Stevens Completes Visits

The linebacker prospect from Florida, Craig Stevens, took his last official visit last weekend. He talked to us about his decision and the time frame for it...

Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln linebacker Craig Stevens (6-2, 215) took his fifth and final official trip this past weekend when he visited Clemson.

"My trip to Clemson was real good," said Stevens. "I had a great time there and got to see a lot of things about the school I hadn't been able to yet."

A weekend after visiting UCLA, Stevens' trip to Clemson completed his official visits, having tripped to Maryland, Auburn and Alabama in December.

Now, Stevens says he will weigh the pros and cons of each school before announcing his decision. When asked if he had a leader, Stevens said that he didn't at this time.

In terms of the timing of the decision, Stevens said that he will decide when the feeling comes to him and he doesn't have a formal time or date for his announcement.

"I'll start narrowing it down to the school I'm going to pick," Stevens said. "I don't know exactly when it will be but I'll announce when I feel it."

With four of his top five schools within the same general region as his hometown of Tallahassee, Stevens said that wouldn't affect the way he looked at UCLA.

"Going out there wouldn't bother me. Either way, I'm leaving the state. My brother went to school out at Pasadena City College (and then UNLV) and he did alright," Stevens said.

Another factor for Stevens that he is considering is the decision of his friend and teammate Ashton Henderson, who visited Westwood with him last week. "We've talked about it a lot, and if it works out, then that would be great, but it's not going to have a real big impact on me one way or the other," Stevens said.

During his senior year, Stevens finished with 120 tackles and four sacks.


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