Lakeville WR Andy Metz is Looking at the Gophers

Andy Metz, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound wide receiver from Lakeville (MN) High, played in the shadow of All-State wide receiver Vinny Flury as a junior on Lakeville's state championship team. However, Metz has emerged as a top prospect in his own right as a senior. He has good size and speed and has attracted the attention of several teams, including Minnesota, after attending their football camp this summer and the Gophers' homecoming game versus Illinois last Saturday.

Andy Metz, who runs a 4.5 40 and can bench press 225 pounds, has led the Panthers to a 4-4 mark. They will face Owatonna at home on Tuesday night as the playoffs begin.

Metz has caught 24 passes for 305 yards and has scored five touchdowns this season. Metz also ran track for Lakeville, participating in the 4 x 200 relay.

Metz attended the Gophers' homecoming win over Illinois. He said that he recently sent game tapes to Minnesota, Wyoming and Cincinnati. He also said that Iowa State is also in the mix.

Metz attended the Gophers football camp this summer and the Nike Camp in Iowa City.

He attended the Iowa State season opener against Northern Iowa and had previously told that he would welcome an offer from Minnesota and Iowa State.

"I really like Minnesota and Iowa State. If I had a chance to go to either one, I would."

Metz posted a 24 score on his ACT and is thinking about majoring in business.

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