Brookville (Lynchburg, VA) senior offensive lineman Devin Bolling will now focus solely on helping his team capture a state championship, but there has been some activity on the recruiting front. The 6-5, 270-pound prospect made an official visit to Boston College last weekend. He discusses that experience and the possibility of an offer from Virginia Tech.
Last Thursday, Bolling joined teammates Logan Thomas and Zack McCray in Blacksburg for Virginia Tech’s home football game against Maryland. As a result of conversations he had with some Tech coaches that night, he feels a scholarship offer could be on the way.
“I came down on Thursday with Logan,” Bolling said. “Coach Newsome told me he loves my feet. He said I have real quick feet. I gave Coach Stinespring the tape he and Coach Newsome requested and I’m waiting to hear back from them. I feel it. I believe they will offer me pretty soon.”
Bolling would be excited to see Virginia Tech come through with an offer, but he also said he would not immediately jump at the opportunity.
“I would wait and take another visit, so I could compare it to other visits,” said Bolling.
The official visit to Boston College seems to have gone well. It was Bolling’s first official visit…he is allowed five official visits but may not make all five.
“I think I feel comfortable there,” Bolling said of Boston College. “Once I got there, I had one dude who had already committed and two other freshmen hosts show me around. Once I got there, I felt a bond. I felt like I was back home with some of my players. Boston College is a place I’m considering and I do like them.”
Bolling also had a good feeling about the Boston College coaching staff.
“From what I’ve seen, I do like the coaches,” Bolling said. “The players love [Jeff Jagodzinski]. He is a nice guy. He pulled me aside and I talked to him in his office. He is real straightforward. He tells you straight up. He said he is not the type to call and pressure you everyday. If I want...
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