Snodgrass Leaves Kentucky Impressed

Snodgrass Leaves Kentucky Impressed

With some talk of an impending announcement by Ohio wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass later this week. The Ohio standout sets the record straight after an impressive visit to Kentucky over the weekend. Learn about his Wildcats visit and the other programs he's looking to visit.

By Sunday afternoon there was talk Springfield (Ohio) wide receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass had such an enjoyable visit at Kentucky, he was ready to give head coach Mark Stoops his verbal pledge.

While Snodgrass has no problem praising his Kentucky visit as one of the best he's been on during the recruiting process. He also knows his homework is incomplete before making one of the biggest decisions of his life.

What made his Junior Day visit with the Wildcats so memorable?

"The visit to Kentucky was really good," said Snodgrass. "I really liked it there and liked what I saw of the campus. They are one of my top schools at this time as they've impressed me the most and I really like Coach Stoops.

"Of all the schools I've visited so far, Kentucky made me feel the most at home. All the coaches build a good bond with my dad and me and it's hard for my dad to like a place."

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound receiver also liked what he heard about the Wildcats new offense.

"They are going to throw the ball a lot," said Snodgrass. "Coach Stoops said the players will be calling the majority of the plays because of all the check-downs. We watched some film of all the checks they run and some of the drills they'll be using during practice.

"I like how they don't run a lot during practice and use the drills to work on your technique."

While impressed by the football side of the visit. Snodgrass also came away impressed about what he heard on the academic side of things.

"I really like the academics and how the classrooms are smaller so you can get a lot more learning done," said Snodgrass. "I also like the support system they have in place for their players."

An added bonus during the trip was catching the Wildcats basketball team in action.

"I loved going to the game," said Snodgrass. "Kentucky is my favorite college basketball team."

While the Wildcats could be sitting with an early lead in the Snodgrass sweepstakes, plans for a couple of more visits are being planned.

"I plan on visiting South Carolina and Penn State sometime this spring," said Snodgrass. "I was to visit Penn State this weekend but visited Kentucky instead. But I plan on trying to get to both schools this spring for a spring practice to see what they have to offer."

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