Andy Kwon Hopes To Show Off His Improvement

Junior Andy Kwon is another example of a recruit that is having success with very little experience playing football. The North Gwinnett offensive lineman has just completed his second year of high school football and is now experiencing what it's like to be recruited..

Andy Kwon made a recent trip to Atlanta to watch Georgia Tech practice. "I got to hang out with Jeremi Hall and Cory Helms some and I spent some time with current player Tim Byerly who is the brother of one of my teammates at North Gwinnett."

Andy really liked what he saw at the practice. "The offensive line was getting low on their blocks and putting not only themselves but their defenders on the ground. I love that style of blocking."

Kwon spent most of his time watching the center and guards. "That is the position Coach (Mike) Sewak says I will be recruited to play at Georgia Tech."

Coach Sewak was impressed with Andy's weight gain since the last time he saw him. "I am up to about 6'2 ½"-270 now. Coach Sewak has invited Andy back to practice and summer camp. "I have plans to come to the camp and I hope to get back to a practice and the spring game."

Andy also talked to Georgia Tech A Backs coach, Lamar Owens. "He's a good guy and I like him too."

The visit has Georgia Tech high on Kwon's list. "I was supposed to go to Mississippi State on Saturday but I felt like it was important for me to get over to Georgia Tech and see first-hand what they do and get to know the coaches better and let them know my interest in the program."

Kwon's next spring visit will be to North Carolina for their spring game. "My teammate Johnny Myles committed to UNC and wants to go up there so I am going with him."

Andy is also receiving interest from Princeton, Arkansas, North Carolina and Mississippi State. "From that list, Princeton, Mississippi State, and Arkansas are recruiting me the hardest."

Arkansas will be coming to Atlanta to watch Andy's spring practice. "They know it is a pretty long trip so they want to make it easier on me and my family."

Kwon is looking for his first offer and feels that once spring practice and summer camps begin he'll start to get those offers. "I have really put on some good weight this past year and they will see I am very different player now."

Andy has only played football for two years. Only one of those two years has been on the offensive side of the ball. "I feel I will have more to show now that I have played one season on the offensive side of the ball."

With little experience, Andy knows he still has a lot to learn but he feels he has some qualities need to be a good offensive lineman. "I feel I am really explosive off the ball and have good speed and quickness for an offensive lineman. My run blocking is very strong."


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