Gloster Adds Major Offer

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Good Counsel (Wheaton, MD) athlete Drew Gloster steadily adds to his offer total week by week. His latest offer, however, may speed things up. Last week, the 6-4, 220-pound prospect picked up an offer from Oklahoma and now holds formal offers from Michigan State, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Penn State and Syracuse.

“I’m always anxious to see what other offers I’m going to get,” Gloster said. “But if I had to choose from these schools I’d be satisfied.”

Gloster has spoken to coaches from Boston College, Kansas and LSU recently and visited Virginia Tech for the Rivals junior day weekend. Right now, he’s not exactly sure where he stands with the Hokies but is certainly interested in their program.

“As far as Virginia Tech goes, I think they are interested,” Gloster said. “I don’t know. Maybe they want to see more. They might want to see how I do my senior year. They said they would come back to our school next month, so maybe they’ll offer then.

“I’m always going to be interested in Virginia Tech. I’m going to keep my options open for them.”

If Tech waited to offer until next fall, it might be too late. Gloster is thinking seriously about committing before the start of his senior season.

“I pretty much know for sure that I’ll probably make my decision before my season starts,” Gloster said. “Maybe at the beginning of September or sometime in August.”

When decision time comes, expect location to be a factor. Gloster has family in Pennsylvania, South Carolina and of course Maryland, so staying on the East coast is important to him.

“Actually, distance will make a difference in my decision,” Gloster said. “The majority of my family lives on the East coast and it’s important to me for them to see me play.”

An excellent and versatile athlete, Gloster, who plays wide receiver and defensive end, could play a number of positions on the next level. Possibilities include h-back, tight end, wide receiver, linebacker or defensive end.

How did you start following VT?

“My little brother always liked Virginia Tech,” Gloster said. “I started watching them to see Mike Vick, because it was exciting to watch and see what he would do next. I like Virginia Tech’s style, the fans and their jerseys.”

Gloster now says he will likely not visit Virginia Tech for the spring game, but may visit there on Friday. Instead, he is considering unofficial visits to UNC and N.C. State this weekend. He had