Junior QB Loves the Longhorns

SAN ANTONIO -- Philadelphia Cardinal O'Hara junior quarterback Tom Savage already has several offers, including from power players like Michigan and Miami. But, despite being from Pennsylvania, Savage grew up dreaming of wearing Burnt Orange.

IT: What are your measurables?

Tom Savage: I'm 6-4, 225 pounds. I run a 4.75.

IT: What schools have offered you scholarships?

Savage: Right now, Rutgers, Michigan, Miami, Louisville, North Carolina State, Illinois, Iowa, Pittsburgh and Syracuse.

IT: What are you seeking in a school?

Savage: I want to have a good relationship with the quarterback coach and if I feel comfortable at the school that's where I want to go. I'm not really looking for early playing time.

IT: Do you have any early leaders?

Savage: Nah, no early leaders right now. I'm just looking around right now.

IT: Do you have interest in Texas?

Savage: I always liked Texas when I was growing up. You look in my room and I have little Texas posters all over the place. Texas was my favorite. If they show interest, I'll definitely look into Texas.

IT: Have you heard from Texas at all?

Savage: I got a couple of pamphlets, brochures and everything. That's about it.

IT: If you were interested in Texas, Colt McCoy would be a senior when you arrived. Have you thought about that?

Savage: Yep. That's pretty cool.

IT: What made you a Texas fan growing up?

Savage: I always liked their uniforms and everything. That's what started it off.

IT: Do you still keep up with Texas now?

Savage: Nah, not really, not right now. It's a lot with all these other colleges looking and stuff. It's like you really can't have a favorite college anymore.

IT: Any chance you will stop by Texas while you are here?

Savage: I don't think I ever thought about it.

IT: Do you have any timeline for your commitment?

Savage: My brother (Bryan Savage) got it over with real early. I don't know what I'm going to do yet. If I feel comfortable and I really like the school, I'm not going to waste time and I'll get it over with.

IT: Would you like Texas to contact you?

Savage: Yeah. It's the University of Texas. Anyone would.

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