July 28, 2007

Rivals100 Member slips in FSU visit

Matt Patchan hadn't planned on making another unofficial visit to
Florida State, but when his 12-year old brother made it to the state
championship baseball game in Tallahassee, the Rivals100 member took
advantage of the situation.

The 6-foot-7, 265-pound big man took his parents to visit both Bobby Bowden and Rick Trickett on Saturday, a visit that gave Florida State high marks from everyone.

"My dad had met him but my mom had not," said Patchan. "We talked about a lot of different things and how he was able to spend all the years and keep his virtues and family in touch, it was a good learning experience... We had met him before, he's a real cool coach."

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