OL Joe Tripodi 6-5 275 5.0 Chelsea, Michigan
"I committed to Northwestern." Joe Tripodi said. "Northwestern had the perfect balance of academics and athletics. My visit was great. I got along well with all the players and the coaches as well.
Tripodi is a three-year starter for Chelsea. He was named 1st team All-State by the Detroit Free Press and he was also named to the Detroit News - Dream Team.
This is a solid get for the Wildcats as they graduate most of their offensive line. Tripodi could play either guard position or center.
Tripodi is being recruited by running backs coach, Jeff Genyk.