Two visits in a row for Eskridge

After committing to Minnesota, DeLeon Eskridge then gets an offer from Nebraska. Eskridge had committed to the best opportunity at the time, but with a chance now to compare offers and compare schools Eskridge took trips in a row to both places. And the verdict is that Eskridge has to sit down and think about things now.

It was back to back official visits for DeLeon Eskridge from San Mateo (Calif.) Junipero Serra. The 5-foot-11 and 180-pound running back/athlete just got home after leaving on Wednesday.

"I just got back to California 20 minutes ago," Eskridge said. "It seemed like a long trip, but it was fun though."

Eskridge said that he got out to Nebraska, mid week, and on Thursday was involved in a lot of meetings with academic and athletic staff.

"I got out to Nebraska on Wednesday. I had a chance to meet with the academic people and the coaches. There was a lot of meetings."

Eskridge said that there were a couple of things about the trip to Nebraska that stood out. The first was academic and the second was athletically related.

"One thing that stood out was the Business major. He just told me a lot of good things that I didn't know about the major there at Nebraska.

"Another thing would have to be the facilities. It's on par with the NFL. It's a real nice setup there in Lincoln."

After Lincoln, it was off to Minnesota for an official. Eskridge said that he fit right in there with the city and drew comparisons back to San Francisco.

"I liked the city in general. Coming from San Francisco, the people were cool and there was a lot to do there."

Having just gotten off the plane, Eskridge said that he needs to really think about the two trips. Some time is needed in the coming days by Eskridge with his coach.

"I haven't thought about it yet. It was great to take those two trips. I need to sit down and talk about it with my coach."

Eskridge did rate the two trips and both of the trips were perfect to Eskridge. There was nothing wrong with either of the trips.

"The visit to Nebraska was probably a "10". It was structured really nice and I got a chance to learn some things about Nebraska.

"The visit to Minnesota was also a "10". Nothing was bad on the two trips. Both of the visits went really well."

Eskridge went on these two trips as a Minnesota commitment, but he's not sure right now if the trips strengthened his commitment or was enough for him to decommit and become a Husker.

"I'm not sure where I am at. I am not decommitting at all right now. The trips might have strengthened my commitment.

"I still want to take some time and talk to my coach before I officially pick one. I like one over the other, but I need to make sure I choose the right one."


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