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Jalen Dye set to visit, My'Kai Lee weighing options

Lee is still finalizing his official visits
Lee is still finalizing his official visits

The official visits for the Jayhawks could extend into June even though players are set to report at the end of May.

The staff is still looking at positions like offensive line and secondary as the spring recruiting is starting to wind down.

On the offensive line Ma’Kyi Lee is a player they are hoping that will visit. Lee said there is a possibility Kansas could get one from him.

“I've been thinking about visiting (Kansas) and a visit most likely will happen,” Lee said. “I have visits in the works currently but the most important thing for me is finding a great staff of coaches and getting on the field as fast as possible. And a place to help me to develop and build my game to play in the NFL.”

At 6-foot-6, 315 Lee has been attracting attention from college coaches all over the country. He has been hearing from coaches in the Pac 12, Big 12, SEC and ACC.

Kansas is one of the schools who recently offered him a scholarship.

“I got the offer after talking to Coach Ianello and we had a great conversation getting to know each other and told me some things about the school,” Lee said. “I've been in contact with Coach Fuchs for a while and other coaches on the offensive staff. We've had great conversations over the past months.”

Lee said the Kansas coaches have told him they like the improvement he has shown since last season and his athleticism.

This month he has been hearing from Kansas, Florida State, Houston, and Syracuse. He took a visit to Jackson State and plans to take more in the next few weeks. Lee said Missouri could offer soon.

Jalen Dye will start visit to Kansas late Monday

Dye will start his visit to Kansas on Monday
Dye will start his visit to Kansas on Monday

The Kansas staff was the first Power Five school to offer Jalen Dye from Palomar College. The athletic safety also holds offers from UNLV and Colorado State.

He started his career at Arizona State before transferring to Palomar.

“I was extremely blessed to receive this offer,” Dye said. “I was so happy when Coach Ianello called me with this amazing news. My coaches did a great job putting my film in front of coaches.”

The coaches have been looking to fill out the recruiting in the defensive backfield and Dye would provide versatility to any program.

“The coaches really liked how versatile I am and that I could play all three positions corner, strong safety, and free safety,” Dye said.

UNLV will get an official visit from Dye and the Jayhawks will get one this week.

“I know that Kansas is a very good school athletically and academically,” he said. “I plan on visiting Kansas next week on an official visit. I’m very excited to see what the future holds.”

Kansas who live in the area and follow the Kansas City Royals will remember his father Jermaine Dye. He played five years with the Royals and had a long career in the major leagues highlighted by a World Series MVP with the White Sox.