Carimi is very athletic and he can run (4.8 40-yard dash) for a big man. Gabe has long arms and he understands angles very well. He is excellent out on the perimeter and he is got a bit of a nasty streak as well.
"I have lived in Madison my entire life and I've always wanted to be a Badger. I think I was offered on June 28 and I committed on the spot. I didn't feel the need to drag this (recruiting) thing out any longer.
"I don't plan on graduating early. I'm going to graduate with my class and I'll start working out with the team next summer. I'll probably set up my (Wisconsin) official visit sometime in September."
Despite Carimi's verbal commitment, schools such as Michigan, Tennessee and USC are going to keep in contact. Those schools and others will most likely call Carimi in September to see just how strong his commitment is.
Word out of Lincoln, Neb., has Carimi being one of the very best offensive linemen to camp with the Huskers this summer.
As a junior, Carimi started at both offensive and defensive tackle for Monona Grove. He was named all-area.