"It went well," stated 6-5 255-pounder who owns a 4.80 forty-yard dash time. "They showed us around the football field house. I talked to Coach Amato. The campus was real nice and bigger then the ones I have been to."
The Wolfpack has yet to add their name to Fitzgerald's ever growing offers list, which already includes Virginia, Virginia Tech, Maryland and West Virginia. Despite all the attention, Fitzgerald remains completely open, but knows what he is looking for in a school.
"I don't really have a leader or top five," remarked Fitzgerald. "But my decision will be based on the academic program, how many people they have already at that position, and graduation rate."
Fitzgerald, who racked up 50 tackles and six sacks last year, has also attended Junior Days at Maryland and Virginia.
NOTE: Jeffery Fitzgerald's NC State recruiting coach is Running Backs Coach Dick Portee. Hermitage HS is one of the best programs in the state of Virginia, and last season produced three division-one prospects.