Kirby high on Illinois after official

Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway safety Dondi Kirby was at Illinois this weekend for his first official visit of the recruiting process.
Kirby didn't exactly know what to expect, but he had only positive things to report when Rivals.com caught up with him briefly late Sunday evening after he returned home from his visit.
"Everything was just what I'm looking for," Kirby explained. "I loved it all.

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"The best part of the trip was spending time with the players. My host was Mike Buchanan."
Kirby doesn't have anything to compare his trip to Illinois to yet so he will be taking at least one more official visit to Iowa this coming weekend.
While he was intent on taking more than one official visit and he knew he wouldn't make a decision while he was at Illinois, he admitted he could see himself at the school down the road.
"It's possible," he said.
Kirby has tentatively planned to visit Maryland and USC in January, though no dates have been selected.