Morrissey Meets Andersen

Visiting Wisconsin for the second time in two weeks, Lincolnshire (Ill.) Stevenson safety Matt Morrissey works out for the Wisconsin coaches and meets with head coach Gary Andersen. Is a Wisconsin offer on the way?

Visiting the campus and meeting the coaching staff in mid June, Lincolnshire (Ill.) Stevenson safety Matt Morrissey got to experience everything he wanted at the University of Wisconsin to make the Badgers one of his favorite schools, except talking to the person responsible for whether he gets an offer or not.

That changed after Monday's one-day camp. Visiting the Badgers exactly two weeks after his first visit, Morrissey went through testing and individual drills with the other campers before having a lengthy conversation with head coach Gary Andersen on the Camp Randall turf.

"Last time I didn't get a chance to meet Coach Andersen, so I wanted to introduce myself and having the coaches watch me run around for a little bit," Morrissey told Badger Nation. "I felt overall I had a good day, so I was pretty happy with my performance.

"He said he was really impressed with me. He said I am going to be a great division 1 player at some point in my career, which I thought that was pretty cool."

Question is will Morrissey be a division 1 player at Wisconsin? Although the Badgers have nine commitments in their 2014 recruiting class, Wisconsin has yet to secure a defensive back. Wisconsin offered a projected defensive back – Tampa (FL) Plant Senior receiver Austin Hudson – after Monday's camp while Morrissey left empty handed.

"(Andersen) said we're going to keep in contact," Morrissey said. "He said he knows I am going to make my decision the next couple weeks, so I am going to keep in contact the next couple weeks and kind of go from there. It's a great program they have, so we'll have to see how it goes."

Still having a top three of Boston College, Illinois and Michigan State, Morrissey wants to make his decision no later than July 31. He's visited all three of his favorites and has no more visits planned.

"I am going to go on my own time frame," said Morrissey. "Wisconsin fits into the equation, but I am looking at all the schools, talking to all of them and finding out who the best fit is for me."

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