Athlete, Class of 2020
Mauldin High School, Mauldin, SC
The past few weeks, as well as the weeks to come, are for Mauldin (SC) 2020 three-star defensive back Andru Phillips to get a feel for a few schools he’s drawn to. Three visits are complete, and three are still upcoming.
Phillips, Rivals.com’s No. 15 player in South Carolina for 2020, has a few schools in mind that will make the next cut in his recruitment. Though he’s not there yet, he’ll likely have a commitment that closely follows suit. Phillips claims offers from Virginia Tech, Kentucky, West Virginia, Wake Forest, Appalachian State, Georgia Southern, Kent State, Coastal Carolina and East Carolina.
“The main thing I look for is academics, how good the graduation rate is and all that,” Phillips said. “That’s important because football doesn’t last forever. Then, it’s having that home feel. I don’t want to go somewhere I’m not comfortable. If I get love from the fans, the coaches, everyone on the team. I want just a good atmosphere. I just look for the best family feel.”
On Saturday, Phillips took part in Virginia Tech’s latest junior day. The visit marked his first trip to Blacksburg.
“I got to see their facilities,” Phillips said. “They showed...
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