Nathan Scheelhaase is a 6-foot-3 inch, 180-pound quarterback from one of the best football programs in the
So it should come as no surprise to learn that he has a very, very busy June schedule ahead.
"I have set up quite a few visits for the next month. A lot of my schedule is pretty solid, pretty set. But there are still other options, different places to go. Right now, I will be going to Ole Miss on Monday, I will stay there through Wednesday and then I leave there to
"I come back for a seven on seven for school, then the following Monday and Tuesday I will be out to
Scheelhaase completed 86 of 137 for 1861 yards, 20 touchdowns and only five interceptions last year, leading Rockhurst to a perfect 13-0 season. On the ground he also rushed 120 times for 917 yards and 14 scores.
While visiting so many schools will give several programs a chance to get up close and personal with Scheelhaase, it's going to give him a chance to better navigate his way through what will be a tough decision.
"I have existing offers from all the schools I will be visiting. None of them have to see me work out, as they have seen my films. The main reason is to get out and see the coaches and see if I like the campus and things like that." Scheelhaase said.
As for his decision and what criteria he will use to arrive at one final school, the process is not going to be simple.
"There are a lot of things that affect it (his decision). These visits are very important; seeing the campus, seeing if you like the style, what the coaches are like, ask them various questions about their program. So it's an important month for me."
Scheelhaase is the son of former
"But I wouldn't say that anyone has a leg up right now. I have preconceived ideas that I am cool with
Scheelhaase will likely experience some information overload during the course of the next 30 days, and some possible jet lag as well. Though he doesn't expect to have arrived at a decision by the time the calendar turns to July, it's not totally impossible, either.
"Hopefully after these visits I will at least be able to narrow it down. Depending on how I feel, if I feel it's the right time and place, then I will make a decision. I still have time, so we will see how things go. When I feel that there is one school that is right for me, that will be time to make the decision."