Wimberly knows where he wants to go

Grand Rapids CB Jamar Wimberly (6-0, 190) had a solid season for the Raiders this year and has had a few schools showing him interest. JCFootball.com caught up with the talented defensive back recently and he told us he knows which school he wants to commit to and when he visits there later this month, he plans to make his decision official...

Wimberly prepped at Marshall High School near Battle Creek, Michigan and committed to Western Michigan, however, he was unable to qualify so he decided to enroll at Grand Rapids so he could get his academics in order.

"Grand Rapids is the only JUCO in Michigan you can play at so that was a big reason I came here, but it also is a great program and the coaches are great too," Wimberly told JCFootball.com recently. "I really feel like I did what I needed to do here."

Wimberly started half the games in 2010 as a freshman and this year locked down his side every week for the Raiders, finishing with 42 tackles, three interceptions and 14 passes defensed for a team that went 11-0.

"I'm a straight up man-to-man guy," Wimberly said. "I love getting in a receiver's grill and being physical with them. It's what I do best and I love doing it."

On the recruiting front, Wimberly had hoped to sign with Western Michigan again, but those plans have taken a turn and he said he now plans to head to warmer climes to play his college football.

"I've got an offer from Florida International and I'm planning to visit there later this month," Wimberly said. "When I'm down there my plan is to commit and then I want to sign with them on February 1st."

In addition to his offer from FIU, Wimberly also has offers from Kansas and Grand Valley State.

He will graduate in May and he will have three years to play two once he enrolls in the summer.

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