Three new offers for McSorley

Three new offers for McSorley

Trace McSorley helped lead Ashburn (Va.) Briar Woods to a state championship last season. Now, several college coaching staffs are beginning to pursue him.

After a huge junior season, Trace McSorley's recruitment is gaining momentum.

"My latest offer was Virginia Tech," said McSorley. "North Carolina and UNC-Charlotte also offered right before Virginia Tech. It felt good to get those offers."

"I went to North Carolina's junior day and they seemed to like me," he said. "I was hoping to get an offer while I was down there, but they offered me a few weeks later. Then (Virginia) Tech came along and that's a school that my family has always followed. In between, UNC-Charlotte offered. It's a new school, so they are trying to get the ball rolling and start the program at a high level."

Along with those schools, McSorley had previous offers from Boston College and UMass. He is also attracting a significant amount of interest from Rutgers, Wake Forest, and Maryland. McSorley said he felt like Maryland or Wake Forest could be the next to offer.

The trip to North Carolina is the only trip he has made this year and he came away impressed.

"I liked it a lot," said the 6-foot-1, 180-pound McSorley. "The coaches are all young and seem real excited about the program. They all seem to really care about the program and they are pushing it in the right way. Their offense is high-tempo and they have a fast and physical defense. Then their facilities and campus in general was amazing."

Next up will be a trip to Maryland for a junior day. He also said he would like to go to spring practices at Boston College, North Carolina, and Virginia Tech.

McSorley is a great athlete and most schools have told him he could play quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback, or safety in college.

"Quarterback has always been my No. 1 position, but I'm really open to playing wherever the coach at the school thinks I can get on the field the fastest and make the biggest impact," he said.

The Briar Woods' star plans to trim his list of schools in the near future.

"I'll probably narrow it down sometime this spring," he said. "I want the schools to be sold on me 100 percent and not have any questions about what I can do. I also would like the schools to give me a chance at quarterback – that might factor in a little bit. And then Academics is going to be a real big thing, as well as the campus setting and the coaches."

McSorley then went on to say that he would like to make his college decision before the start of his senior season.

Last season, he threw for 2,500 yards and 33 touchdowns. He also ran for 745 yards and 9 touchdowns.

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