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ESPNU 150 OT enjoys official visit

Zach Banner 'blown away' by atmosphere in Big House, says will take more visits

Updated: September 20, 2011, 9:52 PM ET
By Tom VanHaaren | WolverineNation
Michigan hosted a number of prospects at the Notre Dame game this past Saturday, but none was bigger, figuratively and literally, than offensive lineman Zach Banner (Lakewood, Washington/Lakes).

The 6-foot-8, 305-pound lineman flew in to Ann Arbor with his mother to take in his first Michigan game and came away more than impressed.

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Tom HauckESPNU 150 OT Zach Banner, who's from Washington, says distance won't be a factor in his decision.
"It honestly surpassed my expectations," he said. "I didn't think it was going to be that amazing. I expected a lot, but it blew me away."

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