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Tuesday, September 10, 2002
Updated: December 19, 1:57 PM ET
Zbikowski Agonizes Over Final Decision


Zbikowski might be looking at a future without boxing.
When I signed with Notre Dame, I thought the tough decisions were over, writes DB/QB Tom Zbikowski. Signing Day brought me a step closer to my dream of running out of the tunnel at Notre Dame Stadium, but another dream might have to end. If I have a chance to contribute at ND next year, boxing may have to go.
Leak chat wrap
Zbikowski chat wrap
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Chris Leak coverage
Diary 12: Shooting for the top
I was nervous on Signing Day, but not about my decision, writes QB Chris Leak.
Diary 11: At home in the swamp
My heart led me to the right place, writes Charlotte Independence QB Chris Leak.
Diary 10: Home stretch
The time to make my oral commitment is rapidly approaching, writes Chris Leak.
Diary 9: Changing dreams
I always dreamed of running onto the field as a Vol, but that dream is dead, writes Chris Leak.
Diary 8: Truth or consequences
The most difficult challenge in recruiting is figuring out who's telling the truth writes Chris Leak.
Diary 7: Fade route
If breaking the record and a visit to Austin weren't enough, some recruiting news surprised me writes Chris Leak.
Diary 6: Changing gears
Being the only passenger on a private jet making a recruiting visit made me feel like a rock star, writes Chris Leak.
Diary 5: Fraternal developments
It's a precarious situation when your brother plays for a team that's recruiting you writes Chris Leak.
Diary 4: Gators make an impression
I have my own private phone line for recruiting calls, writes Chris Leak, but it has been a waste.
Chat wrap: Chris Leak and Tom Lemming
Lemming's No. 1 prospect, QB Chris Leak, joined him for a recruiting chat.
Diary 3: Going to the Chapel
I couldn't make it to ND Saturday, writes Chris Leak, so I traveled up to UNC for a visit.
Diary 2: Battle for the Carolinas
In his second diary entry, Chris Leak says Charlotte Independence is ready for their rivalry game.
Diary 1: Ready for 2002
In his first diary entry, Chris Leak says Charlotte Independence is going for a three-peat.
Blue Chip Diaries: The prodigy
For a kid with extraordinary talent, Chris Leak exhibits extraordinary maturity writes ESPN.com's Wayne Drehs.
Lemming: Leak has it all
ESPN.com recruiting analyst Tom Lemming has Chris Leak ranked as his No. 1 QB prospect.
Ask Chris Leak a question
Have a question for Chris Leak? Chris Leak will answer a number of user questions in his next diary.

Tom Zbikowski coverage
Diary 11: Dome-ward bound
In the end, I chose Notre Dame because it's the best place for me. And I couldn't be happier about it.
Diary 10: Out on an island
I look forward to defending the nation's top receivers in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, writes Tom Zbikowski.
Diary 9: Flavor of the week
From one campus to the next, Tom Zbikowski has left every recruiting visit with the same feeling.
Diary 8: The sweet science soothes
Getting back in the boxing ring has taken my mind off the stinging playoff loss writes Tom Zbikowski.
Diary 7: Down and out
The season is over, as is my high school football career, and it's at least partially my fault writes Tom Zbikowski.
Diary 6: BC phone home
Phone calls from coaches are part of the recruiting routine, but a call I received on Saturday was really impressive.
Diary 5: Always on my mind
When I let my mind stray from the upcoming playoffs to recruiting, I find myself thinking a lot about one school writes Tom Zbikowski.
Diary 4: A surprise contender
I have a new suitor and the school is such a perennial contender that I have to listen writes Tom Zbikowski.
Diary 3: Off the hook
Tom Zbikowski writes that the recruiting grind has become annoying.
Chat wrap: Tom Lemming
QB/DB Tom Zbikowski and OL Mike Jones joined Lemming for a recruiting chat.
Diary 2: Greetings and salutations
Tom Zbikowski writes that something smelled fishy on his unofficial visit to Notre Dame.
Diary 1: Collision course
In his first diary entry, Tom Zbikowski writes that playing QB is great, but defense gets him going.
Blue Chip Diaries: Mr. Versatility
Tom Zbikowski is a two-sport star who never stops playing, writes ESPN.com's Wayne Drehs.
Lemming: The two-way star
ESPN.com recruiting analyst Tom Lemming says Tom Zbikowski can be a star on either side of the ball.
Ask Tom Zbikowski a question
Have a question for Tom Zbikowski? Tom will answer a number of user questions in his next diary.