Is Cagle's Commitment Still Solid with Vandy?

Back in the month of March, 3-star OL, Richard Cagle, was the first prospect from the 2008 recruiting class to make a commitment to Vanderbilt. Since then, several programs have been trying to pry the big man away from the SEC program. VandyMania.com gave the big guy a quick buzz to get his latest thoughts regarding the Commodores. Find out inside if Cagle's commitment is still solid.

After making an early commitment to the Commodores, several programs have been trying to get involved with 6-5, 268 pound big man. VandyMania.com went head up with Richard Cagle to see how he has been handling things.

Richard Cagle Q&A

SM: You made a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt quite some time ago. How firm is it with them currently?

RC: It's extremely firm. I love Vandy, and I am very happy with my early decision.

SM: To my understanding, several other programs have been coming after you since you made your decision. Is that true, and if so how have you been handling it?

RC: Oh yeah, I've had some other schools looking at me pretty hard. Some of the schools have offered, and a few of them said that they were going to offer. I've been really firm with all of them. I told them that I was really happy with Vanderbilt, and that there wasn't a whole lot that was going to change my mind.

SM: Let's talk a little bit about your high school team, St. Pius X. Last year you guys made a very impressive run, and managed to bring home the state title. How have you guys been doing this season?

RC: We are doing pretty good this season. We are 9-2 right now, and we are looking really good in the playoffs. We won our first (playoff) game, and I believe we have a good shot to go all the way again this year.

SM: How has your performance been on the field this season?

RC: Pretty good. Earlier in the season, I had a little bit of a bummed up ankle that slowed me down for a game or two. Other than that, I think I did pretty well this year.

SM: Do you have any plans and/or goals in mind upon the conclusion of your (football) season?

RC: After football season, I will definitely be hitting the gym, working out, and running to prepare myself to come in as a freshman at Vanderbilt.

From the sound of things you can tell that Cagle's commitment is 100% solid, and that he is not considering any other programs. He seems extremely excited about his future as a Commodore to say the least. You have to give the Vandy coaching staff their "Props" for staying on top of their game…


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