Anderson looking to announce on signing day

Five schools are still in the mix for Oak Creek, WI DE Rhyan Anderson. He plans to announce on signing day.

You are done with your visits now, how was the trip to Miami?

"I had a good time. It was alright I guess."

Who was your host?

"Jon Vilma."

What were some of the highlights?

"We went down to South Beach. That was the highlight. We drove around, got to see the city a little bit, got to see the Orange Bowl."

What did you do at the stadium?

"We got to see our jersies and ran out on the field."

What teams are you down to at this point?

"Ohio State, Oklahoma, Miami, Florida, and USC."

You don't have a top two – just a top 5?

"I don't have a top two. I will be narrowing them down next week."

When is your plan to announce?

"On signing day."

Are you going to tell the school you are going to pick in advance so that they know?

"I probably will keep it a secret."

What is going to be important in making your decision?

"I don't know. Everywhere I go – all my choices have a great football program, so wherever I think I could do the best at."

Will distance from home matter?

"No, because all my choices are pretty far from home."

Is there a reason why you didn't consider Wisconsin much this year?

"Not really."

Is it because of the caliber of football program you are looking at – I see on your list that these are all pretty good schools in your final five?

"Yeah. I am trying to get to the next level and trying to find the place that will help me do that the best I guess."

Is early playing time going to matter?

"Yeah, I guess so. I want to play. I don't think I will be starting or anything, but I think I have a good chance to play."

What about the coaching staffs? This is important to a lot of recruits.

"I would probably say - I think I like Ohio State's coaching staff a little better than everyone else's."

Why? What about them is better in your mind?

"I don't know. I just seemed a lot more comfortable with them. I don't know why. It is just a gut feeling."

What did you do on your visit to Ohio State? Did you go to the stadium?

"Yeah. They have a real nice stadium. We ate in a skybox and watched a highlight video. It was pretty cool."

What is your planned major?


So, I am assuming you looked at the different business schools where you visited?

"No, not really. Everyone says they have the best weightroom, the best academic program – everything, so I don't think I could lose with any of the schools. I am not too worried about it to tell you the truth."

Is your family going to help you make your decision at all?


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