2006: O.C. Wardlow

Despite lacking a true position at this early stage of the recruiting season, O.C. Wardlow of Winston-Salem (N.C.) Mount Tabor has ran his way onto the recruiting boards of all the nearby Division I-A programs.

"No offers, I'm just receiving letters right now," explained Wardlow. "Virginia, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Duke and Georgia are all sending me letters."

Although a little on the small side for the position – 6-foot, 170 pounds – Wardlow claims all of his interest is for quarterback, a position he has starred at since his sophomore season.

Given the situation, Wardlow might have to prove his worth in camps to turn those letters into scholarship offers. He hopes to have a full summer schedule mapped out soon, but as of right now has camping trips penciled in to Virginia Tech and Tennessee already.

Wardlow also has his favorites list penciled in with three out-of-state schools making up a list that is sure to change quite a bit in the upcoming year.

"I like UVa, Virginia Tech, and Georgia," stated Wardlow. "I just like their coaches, really. They all have good programs."

In addition to his summer camping schedule, Wardlow plans to unofficially visit the campuses of Virginia and Wake Forest for Junior Days. The gunslinger has already made unofficial trips to N.C. State and Tennessee.

After leading Mount Tabor to a 4A State runners-up as a sophomore, Wardlow increased his individual productivity during his junior year by completing 110-of-226 passes (49%) for 2,052 yards and 24 touchdowns.

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