Sean Harlow knew a little about the offensive line tradition at Wisconsin and this past weekend he got to experience it personally.
The Washington commit from San Clemente, Calif., took his official visit with the Badgers and said he was impressed with what they have to offer.
"They showed me before-and-after pictures of players who came in, guys who were my size and then left at 300 pounds or more," Harlow said. "That was pretty impressive. They have a guy who works specifically with offensive linemen and tight ends. He was really into it.
Article Continues Below
"Obviously, they've had great success. They've had guys make all-conference, guys drafted in the last couple years so they have great tradition."
The 6-foot-5, 260-pound three-star had a busy weekend in Madison, got a chance to meet some high-profile people within the program and Wisconsin definitely left an impression on him.
"It was fun," Harlow said. "I got up there Friday afternoon and I watched their walk-through. I met up with them at the team hotel and then went back to the room.
"I woke up Saturday and I went on the field to watch them warm up, watched the game, met with coach (Barry) Alvarez, the AD, at halftime and that was about it.
"It was busy. I saw the facilities that they're redoing and saw the campus, hung out with the players afterward. This morning we had a little player panel to talk to them about some things. I met with coach (Bret Bielema) and coach (Bart) Miller before I left and that was pretty much it."
Harlow's next move is to take some other official visits and then re-evaluate his recruitment to see which program stands out most. He has been committed to the Huskies since July 31 but wants an opportunity to see other colleges and then reach a final choice.
"Schools are still recruiting me but I'm still pretty solid with Washington," Harlow said.
"I have my official visit up there next month and I have a couple more - I'm going to Boise State and Oregon State - and then after that I'll re-evaluate and see where Washington is and see if I'm going to stay there or possibly make a change. I won't know until I take my other officials."