June 24, 2006

Wilson sets date for ND-USC decision

Offensive lineman James Wilson of St. Augustine, Fla., has been entertaining scholarship offers from colleges across the country. Last week the 6-foot-4, 308-pounder had the chance to be entertained by one of those schools when he spent several days camping at Notre Dame.

"I had an awesome time," Wilson said. "I was overwhelmed by how beautiful the campus was. I got to go and check out the academic support building and the new Guglielmino facility; that was awesome."

The visit made the Irish one of Wilson's final two schools along with Southern California.

"I got to work with coach (John) Latina a lot, the line coach, and I learned a lot," he said. "He really helped me polish my technique and get ready for this upcoming season. I felt very comfortable with him and coach (Charlie) Weis and the whole coaching staff really made me feel at home up there in Indiana; that's why I chose to put them in the top two along with Southern Cal."

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