How big of a priority is Josh Oglesby (6-8, 310-pounds)? If the timing of coach Weis' visit is any indication, Oglesby is one of the top targets for the Irish staff. When Weis scheduled his first day of recruiting visits, Oglesby was on his travel planner.
"You could say that, coach Weis and coach Ianello were here today," Oglesby responded when asked if he had any important visitors at school on Monday. "They came and watched me put up shot and disc and then they talked to my head coach.
"I'm not going to lie, I tried I little harder than normal today. I tried to put on a little bit of a show for them."
The Notre Dame staff had expected to see Oglesby in South Bend last weekend for the Blue-Gold game, but Josh had already made plans to visit the University of Wisconsin for their spring game.
"It was a great trip. It's always good to go up to Madison," Josh said of his visit to Madison. "It's a great place to be, just like Notre Dame and some of the other college campuses.
"I had a great time, I met some of the players. I met Nick Toon. He's a real cool guy. We hit it off like we've been friends forever. Him and his father made a point of not trying to sell my on Wisconsin, which I really liked. Nick is the type of guy I could see myself playing with. You get those types of guys at places like Notre Dame as well, places that only take good kids."
Since Josh missed the last weekend in South Bend, he is planning to make a visit this summer.
"Sometime around the middle of June, just me and my mom will come down, talk to some of the players and see what they have to say," said Oglesby of his future plans to visit South Bend. "They want me to come down and see some stuff on a different scale. They want to change things up a little bit and not being on a schedule like it is on a normal junior day."
Josh had planned on narrowing his list of schools to five by the end of April. In a recent conversation with Scout.com's Allen Wallace, Oglesby had his list trimmed to six.
"Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Florida State, USC, Ohio State and Michigan," Olgesby reported to Wallace.