Recruiting Heating Up for Adams

Akron Buchtel star Johnny Adams attended junior day at Notre Dame on Saturday. Adams, one of the top prospects in the class of 2008, spoke about his visit to South Bend and his thoughts on Charlie Weis and the Fighting Irish coaching staff. Adams is being recruited as a defensive back by most schools.

Akron Buchtel's Johnny Adams visited Notre Dame Saturday as part of a junior day at the school. Adams, who has been offered a scholarship by Akron, was impressed with the experience at Notre Dame.

"It was a real good time," he said. "I've never been there before and it was cool to see a place that I've only heard about and watched on television. We went to the basketball game on Saturday and they showed us their facilities and the locker rooms. The facilities are similar to Ohio State but older. There were some other Ohio guys there like Michael Adams and Mike Spooner and we got to talk a little bit. They both seemed to be having a good time as well."

Adams, whose nickname is "Mr. Excitement," talked about meeting Charlie Weis and the coaching staff of the Fighting Irish.

"Coach Weis was nothing like I thought he would be," he explained. "He was a real humble man and was easy to talk with. I met the recruiting coordinator and my position coach. They all told me they would keep in contact. They didn't say anything about offering a scholarship but coach Weis said he was looking for great players."

Adams has said before that he has no leader in recruiting and continued to say the same after the visit to Notre Dame.

"I still do not have a favorite," Adams exclaimed." I like a lot of schools right now and Notre Dame is one of them. I'm going to Ohio State on February 10th for a basketball game. I might be going to Michigan and Pittsburgh if my basketball schedule allows me to.'

"Notre Dame is nice. They have a great campus and a very nice coaching staff. I still need to learn more about all the schools that are recruiting me. I'll probably never say I have a favorite because I don't want to favor any school over the others."

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