An In-State Battle for Mosley

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Corey Mosley certainly is the subject of an in-state recruiting battle between Virginia and Virginia Tech. Both staffs are working the 5-9, 192-pound prospect hard and he plans to give both schools a hard look. In fact, the Henrico High School (VA) star has set official visits to both programs.

“I talked to Coach Cavanaugh and I’ve already set up an official visit to Virginia Tech for the first weekend in December,” Mosley said. “I also plan on getting up there for a game. I know I’m going to UVa’s game versus Miami on November 18th. I’m taking an official visit there for the weekend after the Virginia Tech official visit. I’m trying to get around to Tennessee. They have invited me to the October 21st game against Alabama and I want to go. I’d love to get a chance to check them out.

“Once I get around to visiting every school, I think my decision will be more clear. I’m very fond of Virginia and Virginia Tech. Those two are at the top right now.”

Tennessee, Virginia and Virginia Tech have officially offered, and Penn State has recently been picking up its interest. The PSU staff has been mailing handwritten letters and indicating that they will be in further contact soon.

Of the programs that have offered, UVa is the school that Mosley has visited the most…by far. He has attended several games this year and visited for preseason practice. He was in attendance for this past weekend’s game against Maryland.

“Me, Brandon [Spurlock] and our quarterback, J.C. Poma, were there,” Mosley said. “It was a tough loss, but there were some bright spots for them. Me and Coach [Mike] Groh were talking about that after the game.”

In previous interviews, Mosley had stated that UVa was his leader. Things certainly seem closer right now, although the Cavs do seem to still have the edge.

“For me, I think I’d have the better opportunity at Virginia because Tech has a lot of commits and a lot of players returning…especially at that running back spot,” Mosley said. Virginia Tech is recruiting him more for offense, while UVa is looking more for defense. He is listed as an athlete because of his ability on both sides of the ball.

“So, there may be more opportunity for me to play early at Virginia than Virginia Tech. I’m not saying it would be better to go to UVa over Virginia Tech. It’s tough. I’m still waiting to see what will help me make my decision. I think that, after my

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