Canon Boone Receives Offer From Virginia Tech

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Canon Boone
Offensive Line, Class of 2021
Dickinson High School, Dickinson, TX
6-4, 260

Just one month ago, Dickinson (TX) 2021 offensive lineman Canon Boone was simply hopeful of receiving a college scholarship offer. He now has four, which has him anxiously waiting to see which options will present themselves next.

Virginia Tech and Nevada most recently made Boone an offer, joining Texas-San Antonio and Dartmouth, as his recruitment continues to gain momentum. Since the beginning of the year, Boone has yet to take a visit, though that will change this weekend. Instead, Boone said he’s focused on his offseason work.

“I’m probably just getting in the weight room a lot more,” he said. “A weakness of mine has probably been strength, so I’m working on that. I play basketball now, too, so that’s helping me work on my quickness. “

The Hokies offered Boone last Thursday. At first, it more caught him off-guard than anything.

“It really was a surprise,” Boone said. “I hadn’t talked to them in a little while. It doesn’t really change much, though, where they are. I don’t mind going away from home. I’ve never really had a problem with that.”

In the time since, Boone said he’s weighed the meaning of Virginia Tech’s offer. Still, Boone said he hasn’t had time to delve into the specifics with what the Hokies could offer him.

“That was really cool, my first super, big-time offer,” he said. “It was awesome really, to have the opportunity to go there. I haven’t really done research on it yet, though.”

The primary contact for Boone so far has been Beau Davidson, a member of Virginia Tech’s recruiting staff who is a native Texan. Their communication, however, has still been brief.

“I talked to him a little while ago and I don’t remember a lot,” Boone said. “But he called my coach and told him about the offer. My coach informed me I had the offer.”

In the meantime, Boone said he’s planning on checking out some options closer to home. On Sunday, he’ll visit Houston for a junior day, and next month he plans to do the same at UTSA. Boone said he’s looking into getting to

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