July 29, 2006

DT visited UM Friday: I'm married to Canes

Keller, Texas, Fossil Ridge DT Chris Perry committed to Miami at the beginning of last month without seeing UM's campus.

But now he knows exactly what the Canes have to offer.

Perry visited Miami unofficially on Friday and says his commitment is 100 percent solidified.

"It assured me even more that I should be there," he said. "It was what I expected and even more."

Prior to the trip, Perry said he planned to take other official visits. That's not the case anymore.

"Coach [Todd] Berry said if I'm committed, I'm committed," Perry said. "He said, `If you're going to marry a woman, you can't go looking for other girlfriends.' He said, `Are we married?' I said, `Yes, we're married. I'm not taking my other visits.'"

Perry says of the UM trip that "It was cool, really cool. I wish I could have been there longer."

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