Virginia running back Cole Beck has been a player that PSN has followed since first receiving an offer from Pitt earlier this year.
This talented player has been a high priority on Pitt’s recruiting board, for months he’s been the only senior running back that they’ve actively recruited.
Tonight after his game, Beck will announce his college decision and pick between Pitt, Virginia Tech and North Carolina.
All indications are that Beck will select the hometown school, Virginia Tech.
This morning on his way to school, we caught up with Beck to get his thoughts on this whole recruiting process.
“I’m just kind of excited to let everyone know where I’m going. It’s been a long process but I’ve enjoyed it,” said Beck.
When did Beck actually know where he wanted to go?
”I really looked at all three school so this was really hard. I didn’t really know until a few days ago. It just came to me and then my family and I say down and talked about the benefits of each place, looked at the negatives and then decided where I’d be most happy and excel at both sports,” said Beck.
For months, many college programs have recruited Beck hard. In the end, did he enjoy this entire process?
”I really enjoyed it but honestly the last few weeks have been the hardest.”
Beck tells me that he has informed all three schools of his decision which was one of the hardest things that he’s ever done.
“That was definitely hard because these schools showed me a lot of love. You form a relationship and they make you feel wanted. It’s hard telling them no, I’m sorry but not picking you. It’s hard but at the same time they probably understand it because they go through this process all the time.”
On a personal note, just wanted to thank Cole for his cooperation and availability with PSN during this process. He’s been a great person to deal with and PSN wishes him luck in college (wherever that is).
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