After missing much of his junior season due to a broken hand, King’s Fork (Suffolk, VA) wide receiver/defensive back Davon Grayson has taken to the road this spring with the goal of showing college coaches just what he can do. The 6’3″, 190-pound rising senior has gotten a positive response, earning offers from East Carolina, Furman, JMU, ODU and VMI.
“I know where I could’ve been if I didn’t get hurt,” Grayson said. “I want everyone to know I have talent. I’m competing really hard and running good. Once I’m in drills, I show I’m a good athlete. Then once we’re in one-on-ones, that’s where my confidence comes out. I know no one can guard me. I know I can play. I’m tuned into what I’m trying to do. I work hard, my grades are good, and I think a coach can pick up on that.”
So far, Grayson has participated in camps at East Carolina, James Madison, N.C. State and UVa. Maryland, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest are on the schedule in the coming weeks.
Grayson felt he performed well at Virginia’s one-day camp on June 10, but as of now he hasn’t heard anything new from the Cavaliers staff.
“They are supposed to be contacting me again sometime soon,” Grayson said. “They are still keeping in touch, but I believed they have offered a lot of guys at my position. They are definitely still keeping in touch.”
Virginia Tech’s interest appears to be increasing.
“This offseason, I’ve heard more from Virginia Tech than Virginia. The opposite was true during the school year,” said Grayson, whose classmate and teammate, Charles Clark Jr., has already accepted a football scholarship with the Hokies. “Since I’ve been going to camps, Virginia Tech has kind of pushed up their interest. They are telling my coach...
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