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Weekend Visit Preview: Big visits spread out across the nation

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Last week’s biggest official visit weekends were SEC-centric, but this week we have a more national flavor to the list. This is the final home game weekend for many teams across college football, which means it is their last opportunity to showcase a football Saturday to recruits until next September.

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NEBRASKA 

Lloyd Summerall
Lloyd Summerall (Nick Lucero/Rivals.com)

Anticipating his team’s final home game of the season, Scott Frost lined up a huge official visitor list for this weekend that at one time numbered as many as 13 prospects. And then the Big Ten Conference’s media partners saddled Nebraska with the dreaded 11 a.m. start time. While several of the visitors have already concluded their 2018 seasons and can fly in on Friday, others are rescheduling for dates that better fit their schedules.

There will be at least a few prospects flying out Saturday morning for their official visits who will miss part of the game against Michigan State. Rivals250 defensive end Ty Robinson and four-star defensive end Lloyd Summerall out of Florida will be Saturday arrivals after game time. Several committed prospects will also be taking their official visits to Lincoln this weekend, including four-star running back Dedrick Mills and three-star wide receiver Jamie Nance.

>>For updates on Nebraska’s weekend visit HuskerOnline.com<<

CLEMSON 

Quavaris Crouch
Quavaris Crouch (Nick Lucero/Rivals.com)

Clemson will battle Nebraska for sheer number of official visitors expected on campus this weekend, and the Tigers have a much more accessible 7 p.m. start slated for their contest with Duke on Saturday evening. The Tigers have the fourth-ranked recruiting class in 2019, and half of that class will be making their official visits this weekend, including Rivals100 prospects Frank Ladson, Bryton Constantin and Sheridan Jones.

There will also be uncommitted prospects visiting Clemson this weekend, though, and the biggest name is five-star Quavaris Crouch. This will be Crouch’s final official visit of the process. He lists Michigan and Tennessee in a top three with the Tigers, and he has already visited both of those schools. Rivals250 offensive guard Will Putnam, out of Tampa, is also expected as an official visitor this weekend.

>>Check out TigerIllustrated.com for more Clemson recruiting<<

TENNESSEE

While the majority of games in the SEC this weekend will pit conference teams against non-Power Five opponents, Tennessee has an in-conference tilt with Missouri on the schedule. The list of visitors going to Neyland to see this game is an intriguing one. It features a pair of prospects in five-star defensive end Nolan Smith and Rivals100 defensive end Travon Walker, who are currently committed to Georgia.

Tennessee commitments Savion Williams and Chris Akporoghene will also be on their official visits this weekend, which will give the Volunteers additional brand ambassadors as they look to catch the eye of their non-committed visitors. The unofficial visitors list is still developing, but a couple five-stars rumored as possible attendees are offensive tackle Darnell Wright and Auburn wide receiver commit George Pickens.

>>Volquest.com will have updates on Saturday’s recruiting visitors<<

FLORIDA STATE

Jaden Haselwood
Jaden Haselwood (Nick Lucero/Rivals.com)

There has not been a lot of cause for celebration in Tallahassee this season, but Willie Taggart and his staff got some good news earlier this week when five-star wide receiver Jadon Haselwood, a former Georgia commit, announced he would be visiting the Seminoles on Saturday. Haselwood has made previous official visits to Auburn, Miami and Oklahoma, and is expected to finish his official visit tour at Georgia the weekend of Nov. 23.

Haselwood will be joined by a talented group of fellow visitors this weekend, including four-star Florida State commit Derick Hunter, who will be on an official visit. This is an important visit for Florida State, because Hunter has been checking out other schools, including an official visit to Florida last weekend. The group of unofficial visitors expected Saturday is headlined by four-star JUCO linebacker Sam Williams, who is committed to Ole Miss.

>>For more on Florida State’s weekend visit Warchant.com<<

MICHIGAN

Jalen Perry
Jalen Perry (Nick Lucero/Rivals.com)

Michigan is trying to hold on to a slim lead in the Big Ten team recruiting rankings for 2019, but they do not have many spots with which to hold off the likes of Penn State, Ohio State and Nebraska. A commitment from a Rivals250 prospect would certainly help, and they will get a chance to take a swing this weekend with four-star Georgia cornerback Jalen Perry coming to town on his official visit.

At least one other official visitor will be in Ann Arbor on Saturday to see Michigan’s match-up with Indiana, and that will be three-star defensive end commit David Ojabo. Maybe the most intriguing expected visitor, though, is Kansas City athlete Amauri Pesek-Hickson. The three-star prospect is new to the game, and Michigan was his first FBS offer. With Missouri State providing the main competition right now, Pesek-Hickson could be on commitment watch Saturday.

>>To read more about Michigan’s visitors check out TheWolverine.com<<