Truitt on Verge of More Offers

St. John's College High (Washington, D.C.) class of 2014 cornerback Omar Truitt holds a pair of offers, and is set to visit Penn State this weekend where he could add a third. He is also talking to plenty of other schools and he spoke with FOXSportsNEXT about his recruitment.

St. John's College (Washington, D.C.) class of 2014 cornerback Omar Truitt has been sitting on two offers since June, but that could change as early as Saturday.

The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Truitt is attending Penn State's game against Navy, and he believes the Nittany Lions could offer.

"They really want me to come up to a game and they told me in August they were going to offer," Truitt said. "I called them back and said they would have a meeting and talking about the class of 2014 and what they're going to do with offering guys. I think I could get one when I go there."

Truitt already holds offers from Syracuse and Richmond, and he is hearing from a number of other programs, including North Carolina State, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Rutgers, Georgia Tech, Connecticut, Michigan State and Virginia Tech.

However, he is anxious to watch a game at Penn State, where he camped in June, and the staff is staying in contact with him. Truitt said he speaks with assistants Larry Johnson and John Butler as well as coach Bill O'Brien.

"It's fans going crazy, 108,000 fans cheering on Penn State," he said. "I can't wait to experience that. I love it. Coach Johnson is great, coach Butler keeps real and coach O'Brien goes about his business."

Penn State also fits the academic profile Truitt is looking for in a school.

"Great alumni connections," he said. "I want to (major in) Pharmacy or accounting …Penn State has one of the best petroleum engineering programs. It's hard but there's a lot of money there."

Truitt added the recent NCAA sanctions against the Nittany Lions are not deterrents to him considering the school.

"This is a perfect opportunity," he said. "I can come in and help Penn State get back to where they were and be one of leaders to get them back."

However, the Nittany Lions aren't the only ones recruiting Truitt.

When coaches were able to contact juniors on Sept. 1, Cincinnati, Boston College, Rutgers, Penn State and Michigan State were all quick to hit him on Facebook. He is also getting tons of mail.

"Wow, it's been crazy," Truitt said. "My mailbox is overflowing from letters. Both the school and my mailbox from home are filled. I love it."

Truitt is also getting plenty of interest from Virginia Tech, where he visited over the summer. "(Assistant) coach Sherman took me around the campus," Truitt said. "He's a good recruiting coach. He knows how to relate. He's a funny guy and he looks after you. He said he's always going to check up and make sure you're going to study hall, and if you're not he's going to be (on you) about it."

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