Andru Phillips had a day to remember yesterday as the three-star cornerback visited Virginia Tech for their third Junior Day of 2019
and received a scholarship offer directly from Justin Fuente.
"I was so happy I just hugged coach Fuente and said thank you. I’ve been wanting this offer for so long," Phillips said about his reaction to receiving a Virginia Tech offer.
This came as part of an extended conversation with head coach Justin Fuente that went quite well.
"It was great. Overall, we had a good long talk and really got to know each other a lot more. I can tell he is a very honest man and he means what he says," Phillips said.
While the offer was the high point of Phillips' time in Blacksburg, his visit as a whole went quite well.
"It was great, they showed us the facilities and what they’re about to do with them. The future looks real bright for the program," Phillips said.
During his visit, Andru Phillips was able to tour both the athletic facilities and Virginia Tech's campus in addition to spending lots of time with the coaching staff. In addition to his offer, the Hokies' coaching staff's interest in him stood out to Phillips.
"How much love the coaches were showing. Almost every coach came up to me and told me how much they love how I play," Phillips said about what stood out to him.
Andru Phillips in the Recruiting Rankings
In the state of South Carolina, Phillips is ranked as the 12th best recruit by
and 15th best by Rivals
. Among cornerbacks, Phillips is ranked 43rd best by 247 Sports.
Andru Phillips' Offer List (According to 247 Sports)
- ACC: Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
- Big 12: West Virginia
- SEC: Kentucky
- AAC: East Carolina
- MAC: Kent State
- Sun Belt: Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern
Photo Credit: Harley Taylor
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