DE Rodney Gnat talks about trip to the 'Ville

Scout.com 3-star prospect Rodney Gnat returned from his official visit to Louisville and told ITV that two programs continue to lead

Scout.com 3-star DE Rodney Gnat returned to his home in Jacksonville, Florida from his official visit to Louisville around 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon and spoke with Inside The Ville about an hour later concerning his trip.

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Jacksonville Wolfson High School prospect left the River City impressed by what he saw during his trip north.

"I had a lot of fun up there," Gnat said of Louisville. "I hung out with the players a lot and the game was exciting – I really liked that."

During his visit he spent time with U of L offensive coordinator Paul Petrino, who is his primary recruiter, as well as other members of the Cardinals coaching staff.

"We talked about what I would do if I went there," he explained. "They told me that if my mind develops and am ready mentally, then I could play [as a true freshman] there."

While he said that he wasn't asked for his verbal commitment during his time in town, Gnat indicated that his college decision will happen sooner than later.

"I'll probably do it pretty soon," he said.

Louisville, along with Minnesota, continues to lead others such as Central Florida, Connecticut and South Florida for his eventual services.

"I talked to Minnesota last Tuesday and I'm thinking about visiting up there soon," Gnat said.

As for a current leader, Gnat quickly responded, "I haven't got a clue."

With his senior season now over, Gnat said that he wants to improve a certain aspect of his game before heading off to college.

"I was a little inconsistent this year, so I have to work on getting better beating double and triple teams."

Be sure to stay logged on to InsideTheVille.com for complete recruiting coverage as the Louisville's class of 2006 begins to take shape.


Cardinal Authority Top Stories