Foy will make one more visit before decision

Trevor Foy

Trevor Foy made his first official visit to home town Louisville over the weekend. Foy will make one more visit to Purdue next week before making his college decision. Will Foy's visit with the Cardinals be enough to persuade him to stay home for college?

"It was pretty good," Foy said of his official visit. "I was really impressed with the way they ran things – the meetings and everything. That was really great. I got to see all that and experience it with the team. I don't really know how these visits go but it was a lot of fun and I'd say it was probably like an 8 or 9. I had a blast. It was a lot of fun."

Foy spent time with the team the night before the game and went through the pre-game walk through. On Sunday, Foy, 6-foot-8, 245-pounds, met with academic advisors, attended some pre-game festivities and watched the Governor's Cup matchup from the sidelines. "I got a good feeling of what it's like on game-day," Foy said.

So what did Foy think about the game – a contest Kentucky won 27-2?

"I don't think either side really played great but the success of the team doesn't really matter to me," said Foy, who roomed with fellow recruit Thad McHaney during his visit. "I know that with new coaches it may take a while for the team to progress. I know they have a lot of great coaches there right now, including Coach K, English and Delgado."

Foy will take his official visit to Purdue next weekend. He says the Cardinals and Boilermakers are the two favorites on his list and a decision could come shortly after he returns from his visit to Purdue.

"Probably the week after that I'll make a decision most likely," Foy said.

Foy said Louisville is recruiting him strictly as a defensive lineman "because they need the depth," while Purdue envisions the St. Xavier standout as an offensive lineman in the Big 10. That could give the Boilermakers an edge when it comes time for Foy to make a college decision.

"Honestly, I'd like to play offensive line," said Foy. "Everyone wants to play in the league after college and I think I'd have a better chance as an offensive lineman."

Foy also could be leaning to leaving the state of Kentucky for college to avoid what he termed potential ‘distractions'.

"Louisville really does focus a lot on the hometown (prospects) and staying home could be good and bad," Foy said. "I had people coming up to me before the game during tailgating who knew who I was and that was interesting, but at the same time (staying home) could be really distracting with all of my friends who don't play football still here. Since they don't have football they can go out every night and I might feel pressured to go when I've got to focus on football. So that could be the bad part."

"I've got a lot of decisions to make the next few weeks," added Foy. "I still haven't been to Purdue yet. So we'll see what happens."

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