Larson Enjoys Junior Day Experience

Andrew Larson — the talented running back from Eden Prairie (Minn.) — attended coach Jerry Kill's first major junior day at the University of Minnesota. Go inside to learn how his visit went.

Andrew Larson and the other prospects were taken on a tour of the facilities at the University Minnesota, and Larson came away very impressed.

"It was a good experience," he said. "I didn't know how nice the facilities were going to be, and the stadium was actually amazing."

One of his favorite parts of the visit is when he got some one on one time with running backs coach Thomas Hammock.

"He seemed like a really good guy, I liked his coaching philosophies."

Even though he wasn't offered a scholarship coach Hammock took time to explain the situation.

"He said there will be about two running backs taken in this class," Larson explained.

As far as a timetable for when an offer may come — Larson was told around summer time when camps are in progress.

The 5-foot-11, 194-pounder was also able to meet coach Kill for about a minute but came away with a good sense of what the coaching staff wants to do.

"They really seemed like they didn't care just about football but they cared about academics and how you are as a person," Larson said. "They seemed like a bunch of good guys. Coach Kill seems like really good coach who knows what he's talking about and can really turn the program around."

The coaching staff has invited Larson to attend spring practices, the spring game and to at least one of the summer camps. At this time he has no plans of taking any other junior day visits.

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