Peterson Enjoys His Visit

Texas tight end prospect Andrew Peterson took his second of three official visits this weekend. He gives InsideTheUtes a rundown on the visit, when he plans on making a decision, and tells us the most important thing a school can offer to land his services...

Oversized Texas tight end prospect Andrew Peterson has really seen his recruitment take off after picking up over 20 offers in a two day period in December. He's narrowed his list to four and spent the weekend in Utah getting to know the coaches and the University.

While most recruits don't spend a lot of time at the medical centers on respective campuses, Peterson spent much of his time there.

"They really emphasized their medical facilities which made me interested in going down there. I'm trying to study nursing or sports medicine so I went down there and saw all that."

Peterson has visited Texas A&M and still has a scheduled visit to Arkansas coming up, with Oregon receiving consideration as well. While he's narrowed his choice to those four schools, the big tight end won't make a decision until the end of January.

"I'll make my decision the weekend before signing day, but no one is in the lead."

Despite great size with the chance to grow into a prototypical offensive tackle, Peterson has his sights set on another position and that will be the biggest factor in his decision.

"I want to play tight end. That is the biggest factor and Utah wants to bring me in as a tight end."

With good speed for his size, Peterson and the Utah coaches feel he can be a weapon in the passing game.

"The coaches told me that I can stretch the field vertically at tight end. They want to utilize my pass catching and speed."

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