up his sophomore footStatus: Not Offered to the top [on my ofball season. His other Class: 2015 fer list]. It would defioffers are Louisville, Position: Quarterback nitely be something Tennessee, Indiana Ht.: 6-5 • Wt.: 195 to think about." and Ole Miss. He 40-Yard Dash: 4.50 Notre Dame has also holds basketball 247Sports Rankings: No. 2 player in Misshown interest in offers from Missouri souri, No. 4 pro-style quarterback in nation the 6-5, 195-pound and Oklahoma. and No. 177 overall prospect nationally prospect, and safeties "Playing both bascoach Bob Elliott made a trip to Lee's ketball and football would be cool, but Summit earlier this year to see Lock I know that's a lot to ask for," he said. throw in person. Lock was then invited "After this basketball season, I should be to a June camp in South Bend. able to make a decision on what sport I "It was an amazing visit," Lock said. feel like playing." "The campus was everything people That means Lock will have two serisaid it would be. Touchdown Jesus, the ous decisions to make with more offers Golden Dome, I was star-struck. coming. For now, he will focus on his "And it was awesome seeing the num- basketball season, then sit down with his ber of kids at the camp. I was able to talk family for the final decisions. to the coaches a lot, and they said they "The attention is definitely a good liked how I played, so that was a plus." problem to have," he said. "It's all been Even though Lock is considered more a humbling experience." of a pro-style quarterback — he's known — Staci Gasser

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