Despite Top Offers, Terrell Remains Grounded

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Duke, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, N.C. State, Pitt, Rutgers, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas Tech, UCLA, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia have extended official offers, but Osbourn Park (Manassas, VA) quarterback/athlete Dominique Terrell continues to take the recruiting process in stride.

“It’s fun to me, with all the coaches trying to talk to me,” said the 5-10, 165-pound junior standout. “I grew up watching my brother go through this, not knowing that I would one day go through it. Watching him has made it easier.”

Terrell’s parents have also helped throughout the process.

“They tell me to stay humble,” Terrell said. “We’re real close, my family. My mother, father and brother tell me I’ve got to be cool about it. One coach will tell me one thing. Another one will tell me something different. My parents just tell me to keep cool.”

After the fourth or fifth offer, Terrell began to realize that he may become one of the more highly recruited juniors in the state. He is open to any school at this point, saying he isn’t concerned with location or which position he is being recruited to play.

“Where I go is not important,” Terrell said. “And I’ll play where the coaches tell me. I’m open, really, but most scouts are recruiting me as a slot receiver and some as a quarterback. I don’t really care. I just don’t want to go somewhere and there are 10 slot receivers already there.”

Staying in the state is an option.

“Both [FBS] in-state schools are in consideration,” Terrell said. “UVa is recruiting me as a quarterback. They might run some spread, so that might be a good fit. Virginia has also mentioned slot. With Tech, I believe they are recruiting me as a quarterback or slot receiver. They run a pro-style offense, so I might have a shot at playing quarterback in the league.”

So far, Terrell has