Potter Returns From Recent Irish Visit

Creighton Prep high school tight end prospect Zach Potter has been a busy man. The 6-7, 235-pound Omaha, Neb. native has been playing some football, but is also using his weekends to take a look at some of his top schools. We spoke with Potter on Tuesday night to get the latest on his visits.

Tight end prospect Zach Potter's Creighton Prep high school team is off to a fast start.

"We're 2-0 right now and we just beat one of our rivals, Millard North, last weekend," said Potter. "We play our main rival (Omaha Westside) this week."

Potter has been playing both ways for his high school team.

"I think I have seven catches for 145 yards," said Potter. "I have one interception, but I'm not sure how many tackles I have."

Potter has four offers at this point and is hoping to pick up a few more soon.

"Right now, Nebraska, Kansas State, Kansas and Iowa State have offered me," said Potter.

The tight end prospect says he's been busy visiting college campuses on the weekends to get a feel for some of his favorite schools.

"I've gone to Nebraska and Notre Dame. I might go to Kansas State this weekend, and I'm going to visit Kansas in two weeks," Potter said.

"I want to make my decision by Thanksgiving so I probably won't take any official visits. I'm kind of using these unofficial visits as my official visits to get an idea of what I want to do."

The two-sport star attended the Notre Dame-Michigan game this past weekened and enjoyed his visit to South Bend.

"I had a great time," Potter said of his unofficial visit. "Not many were giving Notre Dame a chance, but they played their hearts out on the field. It was a really exciting game."

Potter also found himself out on the field after the game.

"The fans were coming down and we rushed out on the field with them. That was pretty crazy," Potter said. "We got to spend some time in the locker room after the game. We had a lot of fun."

The 6-7, 235-pounder also spent some time with Irish head coach Tyrone Willingham.

"We talked with him and coach McDonell for about an hour," Potter said. "I don't really want to comment on what was said."

We asked Potter if he was officially offered by Notre Dame on his visit.

"That's what I don't really want to comment on," said Potter. "I'd like to keep that to myself for now."

The Omaha, Neb. native says he'll likely be using the next two months to decide where he'd like to attend school.

"I plan on visiting a few more schools and then thinking it over," Potter said. "I doubt I take any official visits. I'd really like to get it done with by Thanksgiving because I have basketball and I won't have time to take official visits."

Comments: Potter said both he and his dad enjoyed the Notre Dame game experience. We don't know if he was offered, but the Irish appear to be in the thick of things. We wouldn't be surprised if Potter decided much sooner than Thanksgiving, although we have no idea where he might be leaning at this point.

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