"Stanford and Notre Dame are still my top two," tight end John Carlson said. "And I'm looking at Minnesota and St. Cloud State."
"It's down to those four now. All four have offered me a scholarship."
"I think I'm going to decide between football and basketball seasons."
"I'm going to the Notre Dame-Stanford game October 5 at Notre Dame."
"I like Notre Dame's new coach. He's an awesome guy. What's not to like about Notre Dame? The academics are very good."
"Stanford, academically is top of the line. That's a big thing. The new coach says he's going to pass the ball a lot."
Carlson, a 6-foot-6 and 220 pounder from Litchfield, Minn., has been a varsity starter since his freshman season. He caught 18 passes during his junior season. Carlson has a 3.9 GPA and scored a 28 on the ACT.