Jordon McMichael Closes In On A Decision

Ever since Jordon McMichael alerted the recruiting world to the two schools that would do battle for his services, both sides have been anxiously awaiting his decision. We were able to speak with Jordon and find out if his decision has been made along with getting some details on how his season has been going and if he feels he has improved overall.

Boston College Vs. Nebraska. That's basically what it has boiled down to with Jordon McMichael out of Minneapolis, MN. He said as much in the last interviews with him but we were able to catch up with him to find out if a decision has been made. "Not yet," he said. "I'm still in the thinking stages. I'm trying to get a decision made after this weekend. This weekend I'm going to watch the Notre Dame game with my friend because his brother's on the USC team," said McMichael.

No new teams have jumped into the hunt at all so, per McMichael's words it appears that the final answer will be coming very soon. When asked if any new scenarios at either school had been presented to Jordon, he said, "Not really. My coach showed me actual graduation rates of African-American athletes at both schools, but I don't think that'd matter because I know all you have to do is work hard and you'll get the degree you want at either school."

McMichael's performance in this past week's game started off a little stagnant, he admitted, but things picked up quite a bit come the second half, a familiar situation for Nebraska fans. "The first half was kind of poor for me on offense but I was able to pick it up in the second half with eight receptions for 100 yards and 3 touchdowns. The other defensive end and I had 6 or 7 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and a forced interception between us," Jordon said. McMichael claims four of those sacks along with one of the forced fumbles and the interception.

Jordon's game somewhat matching the display Nebraska put on against Texas Tech, it definitely seemed fitting to Jordon who came away with positive feelings about what he had heard about the Cornhuskers' efforts. "I liked the never quit mentality because they all knew they just had to go out and make a couple of stops. They went out and executed and it was cool to see that they didn't just roll over," said McMichael.

While he hasn't gotten to play much at the position he's being recruited for, there honestly aren't many positions that Jordon hasn't gotten to play this year. "They've needed to use me at the receiver position a lot. Every now and again, they'll motion me to the fullback or the slot. In one game, I remember I played so many different positions, I played each receiver position, basically everywhere on offense except for quarterback and tailback," he said.

The versatile McMichael was quoted regarding his final decision as saying, "It'll probably be a combination of factors because one big thing can't really change it. It'll probably be one little thing but I don't know what that is yet."


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