"All three of those are great schools," He said. "They all have the ability to win National Championships, and they are all places I could get some playing time. They're still even for me. Each has its own special attributes."
With recruiting now open again with
the closing of bowl season, Blackwell is anticipating a visit from the Urban Meyer and others from the
Even more important on his list of recruiting activities is his impending visit to LSU, he says.
"I've been able to talk to coach Searles and coach Miles since the Sugar Bowl," Blackwell said. They're great. I'm looking forward to my visit to LSU."
Blackwell has already taken
official visits to both Notre Dame and
"I just want to get to know the guys on the team and the coaches a little better," he said. "After this visit, I could be ready to announce where I'm going."
He said that the trip this weekend could fill in the missing pieces to his puzzle, as it would be the last official visit to one of his top schools.
"I might be able to make a public decision after the weekend. I will talk it over with my family and friends and everyone and we will all decide what's best to do."
When asked if
"Anytime you have a big BCS win
Speaking of team chemistry, how does Blackwell stand with the recent commitment of his current teammate Luther Davis to the Tigers?
"Luther and I are real close," he said. "You have to be playing on the same side of the ball for four years. We have talked about going to the same school, but decided we would each just make our own decision."
Another factor that surrounds many
recruits in the south is that of
"I could still take a visit there. They've called me recently, but I've missed the calls and haven't gotten back to them yet."