Greely Thinking Big Ten

Plymouth (MN.) Wayzata defensive end Drew Greely has been thinking about where he like to play his college ball at and has his sights set on the Big Ten

Plymouth (MN.) Wayzata has a rising senior in defensive end Drew Greely and his recruitment has started to really take off this summer as many schools are contacting him.

"My recruitment has been great," Greely told GopherDigest. "I have been talking to a lot of schools like Minnesota, Rutgers, Iowa, North Dakota State, Drake, Iowa State and Wisconsin. I have an offer from North Dakota, but that is it so far."

One of the schools that has really pique his interest is Wisconsin and he talks about his relationship he has with Secondary Coach Ben Strickland and where they feel he would fit at for the Badgers.

"I have been talking to Coach Strickland from Wisconsin and he said they are looking at me at a linebacker position," said Greely. "I also attended their spring game awhile back and had a good time there."

However, the Badgers are not only team expressing a good amount of interest in the 6-3, 240-pound physical defensive end as the hometown Minnesota Gophers are doing the same.

"Minnesota is interested in me as a defensive end and I am going to attend their camp coming up here in July," said Greely. "My coaches have been keeping in touch with them as well and they have said the interest is still high."

The man leading the charge for the Gophers in recruiting Greely is Tight End/H-Back Coach Rob Reeves and he has done a good job so far impressing him on Minnesota.

"Coach Reeves is my recruiter," said Greely. "I think the coaching staff has been great. I love the new stadium and how they are local so it is close to home. I feel like the coaching staff is very good and they offer a great program. Their campus and facilities were also great! I really enjoyed the spring game."

As far as timetable goes, Greely would like to get his decision out of the way before his senior season, but is uncertain about that. He does know where he like to play in and that would be the Big Ten.

"I would like to commit before the season, but I wouldn't mind making my decision when the football season ends," said Greely. "I would say the Big Ten is definitely a great place to play. Whether it is Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa or Rutgers. It would be a place I would like to go the most."

Where ever he ends up deciding to play, he will be coming in only thinking about one thing and that is winning.

"I play the game with a winning attitude," said Greely. "I never settle for good enough and play physically with speed. That is what my coaches say sets me apart from others."

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