Monacan (Midlothian, VA) junior Connor Wingo-Reeves , a first-team all-Dominion District pick at linebacker this past season, says college coaches are mixed in terms of what position they project him to play.
“I’ve only played linebacker in high school, but some coaches see my frame and how I can move and they see me growing into a defensive end,” said the 6’3″, 225-pound Wingo-Reeves, who has played linebacker for three seasons on the varsity level. “Some coaches like me at linebacker. Some like me as a defensive end. I think they like the fact that they could play me at linebacker or defensive end.”
Whether it’s as a linebacker or a defensive end, Wingo-Reeves has one main goal in mind.
“[Position] doesn’t matter to me,” he said. “All I wanna do is play football.”
Numerous college coaches have come through Monacan during the Evaluation Period, but the Naval Academy is currently the only offer. Others represented at Monacan include Boston College, East Carolina, Hampton, James Madison, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Virginia Tech and William & Mary.
Navy is an option Wingo-Reeves is seriously considering, but for now he plans to wait before making a commitment.
“Navy came by, and I talked to them a good 30 minutes,” Wingo-Reeves said. “That’s definitely a possibility for me. I’d be set up for life with all the connections I’d get from there. It’s also a good football program.”
Virginia and Virginia Tech are two likely camp stops the Chiefs standout plans to make this summer. He has yet to finalize any summer camp plans, though a July one-day in Blacksburg is virtually a certainty.
“I’m still trying to figure it all out,” Wingo-Reeves said. “I’m trying to see...
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