In one week and one day’s time, Good Counsel (Olney, MD) defensive end prospect Darius Fullwood will announce his college decision. The 6’4”, 235-pound rising senior, fresh off a trip to Ohio State, has no college visits remaining from now until his planned announcement. The June 28 announcement is expected to take place between 5 and 6 pm at Darius’ house, in front of friends and family.
Fullwood lists “Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Duke, Maryland, Kentucky and Rutgers” as the schools he is considering. Ohio State, though, may not have a spot available at this point.
“Ohio State was a good visit,” Fullwood said. “They said they’d let me know on Sunday where I stand. They are evaluating me and a few others. They took a commitment from another defensive end and now they only have one more spot. They are going to let me and the other defensive ends they are considering know where we stand on Sunday.”
Asked if he was leaning in any one particular direction, Fullwood said: “Not yet. I think I will be thinking about it every day. I’m going to talk with my family. It’s a really hard decision. A lot of these schools have been recruiting me for a long time.”
Last Saturday, Fullwood made a trip to Virginia Tech. He has visited Blacksburg a few times before but wanted to make a return trip with his father.
“I wanted my dad to go down there. I did the same thing with my mom a few weeks ago,” Fullwood said. “This time I stayed with the players. I stayed with Kendall (Fuller) and Melvin (Keihn) and I got to see more of the campus.”
Fullwood discussed what he likes about Virginia Tech and what Coach Frank Beamer’s message is to him.
“I like that they are a defensive-minded...
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