Matt Rosso is a 6-6, 260 beast from Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills, PA, Class of 2018. Rosso has powerful arms and when he plays Defensive Tackle he can spear through a line with ease. He is tough and could be an impact linemen for any team who would place him at defensive tackle.
Rosso recently picked up a Villanova offer to go with offers from Fordham, Massachusetts, and Virginia. Rosso is a top priority for Villanova and is being recruited as an Offensive Tackle. He could prove to be a brutal force with his power to push people back and not allow them to get an inch of the quarterback. Rosso could be a great piece to building an elite line.
Leader Johnson: Have you visited Villanova?
Matt Rosso: Yes, I was there on Friday. The campus was really nice.
Leader Johnson: How long has Villanova been pursuing you?
Matt Rosso: I first started talking to Coach Flinn at the end of March.
Leader Johnson: Which position do you favor more Offensive Tackle or Defensive Tackle?
Matt Rosso: I don't favor one position over the other but I am used to playing defensive tackle and I am still learning offensive tackle. As my senior season happens i'm sure i'll get just as comfortable at Offensive Tackle as I am at Defensive Tackle
Leader Johnson: When did people start recognizing you as an Offensive Tackle?
Matt Rosso: Schools recognized me as an Offensive Tackle as soon as they started recruiting me.
Leader Johnson: What other teams are pursing you and which teams are pursuing you the hardest?
Matt Rosso: UMass (Massachusetts), UVA (Virginia), and Fordham are my offers. I have other schools recruiting me as well.
Leader Johnson: What are your top schools?
Matt Rosso: I don't have any top schools right now.
Leader Johnson: What pro player do you model your game after?
Matt Rosso: I don't really try to play like any players but I like how Ndamukong Suh plays.
Leader Johnson: Where did you and your family grow up and how did your parents influence your upbringing?
Matt Rosso: I've grown up in the same house most of my life. We played a lot of sports growing up. They are and have been a big influence in my life.
Leader Johnson: What type of player does a team get with Matt Rosso?
Matt Rosso: The type of player a team gets from me is a hard working player.
Leader Johnson: What did Villanova tell you about where they want you to play and your future with Villanova?
Matt Rosso: They want me to play Offensive Tackle and are excited about what I can do if I play there.
Leader Johnson: It was great talking to you, Matt?
Matt Rosso: It was great talking to you too.
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