February 7, 2007

Signing Confirmed: Michael Fennerty

6-4, 210 pounds, TE
Olympia H.S. - Olympia, Washington

Fennerty is a two-star recruit and the 21st-rated prospect in Washington. After originally committing to Missouri, Fennerty changed his commitment to Tulsa after meeting Steve Kragthorpe. When Kragthorpe left Tulsa for Louisville, he continued to recruit Fennerty, eventually convincing him to become a Cardinal. Fennerty is big enough to block as a tight end, and he was athletic enough in high school that he lined up as a wide receiver in many offensive sets.

On why he chose Louisville: "I think a big reason was Coach K. I committed to Tulsa, but there was the fact that Coach K.
was still interested in me. Louisville has a good tradition with tight ends, and with Coach Stubbs and Coach K.'s offense, I know they will use the tight end."

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