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Oliver Talks About His Commitment

Just as quickly as Nyshier Oliver de-committed from one college, he was nearly ready to jump at another opportunity.

Back in June, Nyshier Oliver gave a verbal commitment to Tennessee, but the four-star athlete from St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, N.J., reopened his recruitment two months later. From there, it only took a day for Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis to step to the table with a scholarship offer. "I wanted to (commit) as soon as I got the offer, but I had to see the place," the 5-foot-10, 17...