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Five-star DB has trips planned

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Iman Marshall has announced his official visit schedule - sort of.
The five-star cornerback and No. 3 overall prospect by Rivals.com said on Twitter Thursday morning that he will definitely take official visits to Notre Dame, Florida State, LSU and Michigan and then he stated he's torn between a fifth trip to either Texas or Oklahoma.
"I know I have six teams and I'm only able to go on five official visits but I'm torn between Texas and Oklahoma," Marshall said. "I'm asking the fan base of both programs to help me decide between these two historic programs."
The Long Beach (Calif.) Poly standout is also seriously considering at least three Pac-12 powerhouses in USC, UCLA and Stanford but decided against taking official trips to any of those schools.
"I didn't choose to take my official visits to USC, UCLA or Stanford due to the fact that they're West Coast schools and I want to go out and venture to the schools on the East Coast and see what that's all about," Marshall said. "I could visit those local schools at any point."
On Notre Dame, Marshall seems enamored with the school's tradition and that's one of the biggest reasons he's headed to South Bend this season.
"Most importantly with Notre Dame it's the history and the legacy and the competitive schedule," Marshall said. "Coach (Brian) Kelly is one of the best football coaches in America."
Florida State is coming off a national championship and Marshall has been impressed with its cornerback play in recent years. Getting to Tallahassee is a priority for the five-star cornerback who shined this summer at the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge presented by Under Armour.
"Florida State has a great coach with Jimbo Fisher and its track record of developing players is outstanding," Marshall said. "I want to take an official visit out there. They're the national champs and that tells you enough and then the opportunity of having a chance to make it to the next level is very big coming out of Florida State."
The five-star cornerback talked highly of LSU and its history of defensive backs. That's one of the biggest reasons why he's headed on an official visit there.
"LSU is known as DB U and known for getting DBs out," Marshall said. "It is the SEC - the best conference in the nation. Each and every week I'll be playing against future NFL players, future Hall of Famers, week in and week out. That's why I'd like to go down there because of the competitive nature that comes out of that school."
Michigan is also on the official visit list for various reasons. Marshall loves the history and tradition of the Wolverines plus a current player is talking up the program to him.
"With Michigan, the same thing I said with Notre Dame, the history that comes with it, the degree, the networking opportunities, everything that can help me outside of football is very good, too," Marshall said.
"I have a relationship with Freddy Canteen who really talks to me a lot about it and then having the opportunity to play with Jabrill Peppers in that secondary would be very great. They start players at a young age."
A commitment is not expected until National Signing Day.
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