Posted On: 09/21/15 11:00 PM

Update from 9/21/15 by Alex Conover

I feel like I’ve written countless recruiting reports this fall about guys who will have the privilege of deciding between two sports in college. Maybe, in an era of single-sport specialization, it’s a testament that plenty of kids are still playing multiple sports. File Aaron Ertz of Apple Valley into that category; he’s a prototypically-framed lineman (6-5, 250 lbs.) with D3s asking him to come play basketball.

“I'm not quite sure on which sport I would pick,” Ertz said. “I would say I am split 50-50 on what I'm going to do next year. I probably wouldn't play both; I would pick one or the other.”

Ertz is seeing success this fall as a left tackle and defensive end, as many MIAC/WIAC schools have reached out along with scholarship schools Augustana, MSU-Moorhead, UM-Crookston and even FCS program Illinois State.

For basketball, Ertz has heard the most from Luther, Bethel, UW-La Crosse, St. Olaf, Concordia-Moorhead and UW-River Falls. He thinks a decision might come around January… about a month or two before Apple Valley hoops likely goes on another lengthy playoff run.

“I like both sports a lot, so I'm seeing how the seasons for football

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