QB Kanoff Not Limiting Options

North Hollywood (Calif.) Harvard-Westlake quarterback Chad Kanoff talks about his SEC offer, what he's looking for in a school, and more.

North Hollywood (Calif.) Harvard-Westlake's football team is coming off a 5-5 season, but quarterback Chad Kanoff is confident in his team's off-season workout program.

"We have a new coaching staff and we're entirely changing our defense. We're also adjusting our passing game a little bit," said Kanoff.

The 6'4" quarterback, who threw for over 2,600 yards last season and finished first in his league in passing, also has a few personal things he's working on improving.

"I've been working a lot on my footwork and my mechanics a good amount, just trying to use my legs more when I throw," said Kanoff.

Kanoff currently holds an offer from the SEC.

"It was awesome when Vanderbilt offered me. It was like a dream come true. It's a program I'm looking at, of course; it's in the SEC and a cool school," he said.

Though he may not have any other offers quite yet, Kanoff is maintaining contact with a few other programs and is keeping himself open to any possibility.

"I'm talking a lot with Northwestern and Wake Forest right now. I'm interested in whoever's interested in me, really. I'm not limiting my options at all," he said.

What are some of his best qualities that Kanoff believes he can bring to a team?

"I'm good at setting protections and reading the defense. I'm also good at running around when a play is dead and not getting sacked. Those are probably my biggest strengths," he said.

Though the majority of programs he's been in contact with are known for having strong academics (Kanoff currently has a 4.0 GPA), he emphasizes that football and education "are both important," as he's looking for a good football program, as well.

"Coaching staff is important, as well as the football team. I also am looking to see if it's a cool school and people really enjoy going there," said Kanoff.

Aside from continuing to train both with his team and at B2G Instinct Training Camps, Kanoff has a few travel plans in the next few months.

"I might be going to Vanderbilt's Junior Day, and if I don't go to that, I'll still go visit them. I also think I'm going to go see Yale and Harvard," he said.

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