Brookville H.S. Recruiting Notes

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Brookville High School’s (Lynchburg, VA) varsity football program returns a wealth of experience from last year’s region championship squad, including 18 starters. Head coach Jeff Woody’s most talented players, including top rising senior Logan Thomas , aren’t resting on last year’s success, however, and are working hard to match and exceed last year’s success.

Thomas, fellow rising seniors Devin Bolling and Corby Weiss, and rising junior Zach McCray are without question focused on the 2008 season, but those four are certainly involved in the recruiting process as well. Here is the latest on the recruiting front on the four talented players…

Logan Thomas

6-6, 220-pound Logan Thomas has become one of the most highly recruited prospects in the state of Virginia, currently boasting 16 Division 1A scholarship offers. He has taken unofficial visits to North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, but he is not letting on to any college favorites.

“I think he has an idea of who he likes, but nobody else has an idea,” Woody said of Thomas, who is the Bees starting quarterback but projects primarily as a wide receiver or tight end on the next level.

Coach Woody knows of at least two summer destinations for Thomas, who largely will focus on preparing for his senior season.

“I know he is going to Clemson and I know he is going to Auburn. He will be a busy man, but I’m glad his focus includes the weight room,” Woody said. “I know some of those official visits will probably come during the season, because he wants to see what the atmosphere is like on a Saturday and what college life is like when the students are there. I don’t have a clue where he will go on his official visits…I just know that he wants to go.

“The in-state schools, including Wake Forest, are schools that I think he knows what they are like right now. He might use those official visits to see places he hasn’t been able to see. I don’t know that he will take all five of them.”

Devin Bolling

Devin Bolling , a 6-5, 265-pound offensive lineman, caught the attention