April 1, 2008

Barrent makes two spring visits

West Des Moines Valley offensive lineman David Barrent is staying as busy as anyone on the recruiting front in recent months. The 6-foot-8, 290-pound Barrent, who is up to seven scholarship offers, made two trips this past weekend as he toured Iowa on Sunday and Illinois on Saturday.

It was at least the third visit to Iowa City this year for Barrent, who received a scholarship offer from the Hawkeyes in mid February. The big offensive lineman has also been in close contact with Illinois and on Saturday made his second visit to Champaign in the past couple of weeks.

Along with Iowa and Illinois, Barrent also holds scholarship offers from Iowa State, Northwestern, Minnesota, Michigan State, and most recently, Nebraska. While he is thrilled to have so many options, narrowing things down may prove to be a difficult task, according to the offensive lineman, who hopes to make his decision before the start of his senior season.

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