Williamsport, Pa., defensive tackle Zane Parr landed his first scholarship from Connecticut recently. According to the 6-foot-5, 290-pounder's head coach Tim Thompson another offer could be coming soon.
"He's already got his first from Connecticut and now Virginia has said they'll be offering him any time," he said. "Right now it's mostly a question of who isn't interested in Zane because he's getting stuff from Maryland, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt and others."
Despite all the interest, the Keystone State prospect has five schools standing out.
"Zane has already told me that he doesn't want to go too far away from home and I am very honest with coaches about that fact," he said. "He has essentially narrowed his list to Virginia, Connecticut, Michigan, Penn State and Pittsburgh.
"I think if Virginia, Penn State or Pittsburgh offers early he would probably sign with them. At this time, he still hasn't visited Connecticut and I have told him to at least not make a decision until he goes there and sees what he thinks of them."
Schools are obviously seeing a lot out of Parr, what makes him stand out on the line?
"Mostly he is just huge and a big enough player to plug up the middle of the line," Thompson said. "He also has exceptional speed and feet for a big man. Along with that he is a great kid that is very polite and has great family values. He is one of those guys that is a pleasure to be around and has a great attitude about everything."
This spring Parr has already visited Virginia, Pittsburgh, Penn State and Michigan for junior days. He's looking to take an unofficial sometime soon to Connecticut.
Last year the lineman prospect registered 56 tackles and four sacks as he was named first team all-district.