Reamon: ECU Near Top of List

Quarterback Tommy Reamon, Jr. of Gloucester, VA, has picked up several offers recently. The Pirates appear to still be a player for the athletic signal-caller.

Quarterback Tommy Reamon, Jr. of Gloucester, VA, has picked up several offers recently. The Pirates appear to still be a player for the athletic signal-caller.

At 6-1, 195-pounds, Reamon is one of the top quarterbacks in Virginia's Class of 2008. He now holds scholarship offers from East Carolina, North Carolina, Boston College, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech and Missouri.

"Getting those offers has been pretty exciting," said Reamon. "I've camped at ECU, UNC and Boston College so far, and I've had a pretty good time at all of them. It's been good to see the schools and the campuses, but I've really liked getting all the personal attention from the coaches at those schools. They've helped me out a lot. I'm going to be spending the next four or five years of my life somewhere, so I need to see as much of the schools as I can."

Apparently East Carolina has several things going for them.

"ECU is definitely one of my top schools," he said. "I loved the coaches and I was real excited after talking to them when I was up there. For one, I thought the campus was really nice. I really enjoyed the whole tour. I also felt like I communicated with the coaches really well. I felt like I could ask them anything. If I didn't understand something I felt comfortable saying something about it, and they were real nice. There was a high comfort level. I think I'd fit in well there."

Gloucester runs a versatile offense capable of spreading the field against questionable secondaries, but also able to line up and run the ball between the tackles. He sees a lot of similarity with East Carolina.

"One of the things I've noticed with ECU is that they run out of multiple formations," he said. "They want to be able to do a lot of things on offense. I feel like they're going to do a lot of the things that we like to do. I think I'd be a good fit in that type of offense."

Reamon is not sure if he will take all of his official visits but did not seem to be in a hurry to make a decision. What will he be looking for most in a school?

"I'm definitely going to look at the quality of the program and the tradition. Then I'll look at the coaching staff and see how well I'm communicating with them. Do I get along with them well? Of course I'm going to look at the depth chart, too. I don't want to go to a school that already has five or six quarterbacks on scholarship. That will be a factor too."


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