Jeremy Gibbs talks about his visit to Iowa State and if his commitment to Oklahoma still stands.
Defensive tackle Jeremy Gibbs took his third official visit this weekend as he headed to Ames, Iowa to check out the Iowa State Cyclones.
"It was a cool visit,"
said Gibbs. "It is a real nice family atmosphere there, and everybody shows
everybody respect. Iowa State told me they want me to come be a
star on the defensive line right away as they have openings to do so. They said
if I want it enough that I'll be to come in and start right away."
committed to the Oklahoma Sooners, Gibbs says not much has changed.
"I gave a verbal
commitment to Oklahoma, and that is my intention. I want to
take the remainder of my visits just to make sure I'm making the best decision,
and then I will sit down with my mother to finalize everything."
As of right now, Gibbs
has set his last two visits with Colorado
(1/13) and Oklahoma State (1/20). He says he has been in touch
with the Colorado coaching staff since the coaching
One ultimate factor in
his final decision will be his mother.
"My mother is very
involved in this, and every coach has come down here to meet with her. She
really wants to make sure that I go to the right program. It is going to be
important in how comfortable I feel with the people at each university, and how
well they can help me to succeed academically will be very important, as well,"