Dutch Discusses Favorites

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Gonzaga (DC) wide receiver Doug Dutch will decide where he will take his fifth and final official visit by the end of this week. Four visits have already been set, so there is just one left to go.

“I’ll have my decision for the fifth visit by the end of this week,” said Dutch, who is 6-1, 185 pounds and runs a 4.3 40. “It’s between Tennessee, NC State, and Pittsburgh. I’m going to take all five official visits, plus I’m going to take an unofficial visit to Maryland after the season is over.”

Virginia (11/29/03), Miami (12/05/03), Michigan (12/12/03), and Florida (01/09/04) make up the other four visits. Dutch went into detail telling what he likes about each of these four schools.


“One thing is that they have the number 1 public school in the nation,” said Dutch, who is being recruited by Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach Mike Groh. “I know for sure that I could come in and play right away based on what I showed during their summer camp. Virginia is an up-and-coming program with a lot of young players, and I could fit in to that.”

Miami (FL)…

“Miami kind of speaks for itself,” said Dutch. “It’s a program that puts wide receiver’s into the league, which is my next biggest dream. That’s a big help. They have a chance to win the national championship every year.”


“Michigan didn’t sign any wide receivers last year, so they need their true freshmen to come in and play right away,” said Dutch. “Plus, I like the coaching staff.”


“I always grew up liking Florida,” said Dutch. “I love the offense that they run. They really spread it around to the receivers a lot. They also have an outstanding new addition there in Chris Leak, who is going to be great.”

Dutch will make all five official visits and the one unofficial visit before deciding. The final deciding factor will be “where I feel most comfortable.”


Ready for the Big Time

After watching as much college football (favorite sport) as he can, Dutch is more ready than ever to leave high school and star on the next level.

“I’m anxious to get to college,” said Dutch. “I watch a lot of college