June 22, 2007

NU lands No. 5

It didn't take long for Stillwater (Minn.) defensive end Brian Arnfelt to become the fifth verbal commitment of Northwestern's Class of 2008. Arnfelt attended a one-day camp at Northwestern and June 12, and the next day, head coach Pat Fitzgerald offered him a scholarship.

Then this afternoon, just nine days later, he committed to Fitzgerald after taking time to talk things over with his family.

Although Arnfelt had no other offers, he was getting considerable interest from Minnesota and Wisconsin. He camped at all three schools this month, but said that Northwestern just felt like a good fit.

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