Luke Massa Talks Bearcats Visit

After leading Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier to a big win on Friday night over Louisville (KY) St. Xavier, quarterback Luke Massa made a trip down the road to his future college home the University of Cincinnati for their battle on Saturday night. Bearcat Insider spoke with Massa about his visit on Sunday.

After going 11-of-18 for 158 yards and two touchdowns, Luke Massa was excited to watch the offense he'll work to learn at the college level. Saturday night left him very impressed with what he saw and again proved to him he made the correct college decision with his verbal pledge to Brian Kelly and the University of Cincinnati.

"It was pretty impressive again. I went down to the game with a couple of our junior offensive linemen (Ryan Schnieber & Jack Woodall) and came away very impressed with how powerful the offense is. They look like they can't be stopped and have a ton of weapons."

With a 7:30 p.m. kickoff the future Bearcat got down early for the traditional recruiting trip.

"I got there about 5:30 and we went in and saw a presentation and heard coach Kelly talk. They then showed us a highlight video they watch to get pumped up. We then took a tour and saw the weight room, team room and the academic center they have for the athletes to do their homework and other studies."

While on his game visit Luke got a chance to talk with at least one of his former teammates.

"I talked some with Clint Shepherd. He's one of the offensive line commitments and we got to know each other a little bit before the game."

No stranger to Nippert Stadium, Massa got a different look at the place he's played several games during his high school career at.

"We went on the field before the game and it was a lot different than the high school games I've played there. This was the first game I'd gone to at UC and knowing that school is not even in session yet I think its going to be a lot crazier after all the students is there."

Despite leaving at halftime, Luke Massa saw enough from his future teammates to really feel secure about his college choice.

"I'd been down for the spring game and then last night. After watching this team in the first two games of the season really made me feel very good about my decision."

Bearcat fans can catch Luke Massa in action when the St. Xavier Bombers take the field against Louisville Trinity High School at home next Friday night or on the road when they take on Highlands High School the following week.

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