A Warm Reception

Originally saying he wanted to play in the SEC, Dwyer (Fla.) High defensive end Curt Maggitt was anxious to get back to Madison for a second time and see how Wisconsin's gameday compared to the SEC schools. Not knowing what to expect before the trip, the weekend has made Maggitt decision even tougher.

MADISON -2011 DE/LB Curt Maggitt says the Wisconsin cold didn't bother him too much on his official visit last weekend. he 6-foot-3, 210-pound Dwyer HS senior weathered the climate and enjoyed his visit.

"I was really worried it would be super cold but it wasn't and it didn't even bother me so that was good," Maggitt told Badger Nation. "I had a lot of fun. We hung out with the coaches right when we got there Friday and then we did walkthroughs with the team and everything."

A four-star athlete by Scout.com, Maggitt says he didn't know what to expect from Wisconsin because he didn't know too much about it but he had a great time soaking it all in.

"The people there are different than Florida people but they are real cool and I had a good time with all the players there, too," Maggitt said. "The atmosphere was crazy during the game, too. When everyone stormed the field after they won, I was just thinking, 'wow.'"

Maggitt visited Wisconsin with his teammates and close friends QB Jacoby Brissett and TE Nick O'Leary. Maggitt says he loves being with those guys and says they enjoy going places together.

"I have so much fun with them and we are trying to take visits together because it's the best way," he said. "We are all three going to LSU soon and we are looking forward to that now."

The LSU visit Maggitt speaks up will happen November 6th when LSU invites Alabama to Baton Rouge. Maggitt says he still likes the SEC and he likes what LSU does on defense.

"I am thinking I could do a few different things on defense in college," he said. "I play defensive end but I could also be a linebacker and I love blitzing and sacking so I see myself doing something where I can be really involved and just go crazy out there. Florida talked about putting me in their heavy package where I would play some Sam linebacker and that sounds cool.

"Nick Saban at Alabama also told me a similar thing because they want to use me as much as possible so I will be interested in what LSU tells me when we talk about how I would be used."

As for what he's feeling now, Maggitt says he honestly doesn't have a clue.

"I am so confused at this point! I think one thing one day and then another the next day so this whole process is crazy. I'm just trying to take it slow and make sure I talk to my coach and figure everything out. I know I will pick the right place in the end, but it's hard to choose with so many good schools calling me and visits are always so fun. So, I don't really know what to do right now."

Maggitt plans on announcing his commitment on a fishing and hunting TV show in December so he says he is glad he has some time to figure everything out before then.


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