Fisher Focusing on Four

Offensive tackle Jake Fisher from Traverse City West High School (Mich.) had been committed to Michigan, but since Rich Rodriquez lost his position as head coach for the Wolverines, Fisher has opened up his recruitment.

Once he decided to look around Jake Fisher (6-foot-7, 273-pounds) decided to contact several programs that he was interested in. One school that he had been talking to is Notre Dame, but it appears both parties have decided to go other directions.

"I am not talking to them anymore," Fisher said. "Right now I don't have enough time."

"I have a visit to Florida set up and then I have a visit to Oregon after that."

Fisher will visit Gainesville next weekend. He's excited to get a look at the Gator program, as well as sit down and talk to their new offensive line coach.

"I actually contacted Florida when I opened things up," Jake said. "It's a great program, which is pretty much why I'm looking at them.

"The offensive line coach is Frank Verducci and he has a lot of experience in the NFL and in college."

"Oregon has a great program and a great coaching staff," he said.

Last weekend Fisher took an official visit to Michigan State and came away impressed with the Spartan program.

"I had a great time and I had a good visit," he explained. "I talked to the coaches and got a better feel for them.

"I had interest in them before I committed to Michigan, so they were definitely a school that I was going to consider. I wanted to make sure I got down there and checked things out."

Fisher isn't going to shut the door on Michigan. He's going to give Michigan new head coach, Brady Hoke, every opportunity to sell him on the direction of the Michigan program.

"I'm taking it day by day and I'm in touch with the coaches," he said.

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