Busy Camp Schedule for Harden

Saint Paul (Minn.) Cretin-Derham Hall defensive tackle Jonathan Harden has one offer but he hopes his busy camp schedule this summer will help him land more.

We have had a couple coaches stop by school the last two weeks," Harden said. "Coaches from Michigan State, Iowa, Air Force, Ohio State, Boston College and South Dakota."

Harden has been in contact with four schools.

"I've talked to Wyoming, Iowa, Michigan State and North Dakota.

One of those teams, North Dakota, was the first and only team to offer Harden but he said Wyoming may be close to extending an offer.

"It was very satisfying that someone recognized that even though I'm not ideal height I can still play D-1 ball," the 5-foot-11, 300-pounder said about landing his first offer.

Harden is on the Gophers' radar but mentioned he hasn't had much contact with the Minnesota recently.

"Back at the spring game Tracy [Claeys] I believe, the defensive coordinator pulled me aside and told me that he was excited to get me at the camp to prove to the staff I can play ball," he said.

The Cretin-Derham Hall defensive tackle plans to attend Minnesota's Big Man Camp this summer as well as camps at Wyoming, Iowa, Michigan State and North Dakota.

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