New offer on the way?

The past week or so has been hectic for Will Compton. One of the most sought after players in the Midlands region has been active taking trips and getting out to see the schools that have offered him. Earlier this week he was in Lincoln. Yesterday, he was in Iowa City. Now he is relaxing a bit, but big news might be on the horizon.

The Nebraska visit really surprised Will Compton. After Lincoln, the 6-foot-1 and 217-pound linebacker from Bonne Terre (Mo.) North County was off to see Iowa. For right now though, it's about laying low.

"I am a little exhausted," Compton said. "Right now I am sitting on the lake. I am going to be staying out here for the next couple of days and then back home on Saturday."

There has been some serious window time for Compton. From St. Louis they drove to Lincoln for the day. That night was spend driving over to Iowa City.

"Iowa was good, I enjoyed it. What stood out to me was their academics. They have very good academics. They are better than what I thought."

"I really liked their weight room and how it was set up. It wasn't the best or the fanciest, but the setting was nice. Their field was awesome too."

With a couple of days of rest ahead of him, the buzz is that the Irish might be ready to tender an offer to Compton. Compton hadn't received a Notre Dame offer, but did say it might be on the way.

"Not yet, I am not talking to Notre Dame until Saturday. They don't want to interrupt me while I am out on the lake right now. They told me just to call them on Saturday."

"Yeah, I think that it is. I think that I will get one considering what they said to me last time. There were three guys ahead of me and this might be it."

If Notre Dame offers, the only done deal might be a solid list of favorites for Compton. Four schools on his list have already extended offers to Compton.

"If Notre Dame offers then I will definitely have a top five. That top five would be Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri and if Notre Dame offers that would make them the fifth."

Compton has been up to Notre Dame a couple of times already this spring/summer. "I was up there for their junior day and I also went up to Notre Dame just this past month."


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