Offer four for QB

Jacksonville Bishop Kenny quarterback John Wolford has been going somewhat unnoticed among recruiting circles and it is a little perplexing. The class of 2014 signal caller threw for 2,973 yards, 36 touchdowns, and just eight interceptions as a junior. He also added 755 yards on the ground with five rushing TD's. The award winner is starting to get offers.

John Wolford currently holds scholarship offers from Mississippi State , Idaho, UNC-Charlotte, and the latest from FAU. Things are starting to get interesting for the athletic quarterback with a terrific zip on the ball.

He says he just visited Florida State and got invited out to UCLA's camp, Iowa seems to be interested, Boston College, Duke, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, and South Carolina seem interested as well.

The SEC's Bulldogs from Starkville want to get him on campus and see what he is made of.

"Mississippi State wants to see me throw at their camp and meet me in person, but they are really impressed with my highlight film," Wolford said lately in a phone interview. "I think I am going up there in the spring or the summer to visit.

Wolford has won numerous awards including the latest All-City and All-State quarterback and is a vital part of his team. When All-American receiver Ahmad Fulwood went down in mid-season, Wolford stepped up his game and elevated that of his teammates to make Bishop Kenny a tough team to face anyway.

"When he went down against Godby early in the game we ended up passing for 315 yards and four touchdown passes, so we had a lot of guys step up," Wolford said modestly. "Losing a guy like that takes away an explosive element down the field that stretches the defense, but we did what we had to do."

Wolford believes lead4ershi is one the key attributes that pushs him along and makes him the player he is. Expect that leadership to expand greatly as he enters his senior season.

"I think leadership is one of my strong suits," he said. "Even as a freshman I have been one of the leaders on the team. As a quarterback it is definitely one of my attributes that I have.

He sees a lot of his game in some of the better known athletes at the position in both college and pro.

"I guess Johnny Manziel would be an example, I can do some of the stuff he does," Wolford said. "He and Russell Wilson, Drew Breeze, I am kind of combination of those guys."

One thing that Wolford is sure of, he doesn't want to be known as just a guy that has to run around in order to make plays. He believes in himself and of his ability to just drop back and throw the ball as well.

"I think I can play anything, whether it is the spread, under center, or pro-style," Wolford said. "I have enough athletic ability to do some running game as a quarterback or a pocket passer. I consider myself a dual threat quarterback."

Wherever he goes, he assures teams that they will be getting a guy that just wants to win ball games any way necessary.

"I'm a guy that will do whatever it takes to make the team better," he said. "I am pretty confident in my physical ability and the mental part of the game."


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