Robinson Ready For ND

Gerell Robinson is still committed to Arizona, but he's going to take a look at several programs before he confirms his decision. The standout athlete from Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) will be at Notre Dame next week in order to work out for the Notre Dame coaches, and he's hoping to leave with a scholarship offer.

The offer list for Gerell Robinson (6-foot-3.5, 212 pounds) continues to expand with each passing day. Robinson has scholarship offers from Florida, Arizona, Arizona State, Oregon, Nebraska, Miami, UCLA, Tennessee, Washington State, Illinois and Georgia Tech. Although he is committed to Arizona he'll be looking into two other programs.

"I'm definitely going to Notre Dame and Florida. I was planning on going to LSU, but that's still up in the air," Robinson responded when asked about his summer travel plans. "I'll be at Notre Dame for their camp on June 25. I talked to coach Ianello [Thursday] and he told me that he wanted to work with me then.

"I look forward to seeing the program and everything around campus. This will be my first time to South Bend. I'll be with my mom. The day before we we're going to go see her family [in Gary, Ind.], but she'll be with me the whole time. She wants to go with me to see the campus and everything.

"If they offer they'll definitely be up there," Robinson said. "It seems like things are moving in the direction and they may offer me. I definitely like what I hear about the school, especially with their primetime spot on Saturday. It's definitely something I'm looking into. I wouldn't go all that way if I wasn't serious about going to school there. They'd definitely be one of my top schools with an offer."

Even if Robinson loves his visit to Notre Dame, that doesn't mean the Irish could pull can from the Arizona Wildcats. As lifelong quarterback, he will still need to decide which position he'd like to play in college.

"That's still up in the air," Robinson explained. "I still haven't decided what I really want to do yet. At quarterback you always have the ball in your hands and you're always looked at to be the leader and you always have the ability to make plays.

"If I switched to receiver, it would give me a head start at a NFL career. I could make a name for myself and start to learn the position. There really isn't a negative either way I go. It's a win-win situation that I'm in. I'd say I have a greater upside at receiver though."

Robinson intends to take all of his official visits and then make a final decision after his season.


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