Offers are beginning to roll for one of the top wide receivers on the East Coast. The 6-foot-4, 172-pounder already claims over a half dozen scholarships. Who has pulled the trigger?
"I've got offers from Boston College, LSU, Nebraska, UConn, Georgia, Duke, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Virginia," Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes wide receiver Justin Hunter said. "I also have offers for other sports.
"ODU and St. Joe's have offered for basketball and William & Mary, Cornell and UCLA have offered for track.
"I'm excited to have them all. It's nice to get the offers and I'd like to play as many sports as I can in college."
Does Hunter like anybody in particular so far?
"I like West Virginia," he said. "I like the way they run their offense, they are a good program. Coach Beatty is big too. He likes to spread the ball a lot and give it to his playmakers."
Earlier this fall, Hunter took one unofficial to Virginia for the Southern Cal game.
"It was good," he said. "I was supposed to go to Connecticut, but I couldn't make it. I had a good time at Virginia."
Hunter's coach, Chris Scott touched on his talented prospect more.
"If we ever have a five-star guy, Justin is it," he said. "He's 6-foot-4, runs like the wind and has a 40-inch vertical. He made this play earlier this season against Bayside where he jumped over two guys. He also returns punts for us.
"We're trying to get him the anyway we can. I really think this guy can play on Sundays. He is the best athlete we've had. He is better than Marcus Davis by far. Marcus had more size, but didn't have the fluidity and moves Justin does. He thinks he's Devin Hester out there, but he's 6-foot-4."
Hunter has helped Ocean Lakes to a 4-0 record so far this year.
"I'm getting more looks for the ball and people are counting on me," he said. "I feel like I am using my hands better and I'm jumping higher. I still want to work on my footwork and agility."
Hunter has posted seven receptions for 167-yards and five touchdowns receiving. He also has one punt return for a touchdown.