Homer Concludes Busy Summer With Offer

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Christchurch (VA) rising junior Win Homer has earned another offer. The 6-5, 230-pound offensive tackle prospect concluded a six-school camp circuit with good news, scoring an offer from Virginia Tech following its one-day camp on July 10.

Accompanied by his father, Ed, Win arrived in Blacksburg a day before just to drive around the campus and get a feel for Virginia Tech.

“I had never been there before. I didn’t have any expectation,” Homer said. “I didn’t know what it was going to look like. All the schools I’ve been to are distinct. Boston College is distinct right next to the city. UVa is distinct with Thomas Jefferson and all the things he designed. The front of Virginia Tech’s stadium looked really cool. Just by driving around, I saw the beauty of the buildings. I liked it a lot.”

Homer was pleased with the performance he gave in front of the Tech coaching staff.

“I felt really good. It helped that I had been able to go through the same experience at other schools before,” said Homer, who attended camps at Boston College, Maryland (team camp), North Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia and Virginia Tech. “One thing I felt I really improved from camp to camp is my pass-blocking technique because that’s what I needed the most work on. A whole slew of amazing coaches have worked with me on improving it. The fundamentals are the same, but the more practice I get the better I get.”

At the end of Tech’s camp, the Christchurch standout met with primary recruiter Jim Cavanaugh and then met with head coach Frank Beamer. Coach Beamer offered Homer, who also has offers from Boston College and UVa. He has visited all three schools this year.

“All have been amazing, but all have been amazing in their own way,” Homer said. “Every visit to every school, different things have made it special. My experience at Virginia Tech was huge because the Virginia Tech name is so big. The level of football they play is so great. It was my last camp of the summer