6-5, 215-pound athlete Marcus Davis , one of the top remaining uncommitted prospects in the state of Virginia, is anxious for the start of his senior season. He does not have to wait too much longer as Ocean Lakes’ (Virginia Beach, VA) season opener is tomorrow, when the Dolphins take on Princess Anne.
“I’m trying to focus on the season,” Davis said. “I want to help us get these early games so maybe it can help us get into the playoffs. After that, I will get back on the recruiting stage.”
Davis has received double-digit Division 1A scholarship offers, but he has not been able to narrow the list of schools. And he is not sure when that will happen.
“I haven’t really gotten to narrow my list, but that will come,” Davis said. “As of now, I’m still wide open.”
Davis is open to any schools that will come in, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a favorite. Virginia Tech has been his favorite since he attended camp there in June. Is this still true?
“Yes, sir,” Davis replied.
“Right now, what is giving them the lead is because a couple of Virginia Beach players I have played against are already committed there. Also, it is not too far away from home and it is a great school to play for.”
Tech and Tennessee stand out as programs that are recruiting the hardest.
“I have gotten a lot of handwritten letters from coach Beamer telling me different things, keeping me up to date,” Davis said. “Coach Newsome sends me postcards. With Tennessee, coach Slade has also been sending me handwritten letters, telling me how they are doing. He tells me I would fit in well in their offense.
“Tennessee is recruiting me as a split end. With Virginia Tech, there is nothing specific but they told me they would get me the ball. I really like that.”
Davis has not set any official visits, but he does have one unofficial visit on the horizon.
“Me and my sister are going to drive down to see Florida’s season opener,” Davis said. “I don’t...
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