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Russell Wilson Confirms July 1 Deadline, Potential Landing Spots

Finally, not a source close to the situation, but the situation himself. Wilson spoke with the Asheville Citizen-Times and confirmed the report that he is planning to make a decision by the end of next week. (ht: Dave Heller)

"I have to make a decision on what I’m going to do, and I hope to do that no later than July 1," said Wilson, who confirmed publicly for the first time that he will choose either Auburn or Wisconsin if the decision is football.

"Those are the two schools I’m looking at, but I was contacted by a lot of schools," said Wilson, who is hitting .221 with 82 strikeouts in 181-at bats with the Tourists.

Wilson met with the Rockies' assistant general manager this afternoon but didn't offer any details.