July 31, 2006

Another trip to South Bend for Wilson

Martez Wilson already made a couple of unofficial visits to Notre Dame, but on Sunday the 6-foot-4, 230-pound linebacker/defensive end from Chicago, Ill., paid another visit to the campus in South Bend, Ind.

"I was at ND today," Wilson said. "I sat down and talked to coach (Charlie) Weis and the defensive coordinator and coach (Rob) Ianello. I was there to really just talk about the academic side and a little on the football side. I met the academic director and a business professor. I got a little taste of the academic side."

Wilson enjoyed spending more time with the coaching staff, even if he already knew most of what they discussed. The visit kept the Irish firmly among his early leaders.

"They talked to me about how I could fit in and about the graduation rate and alumni from Notre Dame, all of that," he said. "Half of the stuff they told me, I already knew. I still feel the same; they are still in my top five."

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