Seymour, Wisc., 2015 offensive tackle Jon Dietzen has made several visits to Wisconsin's campus since being offered by the Badgers in the summer, but his most recent trip was slightly different than the others.
"I actually didn't end up going to the junior day. Friday evening we went and visited and saw everything we needed to see," Dietzen said. "It was unique being the only guy there. It gave me a chance to get to know the coaches a little bit better."
The one-on-one time with the Wisconsin coaching staff let Dietzen know he was a priority for the Badgers.
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"Obviously it being that personal of a visit, it makes me feel that much more special to the program and the coaches," Dietzen said. "They just wanted us to know how they felt about me."
The top ranked player in the state of Wisconsin's 2015 class, Dietzen was accompanied by family on Friday's visit.
"Both of my parents came along with me," he said. "Obviously they would like to have me closer to home, but I think they are just as open to everything as I am."
Wisconsin is one of three Big Ten programs that have offered the 6-foot-6, 305-pound Dietzen. Michigan State is the most recent addition to his list, tendering a scholarship last month.
"After Michigan State offered, a couple days [later] another of their coaches stopped by," Dietzen said. "I think it is a really good opportunity. They obviously have a really good program going with the Big Ten Championship and Rose Bowl. I guess I am going to have to get over there and get to know people better."
For now, Dietzen does not have plans to attend any other junior days. Nebraska is the third Big Ten school on his offer list.