"We just got done working out," Nomani said. "The summer is going really good. I am working on my agility, speed, and strength. I really want to improve my leg strength, most definitely."
The 6-foot-5 and 270 pound Nomani from Tigard (Ore.) is looking at a an unofficial in the coming weeks and has already taken in one official to an in-state school. "I am leaving in two weeks for BYU. It's for an unofficial visit. That is my second unofficial. My first was to Oregon. I really liked the atmosphere there. I was there for the spring game. It's only about 45 minutes away."
The relative closeness of Oregon to Nomani to his home isn't something that he is dwelling on. It doesn't seem that how close Mau is to Eugene, Ore. would hold an advantage for Oregon. "Distance isn't a big thing to me. Not at all. I don't care if I have to 45 minutes or half way across the country."
Nomani just recently picked up his fourth offer. An offer that he is very excited about and may have been looking for. "I am up to four offers. I just received an offer from Oregon State. I also have offers from Oregon, BYU and Nebraska."
"I was ecstatic about the offer from Oregon State. I love Oregon State. I basically watched both Oregon and Oregon State. I will be going down to Oregon State in three weeks for an unofficial."
Nomani is planning on taking a Mormon mission following his high school playing days. He hasn't talked it over with all of the schools yet, but to the ones that he has they are supportive of his decision. "I am planning on taking a mission. That is a two year commitment."
One school that Nomani needs to talk about the mission with is with Nebraska. They are the only school out of his offers that Nomani won't be able to see until September. He will see them in September though when he goes for an official visit.
"I will be going to visit Nebraska in September for an official. I am trying to call them some time this week. I should know about that for sure this week. I am planning on September 10. It's for the Wake Forest game."
Despite Nebraska being the furthest away school from home, Nomani had some very positive comments about the Cornhuskers. "I think that Nebraska is a great place. I am looking forward to taking that visit and seeing what they are all about. I think that Nebraska is a great place to play football."
Nomani is an aggressive lineman with good feet. He has learned to like his job playing offensive line with a lot of run blocking in high school. "I like to run block. I am probably the best at it. We run a Wing T. That just gives me a great chance to run block a lot."