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December 2, 2012

FREE: Xavier James Talks UNI

Des Moines East athlete Xavier James ended the recruiting process on Sunday by committing to Northern Iowa.  Find out why he picked the Panthers FREE in this article now!

Other Links: UNI Hosts 9 In-Staters | Northern Iowa Adds Commit #2  | Quotes from 5 Official Visitors

How was your visit to Northern Iowa?
"I think that Cedar Falls is a great town. It is a nice college town and I felt really comfortable there. I feel that they preach family a lot and you can feel that there. The staff, the players, and the community is pretty together."

Did you end up committing on your trip?
Yeah, I committed on my way driving back home. I called them back."

Why did you end up picking UNI?
"The coaching staff was great up there and the all of the supporting staff was really good people. Their football program has been successful and I feel like it'll be a good fit for me."

What was the highlight of your trip?
"I just liked how we went to the basketball game and hung out with the guys after. I thought they were really accepting. They told us how it was and I felt like they'd be good teammates for me in the future."

What other schools were you considering?
"I had talked to South Dakota and I was supposed to go on a visit there next week but I'm not going. I talked to Iowa State for a while and all of the I-AA schools in Illinois."

What position are they recruiting you at?
"I was recruited as an athlete. It will be either receiver or defensive back."

Do you have a preference at all?
"Not right now. I have always liked offense but I'm pretty open to anything."

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