During the week, Josh Jefferson makes an hour and a half commute. He drives from his home in Bel Air, M.D. to St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C.
Jefferson, a 3-star offensive lineman in the Class of 2018, is hoping that drive will help him get to the college of his choice next year. And he was back to see one of the schools that is on his wishlist this weekend.
On Saturday, Jefferson made the trek to Blacksburg for Virginia Tech’s loss to Clemson. It was his first gameday experience there and gave him a better perspective of one of his potential options. He also tried to get a better sense of where he stands towards an offer.
“Oh my god, it was crazy,” Jefferson said. “I never saw anything like that in-person in my life. We were eating and we walked to the stadium. I looked to my right, I see Michael Vick. I looked left and saw Deangelo Hall. I was star-struck and it was a great experience, getting to talk to them. The fans were cool, too. People were shaking my hand, saying welcome to Blacksburg. You can tell it’s a good place.”
Jefferson said he talked at length with assistant coaches Holmon Wiggins and Vance Vice. Wiggins has kept in touch the most.
“Coach Wiggins actually has been recruiting me since my junior year,” Jefferson said. “That relationship had kinda faded. It was my fault because I didn’t go to a camp this summer. I didn’t have a ride, but...
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