Minnesota Star To Visit VT Thursday

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Minnetonka (MN) defensive back James Farrow has taken visits to two of his four favorite schools. He’ll visit the other two – one of which is Virginia Tech – over the course of the next several days. The 6-0, 175-pound rising senior discusses his plans and where he stands in the decision-making process in this latest update.

“Wednesday morning, I’m going on an unofficial visit to West Virginia,” Farrow said. “I’m going to watch practice, take a campus tour and meet the coaches face to face. I want to get a feel for the coaches and I want them to get a feel for me. I’m going to drive to Blacksburg on Wednesday night. Thursday morning, I’m going to meet with the Virginia Tech coaches and do the same thing I’m going to do at West Virginia.”

On these visits, Farrow said, “The biggest thing is just to get a feel for each place. After each visit, I think I’ll have a gut feeling for if the school could be the place for me. I’m looking forward to checking things out.”

Farrow, who is being recruited to play cornerback by the Hokies, looks forward to seeing a Virginia Tech practice.

“I kind of want to see the way they do things there,” said the standout rising senior. “Each school has a unique way of doing things. I want to see Virginia Tech in action. Coach Gray would be my position coach, so I’ll see if it would be nice to work with him.”

Michigan State and Wisconsin join Virginia Tech and West Virginia at the top of the Minnesota star’s list. Three of the four favorites have officially offered with Wisconsin seemingly on the verge of an offer as well.

“These are the four schools I’m really dedicating my time to,” said Farrow. “I’m sure some other schools are still in the mix, but these are the four schools I’m really thinking about right now.”

Is there a chance Farrow commits this week?

“I really want to return home without committing this week,” Farrow answered. “I don’t want to commit based on an excited feeling. I will make sure I evaluate each school and take my time.

“Obviously, I’d like the opportunity to take all of my official visits and take my time to really check out each school as much as I can, but I