Virginia Tech One Of Two Schools Resonating With Gavin Blackwell

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Gavin Blackwell visited Virginia Tech in June. (Photo courtesy of @Gavo2times_)

Gavin Blackwell
Wide Receiver, Class of 2021
Sun Valley High School, Monroe, NC
5-11, 170

Now that his sophomore season has begun, the focus for Sun Valley (NC) 2020 wide receiver Gavin Blackwell is on the task at hand. Recruiting is still in his peripheral, especially a few schools in particular.           

Blackwell had to cancel a few visits this summer, but the one he did take especially stuck with him. While he’s been asked by those around him about that school, Blackwell insists that he’s nowhere near ready to make a decision.           

Blackwell has seven offers, most recently from Vanderbilt, West Virginia and North Carolina. Virginia Tech, which offered in May, however, could have a slight upper-hand.           

“I pay attention to the coaches a lot, see how they talk to me, see if they’re really interested in me,” Blackwell said. “I really want to visit a school before I consider or think about them. See if I can feel like I’m home, if I see myself at that