Dinwiddie’s Marshall Impressed with Tech

June 20th turned out to be a terrific day for Dinwiddie (VA) rising junior defensive lineman Corey Marshall . On that Saturday, the 6-2, 260-pound prospect impressed at University of Virginia head coach Al Groh’s one-day lineman camp and left Charlottesville with a verbal scholarship offer. On the ride home, he learned that Virginia Tech had offered as well.

“Coming back from the UVa camp, Virginia Tech had called my coach and told him I had a full scholarship offer,” Marshall said. “That was the same day UVa offered. I had two in-state schools offer on the same day.”

Marshall, who had been offered by JMU prior to the 20th, recalled receiving the UVa offer.

“Coach Groh pulled me to the side as the camp was finishing up. He personally told me I’ll have an offer when they can legally send it to me,” said Marshall, who can receive official scholarship offers at the beginning of his junior year. “He is a serious man, but he is consistent with going after character guys. I got the sense he was very interested in me.”