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Lisle adds several big offers

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Rivals100 offensive tackle Evan Lisle has seen his offer list grow substantially in the last week, with four new scholarship offers. His latest came on Wednesday from Nebraska and assistant coach Ross Els.
"He messaged me on Facebook and said that he had some good news for me and wanted me to call him as soon as possible," Lisle said. "I called him and he told me about Nebraska, about what a great football program it is and said I am one of the players they really want. Then he offered a scholarship.
Nebraska receives more media attention in Lisle's home state of Ohio now that they have joined the Big Ten, but the four-star prospect has been hearing about the Cornhuskers for some time, particularly on Sunday mornings.
"My pastor is a big Nebraska football fan," Lisle said. "He likes to talk about them, and I know they are a great football team obviously. I also know they have some good academics, which is [important]."
Prior to the offer from Nebraska, Lisle had also received offers from Michigan, Oklahoma and Toledo in the last week. He picked up the Sooners' offer on National Signing Day.
"We had been keeping in contact and I messaged them on Facebook," Lisle said. "I didn't know they were going to offer me but I thought it was pretty cool. It seemed like a great atmosphere and I really like Coach [Bruce] Kittle and definitely their football program."
Michigan followed up with their scholarship offer on Monday and Lisle has a level of familiarity with their football program and school.
"I know that they are a great football team," Lisle said. "I have always seen them playing from growing up in Ohio. Friends of mine have gone to Michigan to go to school, and it is a great school so I am really excited about that."
The 6-6, 265-pound Lisle has not been on any junior day visits recently and does not have any scheduled, but is looking to plan some trips in the coming months.
An all-Division performer for Centerville (Ohio) High this past fall, Lisle is ranked as the nation's No. 83 prospect nationally and the No. 10 offensive tackle in the country.
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