Don Yates: When did Loftley commit?
Jim Showfety: "He took a visit a visit this past weekend and that's where he most felt at home. I found out two days ago."
DY: What did Loftley like about Vanderbilt?
JS: "He just felt like overall with the academic and athletic environment that it was probably just a good fit for him. I think he enjoyed the coaches that recruited him. I think when all is said and done he felt most at home there but I know he was real impressed with South Carolina also."
DY: How does the Vanderbilt staff plan to use him?
JS: "They are going to use him as an interior defensive linemen. They are going to try to put a little weight on him and use him inside."
DY: What makes Loftley a great player?
JS: "He's just a hard nosed player; he has got pretty good feet and pretty good speed. He's definitely a team leader, he was one of our captains. He's just got a lot of things that colleges look for not the least of which is his academic performance in the classroom. He's a very, very good student also. He's a real solid leader off the field.
DY: What were his stats in 2007?
JS: "In 14 games he had 32 solo tackles, 13 assists, 4 sacks, 9 TFL, 1 interception, 2 fumbles caused, 1 fumble recovered."