Coveted class of 2017 defensive end Jordan Williams traveled to Virginia Tech on April 16 to take in a spring practice. While he enjoyed the football aspect of the experience, the Cox (Virginia Beach, VA) standout was there to learn more about Virginia Tech’s academic side.
“I’ve seen everything facility-wise,” Williams wrote in an interview via Twitter direct message. “This visit was more academics with me and the coaches allowed me to sit with their academic people and a professor for what I am looking to major in. They were able to answer all my questions I had about my major, which was huge for us.”
Williams’ desired major is Sports Medicine. Ultimately, he wants to work in the field of physical therapy.
“They match up in some categories with a lot of the other schools recruiting me,” Williams wrote, referring to Virginia Tech’s education. “One thing that stood out to me was their high graduating rate for athletes.”
The 4-star junior is a top target of head coach Justin Fuente.
“He was basically telling me how he loves the kind of kid I am and how big of a piece I am to their development,” Williams wrote, recalling Fuente’s message to him in a conversation on April 16. “He was just telling me how I fit the most of a Virginia Tech student.”
Where does Virginia Tech stand on the 6’5”, 250-pound prospect’s list?
“Very strong, especially after discussing academics with them,” Williams answered. “I already know what I’m going to get with them football-wise.”
On March 17, Williams listed his top nine schools with the caveat...
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