Speedy Receiver Shuffles Visits

Dorien Bryant, a highly coveted wide-receiver from New Jersey, has changed his official visit schedule. Will he visit Penn State? He talks about his interest in the Nittany Lions.

Name: Dorien Bryant
Position: WR
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175 pounds
40-yard dash: 4.3
School: Kingsway High School, Swedesboro, NJ

"I was supposed to go to Tennessee this weekend, but I cancelled," Dorien said.  "I basically know I'm not going there, so there's no point in wasting anybody's time."

"I moved Penn State up from January 17 to this weekend.  I'm taking a visit to NC State, if I don't decide before then, on [January] 10th and possibly one to Notre Dame on the 17th."

Dorien never cancelled his visit to Penn State as had been reported on another website.

"I never cancelled it.  I said a while ago that there was a possibility that after I took my BC and Tennessee visits that I would decide and not even go that far.

"But, Penn State's been growing on me the past couple of weeks.  I really like the guys over there a lot, so I moved them up.  I like coaching staff a lot and their guys look like they have fun while they're playing.  That's important.

Coaches Brian Norwood and Fran Ganter are recruiting Dorien for Penn State.

"This is not Coach Ganter's area, but he's recruiting me too anyway.  He calls me every now and then.

"Coach Norwood came in two weeks ago and last week and he's coming in again tomorrow (Thursday), with Coach Ganter.  Coach Ganter came in 2 days ago I believe it was and that's when I changed my visit.  That's the day Tennessee came in and I cancelled, so I did all this in one day."

Boston College is still at the top of Bryant's list.

"They're definitely my favorite.  They're the team to beat.  We'll see what goes on with Penn State this weekend.

"I've been up there (Penn State) quite a few times, but never really got around too much.  I went up to the Nebraska game and I went around to a couple different tailgates and everything, but that's not really the school.

"I want to see if maybe it will change my mind a little bit.  If not, then I could possibly commit right after this visit.

"I want to get in there and see how I fit in.  I know a couple of the guys on the team (Tamba Hali and Jason Robinson).  I also met Richard Gardner.  We actually hung out with him the weekend of the Nebraska game.

"I've gotten to know a couple of the guys.  I've talked to Larry Johnson everytime I've been up there.  He's real nice."


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