Accompanied by his parents, Marietta (GA) junior quarterback Anthony Jennings headed north one week ago for a pair of college tours. Virginia Tech was up first.
“It was a great experience,” the 6’2″, 205-pound signal caller said of his time in Blacksburg. “I got to meet the players, interact with the coaches, and see how the quarterback coach coaches. It had all the things you look for. I feel like it’s a great place.”
Tech head coach Frank Beamer “said I’m a great player and he would love to have me on the team,” Jennings said.
Player-wise, Jennings spent most of his time with Tech’s quarterbacks, including starter Logan Thomas.
“I talked to Logan Thomas and all the quarterbacks,” Jennings said. “They talked to me about how the quarterbacks coach teaches you. They were saying how much they like him.”
In addition to learning more about the football program, the standout student athlete also learned about the academic side of Virginia Tech.
“They have a lot of resources for you to get your work done,” Jennings said.
Jennings left Blacksburg with positive things to say about Virginia Tech’s school and football program. Overall, though, how good of a fit does the promising junior feel Tech would be for him?
“It fits me well,” Jennings answered. “Any school that has great coaches and great players and a great program is a good place to be. It will prepare you for the next level.”
Following a trip to Morgantown to explore West Virginia University, Jennings headed home to Marietta. He has now seen the following schools in person: Alabama (no offer), Georgia (no offer), Georgia Tech (no offer), Mississippi State, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and West Virginia. Jennings has yet to narrow the field of 15 scholarship offers,...
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