He’s lined up in multiple formations that have spanned wide receiver, flex and the prototypical tight end spot. No matter where he lines up, Larry Hodges getting the ball in his hands.
Hodges, a rising junior at Jesuit High School in Tampa, Fla., isn’t too concerned with the position he’s labeled with. Seven offers have come in so far, from Virginia Tech, Louisville, Miami, South Florida, Kentucky, Samford and Indiana. All but the latter have offered as a tight end.
Hodges, Rivals.com’s No. 31 athlete and No. 41 player in Florida for the 2019 class, also took in a few visits over the summer. And while he’s not hurrying his recruitment along, he has a few visits in mind this fall, with an idea of a list trim.
“I look at the education first, like what I want to do,” Hodges said. “If they have a few good programs. Then I look at the past year for my position, like if they’re going to play me. I’m not really a pass-blocker. I want to see if they’re going to throw me the ball and line me up outside. Then, how the coaches treat me when I go up there and how my mom likes it.”
This summer, Hodges visited Miami and nearby USF and also attended a camp in Jacksonville co-hosted by Virginia Tech. While it wasn’t quite Blacksburg, it...
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