Dalcourt Picks Up New Offer

Courtney Dalcourt and his family drove to Atlanta this weekend from their home town of Franklin, Kentucky. The purpose of the trip was to take in a campus tour at Georgia Tech and to get a feel for how practices look for the new coaching staff of the Yellow Jackets.

Courtney Dalcourt arrived in Atlanta on Friday night and returned home on Sunday. During the day on Saturday, Courtney was hosted by his recruiting coach Todd Spencer. Before coming out for Saturday morning's practice the coaches pulled Dalcourt in and gave him some good news. They officially offered him a scholarship to lead the new offense at the quarterback position. "They wanted it to be kind of formal and face-to-face," said Dalcourt.

The following schools have previously offered Dalcourt: Kentucky, Louisville, Stanford, Central Michigan, and Western Kentucky.

Dalcourt liked the pace of the practice on Saturday. He gave his impressions on the day, "I liked the high-energy practice, it was pretty nice and how enthusiastic the new coaching staff was and how they wanted to go out there and work. And they have a young team which means I would have a pretty promising future coming up in the years to come. It was just good to be out there and the campus was nice and the location was awesome."

Courtney believes an offense that utilized a dual-threat quarterback suits him best. "My high school runs a spread offense and that's what I'm more comfortable with," said Dalcourt.

The Tech visit was Courtney's third campus visit this summer. He has also stopped in to see Kentucky and Stanford. When asked to compare the visits Dalcourt said, "This one was pretty cool. It was the first time I actually got to be at a real live practice."

Courtney said that the Yellow Jackets were among his leaders but wasn't ready to list out how many and which schools made up that list. He's also not nearing a decision anytime soon. He plans to take his official visits this fall before making a final decision. He did mention that GT and Stanford were two of the schools he was pretty sure would get two of his five official visits.

Living in Kentucky and having strong interest in schools in places like Georgia and California, geography is obviously not the most important factor for Courtney in picking a school. He described the factors he'll most strongly consider this way: "I'm looking for a family atmosphere and a place that's concerned about me as a person and making me successful for the future and not just about football."


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