Welch didn't wait until the traditional Sunday morning meeting with the coaches to make his decision. "I went ahead and did it Saturday night," he said. "My parents said if I was ready, I should go ahead and tell them." Welch, who chose the Commodores over an offer from Memphis, becomes Vandy's 21st commitment for 2005.
For a thorough, previously published scouting report on Welch, including comments from his high school coach, click here.
For a complete list of Vanderbilt's commitments for 2005, click here.
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