Deep Run (Glen Allen, VA) first-team all-district offensive tackle Conner Davis has always indicated a preference to commit before the beginning of his senior year, but he has also said he would only do so if he has zero doubts. The 6-5, 270-pound rising senior now seems more confident that a decision will indeed come sooner rather than later.
“Favorites are emerging and I can definitely see myself committing this summer. I don’t want to wait it out,” said Davis, who is considering written scholarship offers from Boston College, Duke, Maryland, Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
Davis remains open to new offers, but for now several ACC programs have jumped to the forefront.
“I think it is pretty obvious that Virginia and Virginia Tech are up there,” Davis said. “Boston College is high, too, but Clemson could be up there if they offer.”
Davis discussed the out-of-state programs high on his list, including Clemson, which has shown serious interest but has yet to offer.
“Clemson is a school I’ve always had a little interest in,” Davis said. “I’m going down there this summer. They said they approved of everything, but I need to go down if I want to get an offer. The position coach needs to see me to make sure I am what he wants out of an offensive lineman physically.
“I’ve never followed Clemson too much, but when my sister was applying for schools they were a top school for her. She told me a lot about it. Clemson is a big college football town there in Death Valley. It seems all really appealing. They have great academics too, so they have everything.”
Of Boston College, Davis said, “I’ve been up there twice. It’s O-line U. They have great football and academics also. I’ve talked to Coach [Mike] Siravo a lot.”
Davis has visited Virginia and Virginia Tech on numerous occasions and has been impressed with both programs. He plans to return to UVa for its junior day on June 13th and added that he...
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