4-Star WR Darboh Updates Recruitment

Dowling High (West Des Moines, Iowa) four-star receiver Arama Darboh's recruitment has been very quiet lately, but IrishEyes.com caught up with the 22nd-rated receiver in the class. He spoke about where the Irish stand, whether he trimmed his list and much more.

Amara Darboh was planning on making summer visits and then trimming his list, but plans changed for the Dowling High (West Des Moines, Iowa) four-star receiver.

He hasn't been anywhere yet, and nor does it look like he will.

"I don't have a visit planned," the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Darboh said. "I haven't visited anywhere this summer, and I don't think I'm going to make visits anymore. No time and stuff going on."

Notre Dame remains in the market for at least one more receiver, and possibly two, and Darboh said the Irish are in contact with him.

"I talk to them every now and again," Darboh said. "I talk to (assistant) coach (Chuck) Martin and I talk to (assistant) coach (Tony) Alford, too. They ask me how things are going and they say they're still interested in me. It's stuff like that."

Darboh added he was wondering about the Irish's interest level after commitments from Washington Union High's (Fresno, Calif.) Deontay Greenberry and Flanagan High's (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) receiver Justin Ferguson.

So, he asked the coaching staff and received an answer.

"After talking to coach Martin, yeah, they are," Darboh said. "I talk to them after every time someone commits, and they let me know how they feel about me. We both have an understanding."

Iowa, Iowa State, Wisconsin, Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame are the schools Darboh mentioned when asked which programs are recruiting him the hardest.

And while there is an undercurrent of talk about him staying in-state to play his college ball, Darboh isn't using that as a factor.

"There's people that follow the teams in state that want me to stay (home)," he said. "But my close family and friends and people that know me the best, there is not really any pressure. They will accept me no matter where I go."

The lack of summer visits is keeping Darboh from trimming his list, and but are there a few schools he plans to officially visit in the fall?

"Right now I am not sure because I have to sit down with my guardians and talk to them about it," said Darboh, who is Scout.com's 22nd-rated receiver.


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