October 25, 2007

Mystery verbal: Is Woods a UK commitment?

The biggest mystery in Kentucky's 2008 football recruiting class to date is Athens (Ga.) Clarke Central product Trevino Woods.

A 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive lineman, Woods gave the Wildcats a verbal commitment this summer. When news of his decision made the rounds, however, his coaches at Clarke Central advised him to slow down and keep his options open.

That's left many UK fans wondering just how to classify Woods. Is he a solid commitment? A soft commitment? Any kind of commitment at all?

"It was kind of a misunderstanding," Woods said. "They were up at the top of my list this summer. I liked them a lot. I still do. My feelings haven't changed at all. But it's kind of a 'soft commitment' because I've never been up to Kentucky or the actual school yet. I shouldn't have done it the way I did it. I need to go up there for a visit in order to make my decision, so everything is still open right now.

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