Reggie Gandy Gets Recruiting Looks

Reggie Gandy, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound sophomore running back from Minneapolis (MN) Southwest, has gotten some early recruiting interest. Gandy, who attended the Minnesota Gophers game versus Michigan, led the Lakers to a 6-3 mark and was the team's top rusher. GoldenSports.Net recently caught up with Gandy to learn the latest on his recruitment.

Reggie Gandy, who played alongside brother Greg in the Lakers backfield, rushed 90 times for 649 yards (7.2 yards per carry) and eight touchdowns. He rushed 10 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns against Minneapolis Roosevelt, 12 times for 101 yards and three scores versus Minneapolis Henry and had 14 carries for 126 yards in a contest against Minneapolis South.

Gandy was also a standout receiver for the pass-happy Lakers offense. He caught eight passes for 161 yards and one receiving touchdown versus Minneapolis Roosevelt, 10 passes for 116 yards against Minneapolis North and nine receptions and 110 yards in their playoff loss to Edina.

Gandy said that he is starting to hear from schools, despite being only a sophomore.

"I have gotten a couple of letters from schools like Minnesota and a few random others," he said.

Gandy is hoping to attend some football camps this summer, but is uncertain about which ones he will attend.

"I'm not sure yet," he said. "I have not decided on that."

Gandy attended the "Little Brown Jug" game against Michigan, but he did not get a chance to make any other games.

"No. Usually, their games are on Saturdays, so I'll be too busy chilling after our games," he said.

The Lakers will lose his brother and record-breaking quarterback Elliot Mathieu. However, Gandy has high expectations for next year's team,

"Other than those two, we don't really lose too much besides Dom (Dominique Dawson)," he said. "So, I am expecting a whole lot of starters back. Our quarterbacks are good like always, so I am not expecting a difference there."

Gandy plans to continue to work hard to improve himself as a player.

"Lifting like always. Getting a little bit faster," he said.

Gandy also participates in Track and Rugby. He runs the 100-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay. His best time for the 100 is 11.4 seconds.

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