4-star WR Darboh Has Visit Plans

Dowling Catholic High (West Des Moines, Iowa) four-star receiver Amara Darboh already made one official visit, and another one is set for late November. As for the other three schools on his list, Darboh has an idea on when those visits will be made as well.

Amara Darboh already made an official visit to Wisconsin and tentatively set a Nov. 19 trip to Michigan, but official visits to Notre Dame, Iowa and Florida will have to wait for after the season for the Dowling Catholic High (West Des Moines, Iowa) four-star receiver.

Darboh's coach, Tom Wilson, said the 6-foot-2, 200-pounder will not be able to make a trip to Notre Dame for the Oct. 22 game against USC because that is the first day of practice for the playoffs.

"Notre Dame isn't probably going to happen until after our season is over and that is based on our schedule," Wilson said. "I think Florida is the same."

Is Darboh still interested in Notre Dame?

"I still think it's high," Wilson said. "I think he's high on a number of schools that are on his list."

Darboh isn't expected to go anywhere this weekend, but he was busy the past two weekends. Last Saturday he was at Iowa for an unofficial visit, and watched the Hawkeyes rally to stun Pittsburgh with a big second-half comeback.

The week prior he was at Wisconsin on an official visit to watch the Badgers shutout Oregon State 35-0 on Sept. 10.

"It was a good visit," Wilson said. "I think there was an awful lot he liked about it. He related well with the coaches, he was very positive about the players. I think it was a good visit."

Wilson and Darboh talk regularly about recruiting, setting up visits and the decision-making process, which isn't close to being complete.

"He has a tentative (visit) set for Nov. 19 to Michigan," Wilson said. "Iowa, he was there on an unofficial last weekend, and they talked about December for a possible official visit."

So far, Wilson said the only school to stop in and watch Darboh play was Wisconsin.

"I know Wisconsin was here a week or so before his visit," he said. "I'm not sure anybody else has been down or around."

On the field, Wilson is happy with the production and leadership he is getting from his standout senior.

"He's playing very well for us," Wilson said. "He's just evolved and become a better receiver and is more polished than he was in last couple of years. We even put him on defense a little bit. We've messed around using him as an outside linebacker, and he does it pretty well. He's such a good athlete you can do that with him, but you want to be careful how you use him."

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