Harrison Saint Germain
Tight End, Class of 2022
Westfield High School, Chantilly, VA
It’s not quite the secret to his success, but there’s one ‘hidden talent’ that surely has contributed to the success of Westfield (Va.) 2022 three-star tight end Harrison Saint Germain.
Saint Germain, who last week committed to attend and play football at Virginia Tech, has taken up the hobby of juggling. He currently juggles tennis balls, which he credits with helping his physical and mental abilities on the football field.
“I pretty much just saw someone do it and I was like, ‘that’s pretty cool,’” Saint Germain said. “So, I looked up a YouTube video and I learned in about five minutes. It’s just really helped with hand-eye coordination.”
Saint Germain said he’s ready to show how that juggling and ability to quickly pick up a skill will translate at the college level. The Hokies have told him they’d like to use him not only as a tight end, but also as an H-back in their offense.
“With COVID and everything, there’s a lot of teams that aren’t taking as many commits,” Saint Germain said. “So, finding a place that values the tight end was a really big factor for me.
Saint Germain said he chose the Hokies out of nine total offers, which also included Wake Forest, Old Dominion, Air Force, UMASS, Pennsylvania, Yale, Columbia and Campbell. And while he’s yet to see Virginia Tech in-person, there were many other positives he learned that helped his decision.
“Being a kid from northern Virginia, you kind of only hear about Virginia Tech and what the atmosphere is like, the food and where it is, Blacksburg,” Saint Germain said. “Everybody loves Blacksburg, and there’s a bunch of kids, a bunch...
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