VA QB talks WFU

Wake Forest brought in tight end Cameron Serigne of Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Va. The school has become an Old Dominion State powerhouse winning their third straight AA Division 4 state title in 2012. Trace McSorley, the quarterback who has guided the Falcons to those wins since his freshman season, has 11 offers to his credit.

"I've talked with Coach Himebauch and Coach Elrod," said McSorley. "They want me to come to spring practice to talk with them more about the program. I'm getting recruited at defensive back too, but all of the conversations I've had with Wake Forest have been for quarterback. When Coach Lobo, the offensive coordinator was here for Cameron, he told me he really liked my tape at quarterback. I just got their practice schedule tonight. Hopefully it will work out for me to get down there for a practice, but if not I'd like work out something afterward."

McSorley, 6-foot, 180-pounds, has been offered by Boston College, UConn, UNC, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech and several other Division 1 programs. This spring he's taken in Junior Day events at UNC and Maryland. It's no surprise he's become such a hot commodity after a stellar junior season performance for the Falcons.

"I had just under 2500 yards passing with 33 touchdowns," he said. "I also had 800 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. On defense I made seven picks and 34 tackles. At quarterback, I think I improved in my athleticism. My running speed was better so I was able to avoid a lot of sacks. And I think I played the game smarter with reading defenses and not forcing things when it wasn't there."

At this point in his recruiting McSorley said he has no early favorites, but he said he particularly likes good academics school with potential for early playing time. He'd like to win one more championship with Briar Woods before he goes on to the next level.

"We lost some very good seniors," McSorley stated, "but we have 26 juniors returning and a good core group. We have Jared Coker, a lineman who has offers, and Brandon Polk, a sophomore wide receivers with offers. Coach Pierce always keeps us focused on the year we're in. We've done a good job of forgetting about what we've done the year before."

In their 52-0 humbling of Heritage at Liberty University's Williams Stadium in the state championship game, McSorley hit Cameron Serigne on a 27-yard passing route for a touchdown right before halftime. It's possible Deacon fans may see that potent combination in Winston-Salem in the near future.


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