Galena Park (Texas) North Shore's Dajleon Farr paid an official visit to the University of Nebraska last weekend and enjoyed America's Heartland so much that the Cornhuskers are in serious contention for the coveted tight end. But so are Oklahoma, USC, Miami, UCLA, Texas and LSU – the others that are on his list.
"I really liked it up there," Farr said of Lincoln. "I felt like I ate 30 times. I was telling myself that I was gonna weigh myself when I got back, but I forgot.
"The game was good and I got to meet a lot of the players and coaches. Coach
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(John) Blake is by far the coolest coach recruiting me. He is just hilarious. I like how they are using their tight end in the West Coast offense. I really had a good time."
The coaches at North Shore don’t even really know where their start tight end stands.
"I don't have any real insight where Dajleon is going, but I can tell you that John Blake will always have a job in college football," North Shore coach David Aymond said. "If his team wants a kid, they send Coach Blake to recruit him. He's a heavy-hitter and a double secret-agent in the business of recruiting. He's that good."
Nebraska's visit comes on the heels of his visit to Oklahoma, where he was showed around by freshman sensation Adrian Peterson.
"They were both good visits," he said. "I can't say one was better than the other. Just being around a guy like Adrian Peterson is incredible. He’s going to win the Heisman as a true freshman. That’s something a guy like me that also has dreams of winning awards and playing big time football gets really excited about."
Farr will be taking a visit to Miami on December 17th and plans to take his fourth visit to Southern California. Where will he take his fifth and final visit?
"I really don't know," he said. "I'd like to see UCLA. I have a cousin that I want to see if I go out there."
So where does that leave the Texas schools and LSU? Farr has unofficially visited Texas and LSU several times over the past several months, so he doesn't want to waste a visit. He still has interest in those schools however.
"I know this sounds strange, but it is really hard to make this decision," he said. "I know people would love to be in this position, but it really is hard.
"My mom and I are just looking for a place that is going to take care of me. I'd like to get her to some games wherever I go. She's got to call of course before she just drops in, because hey it's college life."
Prior to his Nebraska visit, Farr scored on a 69-yard touchdown reception last Thursday, showing off his pass-catching skills and physical dominance.
"He caught a ball and was swatting defenders away," Aymond said. "He rumbled and drug several opponents into the end zone."
Farr, who will be playing in the U.S. Army High School All-Star Game, says his school of choice could be unveiled during the game's halftime festivities.
"They asked me if I wanted to commit during the game on my paperwork," he said. "I think I will. Hey, I still think I have to get that paperwork in to them."
One school will "be all they can be" on January 15th.