June 29, 2007

Slaughter pushes Iowa St. visit to July

Inside linebacker Blake Slaughter had hoped to take an unofficial to Iowa State last week and had tentative plans to do so. But when it came time to spring for the cost of flights in and out of Des Moines, he had a change of heart and will now see ISU a little later in the summer.

The 6-foot-0, 220-pound Slaughter, from Missouri City (Tex.) Fort Bend Elkins High School, said sticker shock caused the adjustment to his plans.

"It was just going to cost too much to fly up there, the ticket prices were way out there," Slaughter said. "But I want to see Iowa State, so we decided that I would go up to their elite camp in July and we're going to drive up there. I think it's going to work out for the better this way." That one-day ISU camp takes place on Saturday, July 28.

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