Niklas also had Stanford in his final three choices of schools, but there is a new development with the Cardinal.
The senior said Thursday that he wasn’t accepted at Stanford.
“That’s life, I guess,” Niklas said. “It was definitely a little disapponting because I work really hard. I have like a 3.7 (grade-point average).”
On Friday morning, Niklas heads to South Bend to visit Notre Dame. He will not play for Servite’s basketball team Friday because of the trip.
“I’m looking for a fun trip,” Niklas said of Notre Dame. “(I) get to check out the school. I haven’t really been up there in the winter, so it’s going to be interesting. I think it’s going to be snowing.”
Last weekend, Niklas visited USC.
“It was really good,” he said of his visit. “The part I liked about it the best was the coaching staff.”
Notre Dame and USC are recruiting Niklas as a defensive end. Stanford recruited Niklas as a tight end.
Niklas said he will announce his decision on National Signing Day.
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