How does it feel to have that first offer now?
"It feels great to have my first offer under my belt."
Did it surprise you coming from East Carolina?
"It did surprise me. As I was walking from lunch, my coach stopped me in the hall and gave me some mail and he gave me Coach Jones's number. I was told Coach Jones wanted me to call him after school. I said ok. Then, I asked "did they like what they saw on my film?" and he said, "yea, they loved it." ECU has invited me to junior day on April 17th."
What do you know about the Pirates right now?
"I don't know much about them other than they use big splits and they pass a lot. Additionally, I know that the coaching staff is from Texas Tech."
What other schools are you hearing from right now?
"Georgia Tech, Alabama, Georgia, Auburn, South Carolina, Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State, Colorado, Maryland, Clemson, Ole Miss, University South Florida, Louisville, UCLA, Miami, UCF, UAB, Duke, Florida, Charleston Southern, and Middle Tennessee."
Does ECU offering you first put them at or near the top of your list now?
Who would you say leads or is in your top five right now?
"ECU, GT, Alabama, South Carolina, and UGA."
Do you feel other schools are close to offering you? If so, who?
"I'm not sure at this time."
What visits have you already been on in 2010 and what schools do you plan to see in the near future?
"I've visited UGA. In the near future, I plan to visit Alabama, Auburn, ECU, South Carolina, and GT."
Ideally, when would you like to commit to a school?
"Ideally, I would commit to a school during my senior year."
Chad Simmons is the Recruiting Manager for the South Region and he can be reached at ChadSimmons@Scout.com.