October 1, 2010

Matilus recaps visit

Delray Beach (Fla.) Atlantic linebacker Jephete Matilus committed to the University of Minnesota all the way back in June, and last weekend he got a chance to visit Minneapolis for an official visit. GI.com had a chance to catch up with Matilus and discuss some of the highlights of the trip.

Matilus was hosted on his visit by freshman running back Donnell Kirkwood, who played with Jephete at Atlantic last year. Kirkwood also played a role in convincing the linebacker to commit in the first place. Matilus told GI's Zach Johnson back in June that it was in part due to Kirkwood's hyping of Minnesota that he made the decision to switch his commitment from Marshall to Minnesota without ever having seen the campus.

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