December 12, 2011

Fleming makes official visit

Future Hawkeye Maurice Fleming Jr. made his official visit to Iowa City this past weekend, which left him even more comfortable with his decision. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Fleming, who tore his ACL during the season this fall, talks about the visit, how his recovery is going, helping Iowa's recruiting efforts in Chicago, and much more.

Q: How was your official visit this weekend?

FLEMING: The official was great. I enjoyed it. I got to hang out with the players and just got to see how it's going to be at Iowa next year.

Q: What were your thoughts on how it's going to be?

FLEMING: It was good. The players all treated me like family, especially my host, B.J. Lowery.

Q: Are the coaches still thinking cornerback for you?

FLEMING: Yeah, I'll be playing corner and doing punt returns and kickoff returns.

Q: Was this kind of the last step for you recruiting wise?

FLEMING: Yeah, now it's just school and working to get back on the field.

Q: How is your knee right now?

FLEMING: It's about 60 or 65%.

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