Stephon Tuitt took his first official visit of the year and, in two words, he was blown away.
The 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end from Monroe Area traveled with his mother to South Bend, Ind., for the Notre Dame-Michigan game and they both were wowed by what they saw there.
“I didn’t expect the visit to go so well,” said Tuitt, who has the Fighting Irish among a top five that includes Auburn, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Miami. “It went really well. I saw things I never thought I’d see. Just looking at the campus and seeing all the history was great.”
Tuitt got the full treatment from Notre Dame. He and his mom actually left for South Bend by car on Thursday and did not get home until Sunday night.
In between he spent a bunch of time with his official host, redshirt freshman linebacker Kendall Moore, who showed him around the campus and introduced him to players. He also spent time with coaches, fellow recruits, took an academic tour and, of course, took in his first game at