More Reactions On Junior Day

A couple more recruits pitch in their opinions on how their junior day experiences went at Minnesota recently

One of the farthest travelers and most profiled recruits at Minnesota's junior day was Sioux Falls (SD.) Roosevelt offensive tackle Grant Schmidt. He recaps how his experience went in the Twin Cities.

"It went good," Schmidt told GopherDigest. "I went to a basketball game and then the junior day. I really loved it up there and I will be back soon. I think the things that stood out to me the most was how much the team and coaches where like family."

The 6-7, 290-pound mammoth offensive tackle also got some quality time with the Golden Gopher coaching staff.

"I did talk with some of the coaching staff," said Schmidt. "Coach Limegrover and I spent a lot of time together. I also spent some with Coach Kill. They were just telling me how nice it is there and how Minnesota is on the way up."

There were plenty of in-state players made it in for the junior day as well with one of them being Champlin (MN.) Park Sr. defensive tackle Jack Darnell. The 6-3, 250-pound defensive lineman talks about his time at Minnesota.

"It was very good," Darnell told GopherDigest. "We got a tour of the facilities and met with our coaches. I met with Linebacker Coach Bill Miller and the defensive line coach and they were telling me that like what they see and for me to keep maintaining a good motor."

While this is not Darnell's first time being at Minnesota, he still gave a high rating on his overall trip.

"I would rate the visit a 9," said Darnell. "The facilities and coaches are amazing and they have the program going in the right direction. It would be a great honor to wear that Minnesota jersey one day."

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