Minnesota "Clicks" With McAvoy

Luke McAvoy

Luke McAvoy, the 6-foot-5 versatile offensive lineman committed to the Golden Gophers earlier this month. His reason was simple. "Minnesota was the only school that really clicked with me."

The 6-foot-5, 270-pound offensive lineman from Bloomington, Illinois is excited to be a Golden Gopher. Although he had scholarship offers from Illinois State, Memphis, and Western Michigan there was only one school he really connected with. "Minnesota was the only school that really clicked with me. Another reason that I chose Minnesota was the quality of the education that I would receive there."

Luke also relishes the opportunity to play in the Big Ten and has his sights set on one team in particular. "Michigan, I want to win the Little Brown Jug from them as well as beat the team that my older brother, Tim, played at."

Luke joins his twin brother Kyle as an offensive line commit for Minnesota. "I am very excited to get to continue to play football with my brother and get to share the entire college experience with him."

The Minnesota coaches are also very excited to have the McAvoy brothers anchor their line in the future. "The coaching staff seemed extremely excited about my brother and I playing there and they created a family like atmosphere."

Like his brother Kyle, the coaches love Luke's versatility and ability to play any position on the offensive line. "The coaches said it depends on where I try to play. They said they could see me at any of the positions."

Aside from his physical skill, he also possesses the mentality to dominate in the trenches for the Maroon and Gold. "I'm a physical lineman that wants to blow up whoever lines up across from me."

With his first game only a month away on August 27th, Luke's goal for the season is simple, "I want to win state. Our entire offense is returning as well as most of the defense so we will have a very good team."

Golden Gopher fans will be excited to hear where Luke stands with the recruiting process, "I am done with the recruiting process, except for Minnesota."

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