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4-Star LB Cody Simon Reportedly Down To 3 Big Ten Powers

A general view of Nebraska's Memorial Stadium.

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMBER 15: The marching band of the Nebraska Cornhuskers performs before the game against the Troy Trojans at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)

Cody Simon is no stranger to major college football. His brother Shayne is a linebacker at Notre Dame.

The Fighting Irish were involved in the younger Simon as well, but it appears that he is destined to play for another major Midwest program. The only question is: which?

Earlier in the week, 247's Alex Gleitman spoke to Simon. At the time, he said he was down to three Big Ten programs—Nebraska, Ohio State, and Penn State—as well as Virginia.

Simon was in Columbus last weekend for a visit. He made his OV to Nebraska earlier in the month, and has made multiple trips to Penn State.

Per a new report, it sounds like Cody Simon will focus on those three Big Ten programs.

He told Rivals that the three are his top schools, and that he is set to make a decision sometime before the season.

Via the Omaha World-Herald:

Cody Simon, a four-star prospect out of St. Peter's Prep School in New Jersey, told Rivals this week the Huskers are in his top three along with Ohio State and Penn State. A final decision will come before the start of his high school training camp.

The full Rivals interview is behind the site's paywall.

247Sports' composite rankings, which include those from Rivals and ESPN, have Simon as the No. 154 player in the class, and the No. 10 outside linebacker. Ohio State and Notre Dame have picked up most of the crystal ball predictions thus far, though it still seems pretty wide open.