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LB favors Spartans, Cavaliers

Colin Neely out of Bethlehem, Pa. recently took in two junior day visits to Virginia and Syracuse, but how did the linebacker and defensive end prospect like them?
"When I went down to Virginia, they treated me like royalty," he said. "They are definitely one of my top choices and made me feel like I was already on the team."
How did the trip to Syracuse compare?
"It was a great time, the thing that made Syracuse better was the basketball game," he said. "I had a great time there, but it's just a step below Virginia right now, but they are closer."
Neely still holds a lone offer from Michigan State and had a little more to say about them.
"The offer is great, and I really like the program, it's headed in the right direction."
He is also hearing that another offer may be on the way.
"I'm hearing through the grapevine that Syracuse is going to offer me in the next month or so."
After taking in visits and receiving his first offer, Neely now has named his top two.
"Michigan State and Virginia are my top two," he said. "Michigan State because they were the first school to come to me and offer, while Virginia because of the way they treated me on both of my visits for football and basketball. They've been great."
This spring Neely is training by lifting and running to prepare for the combines. He plans on attending the Elite College Combine in May.
Neely is also hearing from other schools including Iowa, Pittsburgh, Maryland and Penn State.
As for this summer, Neely appears to have set up his plans. He's looking at attending camps at Michigan State and Virginia.
This past season Neely posted 20 catches for 400 yards and four touchdowns on offense, he added 60 tackles and 10 sacks on defense as he was named all-conference.