"Florida State, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, North Carolina, and Virginia are my top five," says the 6-foot-1, 190 pounder. "Florida State is my favorite. The atmosphere there is great, and they have really good coaches. They were very respectful when I was there for a camp a couple of years ago, plus I have liked them since I was a kid.
"NC State is number two with their coaches, too. Coach Amato is building something special with all the great athletes they have there."
Also a great athlete, Pinkney is looking for several aspects in his choice of a school.
"First they need what I want to major in, which is business. I also want the coaches behind me in playing sports and in school, and I want to just meet new people that I like."
Pinkney is starting his travels soon as he leaves Thursday for California, and the first of what could be many quarterback camps