Ryerse camps at Minesota

Woodbury (Minn.) East Ridge 2017 kicker Grant Ryerse went to the Gophers specialist camp last year without an offer and ended up leaving with his first full ride scholarship. Ryerse was back at Minnesota's camp Tuesday and he spoke with GopherDigest about the experience and recruiting.

Woodbury (Minn.) East Ridge 2017 kicker Grant Ryerse went to the Gophers specialist camp last year without an offer and ended up leaving with his first full ride scholarship. Ryerse was back at Minnesota's camp yesterday and he spoke with GopherDigest about the experience and recruiting.

"Things have been going well lately," Ryerse said to GopherDigest. "I went to the Washington specialist camp and took a tour of campus where I was there as well. I also went to the University of Minnesota's specialist camp on Tuesday and I'm going to Chris Sailer's underclassmen invite camp next weekend, so it's been pretty busy of late."

Ryerse believes both of his recent performances were up to par.

"I thought the Washington camp when pretty well as I field goal kicking was great," Ryerse explained. "I also got pulled out into a separate group with seven others to punt in front of their coaches. They haven't offered yet, but it was a good experience. Minnesota's camp went pretty well as I kicked off and punted very well. I spoke with special teams coach Coach Nunez mostly and he just told me he wants me to play for the Gophers and that he hopes we can fine tune some of my punting techniques."

Gophers are sitting very well for the in-state kicker with a decision coming.

"My interest in Minnesota is pretty high as I really like where the U is heading with their recent success," Ryerse told GopherDigest. "I'm planning on committing this winter, so I won't make any decision before that no matter what. Minnesota's my only offer and I want to do it after the season, but I don't see a point in waiting after that if I know where I want to go."


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