VT-Bound Reynolds Shines At Top Camps

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Mook Reynolds felt national recruiting analysts and even college coaches had “slept on” his talents. The Northern Guilford (Greensboro, N.C.) rising senior cornerback did well to dispel any doubts about his abilities last weekend, when he competed the Nike Football Training Camp in Charlotte on Saturday and a Rivals Camp Series event on Sunday.

Reynolds shown here with VT coaches Foster and Gray (photo courtesy of Reynolds)
Reynolds shown here with VT coaches Foster and Gray (photo courtesy of Reynolds)

“I felt like I performed very well,” Reynolds said, discussing his day at the NFTC. “I felt like I did enough to get the award for defensive back MVP. I wasn’t disappointed when I didn’t get it, because a teammate of mine in 7-on-7 got it, but I think I showed that I’m a technician and I’m physical. I was mirroring guys, playing up close, playing off, and doing a lot of different things out there.”

ESPN’s Craig Haubert wrote that Reynolds was “arguably the top overall performer in our eyes” at the event.

The 6’0”, 165-pound Reynolds said his “physicality stood out to [the ESPN] guys.”

On Sunday, Reynolds went out and captured the defensive back MVP award that escaped him on Saturday.

“I had another productive day,” he said.

“I feel like some slept on me, but I feel like now people are realizing what I can do.”

A terrific weekend on the gridiron capped off a great week for Reynolds, who celebrated his birthday last Thursday by making a trip to Virginia Tech, the school he verbally committed to on February 8 of this year.

“The visit was great,” Reynolds said. “I got to interact with the team and watch