Not many 15-year-old kids know what it’s like to be recruited by big-time football programs, but Doug Nester is one of them.
“It’s just so unreal, that I’m being recruited as a 15-year-old,” Nester said. “It’s just crazy to me that these schools are looking at me this early.”
Nester, a rising sophomore and offensive tackle at Spring Valley High School in Huntington, WV., camped at Virginia Tech on July 17, which was his second visit to Virginia Tech. The Hokies offered him a scholarship after the camp ended.
— Doug Nester (@Freshie74) July 17, 2016
“It went very well, it was a very well run camp,” Nester said.
Though Nester didn’t really have time to visit the campus, he did visit last fall.
“I just loved the campus, and how it was set up and everything,” Nester said. “They were upgrading it while I was there and when I got back there, you could see it was very well done. It was great work.”
Nester said that his interactions with Head Coach Justin Fuente and Offensive Line Coach Vance Vice have been positive, yet limited so far. The biggest thing about Fuente that stands out to Nester is his calm demeanor.
“He’s just a very humble guy,” Nester said. “He’s a great coach and a good speaker.”
Nester stands at 6-foot-4 and 280-pounds right now and is playing at left tackle on his team. Nester said that while he feels comfortable...
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