After Orlando (Fla.) Dr. Phillips won their opening round playoff game, senior wide receiver Trey Griffey boarded a plane bound for Michigan State.
"I flew out Friday night and landed in Michigan at around 4 o'clock in the morning," Griffey said.
After stealing a few hours of sleep, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound wide receiver, who was there on an unofficial visit, toured the East Lansing campus.
"I got to see their workout room, some of their other facilities like their indoor and outdoor practice fields, and saw the training room," Griffey said. "I also got to see the locker room.
"I really liked the indoor practice field," Griffey added. "They also have two locker rooms, the one they use during the week and the one that they use when they have a game. They also walk over to the games from their hotel."
During the time leading up to the game against Indiana, he got a chance to speak with an assistant coach on the Spartans staff.
"I talked to Coach (Brad) Salem really," Griffey said. "I got to talk to him while they were showing a film to all of the recruits. We talked for a few minutes. He said that he was glad I made the trip. He also said they would be talking to me in a couple of days and they hoped I enjoyed the game."
After taking tours and learning more about the school and team, it was time for Griffey to make his way into the stadium.
"I liked the atmosphere there a lot and got to talk to a lot of the recruits that were up there," Griffey said. "They were talking about how they enjoy it. I met one of the official visitors, the safety (Jordan Diggs). I got to talk to him."
In the dominating 55-3 victory, Griffey was impressed with a pair of players on the Michigan State squad.
"I was impressed with (B.J.) Cunningham, the wide receiver, he is crazy," Griffey said. "I also liked one of their defensive linemen. I think it was No. 99 (Jerel Worthy), he has all of the tattoos, he is their best lineman. He made some great plays. He is just really fun to watch."
He admits that watching Cunningham, who shares some similar measurements, makes him feel he would have a role in the offense at Michigan State. He hopes to have an in-depth conversation with Mark Dantonio and his staff about what his specific role would be if he were to opt to go there.
"I really want to have a longer conversation with the coaches to see how I would fit into the program," Griffey said.
Griffey said that an official visit to Michigan State is a possibility but not a certainty. He intends to schedule and take his official visits after Dr. Phillips wraps up their season. They are currently preparing for the second round of the playoffs.
"I am going to sit down and figure out where I want to go after the season ends," Griffey said. "I will probably take all five officials before making my decision."
At this time Griffey holds offers from Ball State, Bethune-Cookman, Buffalo, Florida A&M, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Iowa State, Michigan State, Middle Tennessee, Samford, South Alabama, and Washington State.
On the season, Griffey has 61 receptions for 839 yards and 11 touchdowns.