After a turbulent junior season which saw Darious Latimore only play four games because of a broken tibia, things have certainly picked up for the Central Gwinnett cornerback.
"It feels great," said Latimore, after he received his second offer from Virginia. "Feels great knowing that my name is out there - just trying to stay strong and stay humble."
The three sport athlete says he is back to full health, and curretnly holds an offer from Tennessee - with Vanderbilt and Georgia State also showing interest recently.
FOX Sports Next's National Recruiting Analyst Chad Simmons describes Latimore as a "solid player with good length. (But) He has to get bigger and stronger to be successful at the line of scrimmage."
Latimore's potential grabbing the attention of schools including UVa. He admits, he does not know a lot about the Cavaliers at the moment, but he liked meeting and talking with assistant Vincent Brown.
"Talked to him on the phone," he recounted. "He told me he was looking for a corner like me, but I just need to continue to be strong in school and everything."
The Cavs do have some competition from the SEC. Latimore says he has maintained very good contact with the Vols since they extended his first offer.
"I stay in touch on facebook and everything just to see how things are going. They check up with me and my grades."
"I just love that they welcome you to a family," he added. "They are all competitors over there. They are not afraid to play man and get into the wide receiver's face."
Latimore, however, is open right now to all new offers and schools. He is just looking for the right fit.
"They all welcome you in and make me feel at home, thats really what I am looking for in the school," he said of the perfect program. "How I feel; how I feel in the atmosphere; if I feel at home, that all matters. And how are they academically; how it can help me and my family more than just football."
Latimore is planning to make a lot of visits this summer. He currently has Vanderbilt and Tennessee's camps in mind, but is working out his summer schedule to fit in more visits.
Latimore Adds ACC Offer with UVa
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