The Gophers proved their strength and toughness last season by physically pounding the ball behind their big imposing offensive line. Minnesota is looking to restock on the recruiting trail and have targeted one of the Midwest’s top offensive linemen in Mundelein (IL.) Carmel Catholic junior offensive tackle Sean Foster. He traveled up to Minneapolis this weekend and talks about his visit and the main message he got from head coach Jerry Kill and offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover.
“We got to do the whole tour of the campus and got to see practice and all the features of TCF field,” Foster told GopherDigest. “I also got to hang out with the guys at night.”
“Coach Kill told me that I am the type of kid that they see will make a huge movement. He said the way I move around and how fast I am is rare to see from a 6-8, 290-pound kid. Coach Limegrover said that he loves how I play and wants me to be a Gopher.”
Foster sits as the No. 22 ranked offensive tackle and a four star recruit by Scout and has offers spreading all over the nation, but his interested vaulted up for the Gophers after this visit.
“I am extremely interested in (Minnesota),” said Foster. “I love everything about them and everything that they are working to achieve. I can’t say (if they are my leader), but they are close.”
Foster admits he is not sure yet when he plans on committing