Phil Trautwein (6'6"-290lbs - 5.3 forty) from Eastern HS (Voorhees, NJ) is one of the best line prospects in New Jersey. Due to his athleticism, Trautwein has the ability to play either left or right tackle. He is also an explosive run blocker, who has amassed 35 pancake blocks over his first four games. His abilities have not gone unnoticed, he has over 25 scholarship offers.
Who are his favorites?
In order, he stated his favorites as Michigan State, Iowa, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Boston College or Maryland, Rutgers.
How does he feel about some of his favorites?
- He visited the campus two weeks ago and really likes the campus, coaches, and players
- He has been on the MSU campus three times (two camps, once on his official visit).
- Has a chance to play early.
- He has a good relationship with the players.
- He allso likes the Big 10 conference.
- He stated that they are his leader.
- He has scheduled a visit for 12/12/2004
- likes the fact the they have built a tradiiton of good offensive linemen.
- Rising program
- likes the coaches
- Rising Program
- Have a number of NFL players
- Great campus and education
- Hears that the campus is nice
- Good program
- Likes the fact the they will be in the ACC
- Great coaches and really likes the OL coach
- Close to home
- Great academics
- His a chance to be a good program in a few years
- He likes the fact that they have comittments from players like Mike Teel and Anthony Miller as well as Nate Robinson and Berkeley Hutchinson.
- Close to home
- Starting to compete in the ACC
- Great academics and Campus
When will he schedule his visits?
Only has scheduled or visited Iowa and MSU. Unsure about the other official visits. He will be taking some unofficial visits to BC, MD, and UVa before he decides on his remaining official visit.
He stated that he will select a school from Big 10, Big East, and ACC.
When will he make a decision?
He will make a decision after taking all five visits
Donald "Big Dog"
Mike and the Big Dog LLC