Jayhawks sit well with Jordan

Dontonio Jordan already has a pretty good idea of where he's going to play his college football.

He's just not telling anyone.

After taking unofficial visits to a handful of schools this spring - including Kansas and Stanford, two of the programs to have extended him scholarship offers - Jordan recently decided the time was right to bring his recruitment to an end.

"I was in the room not too long ago with my mom, and we were talking about how the recruiting process was going and how close I was (to a decision)," the 5-foot-11, 180-pound speedster from Lake Dallas (TX) High School explained. "I just said, 'I think I really have a top (school) that I really think I'd probably go to (more) than these others.'"

Though he's not ready to say who exactly that top school might be, Jordan will make his decision public on the afternoon of May 27. He currently holds offers from Buffalo, UCONN, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State, North Texas, Stanford and Tulsa.

As for the Jayhawks, Head Coach Turner Gill's squad sits well with the versatile offensive talent, who is being recruited to play both running back and wide receiver. Jordan visited the Lawrence, Kan. campus for the program's annual Spring Game on April 30, and has kept in steady contact with the coaching staff ever since.

"I'm going to talk to Coach Turner Gill tonight at 8:30," he said, during an interview Friday evening. "I talk to them all the time. They're a great program and they're definitely in consideration."

His lead recruiter with the Jayhawks is tight ends coach Aaron Stamn, who has been a frequent visitor to the Lake Dallas campus - catching both a spring practice in recent weeks and the Falcons' own Spring Game on Thursday night.

In 2010, Jordan combined for almost 1,000 all-purpose yards as a running back and a receiver for Lake Dallas, scoring 12 touchdowns.


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