Massie Plans to Make Another Official Visit

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6-7, 325-pound recruit Bobby Massie verbally committed to Virginia Tech shortly after his official visit to Tech in late September. Liberty Christian Academy’s (Lynchburg, VA) star offensive tackle/defensive tackle remains committed to the Hokies but now says he may make at least one more official visit.

“I’m still committed to Virginia Tech,” Massie said. “I might take one more visit. I’m scheduled to go down to Georgia. Georgia was a school I said I’d look at from day one. I’m supposed to go down there the first weekend in December.”

Georgia was one of the first programs to offer Massie, who has attended football camp in Athens. He further discussed why he is giving the Bulldogs program a deeper look.

“Georgia has always been one of my favorite teams,” Massie said. “I camped there. I just feel that it is in my best interest to take a trip to Georgia, to make sure of my decision to go to Virginia Tech. I talked to a former coach of mine and he said I should take the trip just to make sure.”

This past Saturday, Massie was back in Blacksburg to see Tech take on Miami. What did he think of the experience?

“The atmosphere was good, as usual,” Massie said. “The game was just like a normal game where they blew the team out. The offense put up points and the defense kept points off the scoreboard.”

Massie, who has impressed Virginia Tech’s coaches with his ability on offense and defense, believes the Tech staff is projecting him initially as an offensive lineman. He has noticed the job Tech Offensive Line Coach Curt Newsome has done this year and was complimentary of how Virginia Tech’s offensive line has progressed.

“Coach Newsome is a good coach,” Massie said. “The offensive line has done good so far this season. He has done a good job with them.”

With his senior season completed, Massie will now turn his attention to the classroom. Though prep school seems to be a likely option, the big-time senior still holds out hope that he could fully qualify with a strong finish this year.

“I’m going to focus on academics,” Massie said. “I’m doing good so far and there is still a chance I can qualify. I’ve also been

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