Will Mitchell Make More Visits?

Cedar Creek Regional High (Egg Harbor City, N.J.) quarterback and Georgia Tech commit Damon Mitchell visited the Atlanta campus over the weekend. Prior the visit, he had several others set up for later this month. However, does he still plan on taking those visits? He gave FOXSportsNEXT an answer.

Prior to Cedar Creek Regional High (Egg Harbor City, N.J.) quarterback Damon Mitchell's weekend visit to Georgia Tech, he was set to make visits to Boston College and Rutgers in the following two weeks, and possibly Arkansas on Feb. 1.

However, after the Yellowjackets commit spent a few days on campus, and after he recruited fellow New Jersey standout Ricky Jeune to Georgia Tech, the thought on making additional visits is clouded.

"I'm not sure," Mitchell said about making additional visits.

Georgia Tech was up front in telling Mitchell it didn't want him to continue to make visits, and it is something he wants to talk over with his coach, Tim Watson.

However, as of the evening, Watson and Mitchell did not talk about the official visit to Georgia Tech, and what the next move will be.

"That's one of the big things we have to talk about," Watson said. :I know he's scheduled to go to Boston College and Rutgers, and I know Arkansas is trying to get him to come out there."

Mitchell made the official visit to Georgia Tech with his mom.

"I know she liked Georgia Tech," Watson said. "I talked to her when he was in with the coaches, and she enjoyed it. But I know she wanted to see Rutgers, too.

"I know Georgia Tech is not big on (Mitchell making more visits). I know they'd rather him not, so we'll see how he feels."

The 6-foot-3, 200-pound Mitchell's recruitment is intriguing in most schools offered him as a safety, but flipped the offer to quarterback during a strong senior season.

Arkansas offered Mitchell last week, and he has familiar with the Razorbacks staff. He made an official visit to Wisconsin in October, but when the staff left, he ruled the Badgers out. Now, with coach Bret Bielma at Arkansas, conversations kicked up again.

"That's going to be an interesting scenario with them because (Wisconsin) liked Duwop as safety," Watson said. "Wisconsin ended up switching (the offer) to quarterback as well, and I think they offered him at quarterbacks now.

"But I don't know what kind of offense they're going to run, what the coaching staff plans on doing with him down there."

Mitchell threw for 2,025 yards and 22 touchdowns and rushed for 1,027 yards and 21 scores as a senior, and the Yellowjackets, who run an option offense, like his dual-threat ability.

"It's really nice there," Mitchell said, "academic-wise and football-wise."


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