Tigers Looking North Again

Andre Pope is a 5-foot-11, 206 pound athlete out of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, Maryland. Pope played defensive back and running back as a junior and recorded 31 solo tackles, 6 interceptions, and 3 forced fumbles.

DB Andre Pope
5-11, 206, 4.45
Fort Hill High School
Cumberland, Maryland

At running back, Pope put up these stats...98 carries for 1,128 yards with 15 touchdowns in only eight and a half games due to a severe ankle injury. Pope is a very strong athlete. He benches 370 lbs., squats 375 lbs., while claiming to run a 4.45 forty.

Who were the first schools to offer Pope?

"Clemson, North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Penn State have offered," says Pope.

What other schools are recruiting Pope at this point?

"Maryland, Georgia, Pittsburgh, West Virginia, Syracuse, Nebraska, Auburn, Michigan, and more."

What camps has Pope attended this summer?

"I've been to two camps so far. My first camp was North Carolina. Then, I attended camp at Georgia a few weeks ago. I am being recruited at both positions. Georgia knew me as a running back when they invited me to camp, but when I got there, they moved me to DB and that is what they are recruiting me as now." Who sits atop Pope's list?

"My top schools are Clemson, Georgia, Virginia Tech, Maryland, Penn State, and North Carolina."

Is Pope's commitment on the horizon?

"No sir, I plan to take all five official visits. I am in no hurry to make my decision. I am looking for the best fit for me. Things I am looking for in the schools I visit are: coaching stability, early playing time, and just feeling comfortable. I am willing to go anywhere. Distance will not factor into my decision."

Andre is up to speed academically and set to qualify. We will continue to keep you updated on Andre Pope, right up through signing day.

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