Venice (Fla.) offensive tackle Forrest Lamp took an official visit to Florida Atlantic this weekend. It marked his fifth and final official visit.
Upon returning home, the 6-foot-4, 265-pound offensive tackle made his college decision.
"I committed to Western Kentucky today," Lamp said on Sunday afternoon. "I called and spoke with Coach (Willie) Taggart today."
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Lamp chose Western Kentucky over offers from Eastern Illinois, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Iowa State, Middle Tennessee, Navy, New Mexico, Ohio, Temple. He said that his time on-campus at Western Kentucky helped him to realize he wanted to be a Hilltopper.
"It just feels good to be there," Lamp said. "I just feel it is the right decision for me. I feel at home at Western Kentucky."
During the recruiting process, Lamp officially visited Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Miami, and Ohio in addition to Western Kentucky.
Lamp said that playing for Coach Taggart at Western Kentucky was a major reason he opted for the out-of-state school.
"Coach Taggart has turned that program around," Lamp said. "He has done a lot.
"I feel great about making my decision to go to Western Kentucky," Lamp added.