Clifton (Va.) Centreville offensive tackle Pat Sheil is one of the top prospects in Virginia this year. Sheil, a four-star prospect, has a seven teams that are in the running but four leaders have emerged.
"Virginia, Boston College, Virginia Tech, and Georgia are the teams that I would consider my leaders. Oklahoma, Miami, and Nebraska are still under consideration though," said the 6-foot-6, 265-pound tackle who runs the 40-yard dash in 5.0 seconds.
Sheil has visited all four of his leaders and broke down the strengths of each program as it pertains to him.
Virginia -- "Virginia is the school that has been recruiting me from the beginning. The class they are recruiting is the best that I have seen. They are really close to home and offer a great education. Virginia is the school that I know the best."
Boston College -- "BC is the school that my dad grew up cheering for. I have a lot of family in the Northeast and Boston is great place. BC offers a top-notch education and proud offensive line tradition."
Virginia Tech -- "Virginia Tech is program where I feel that I could step in and play early. They have a solid football program and they close to home. The coaches are very down to earth and I have a few former teammates that play there."
Georgia -- "Georgia is a school that I have liked for a long time. They have been one of the schools that has pursued me the hardest. I really like down there and SEC football is tough to beat."
Sheil has said all along that he would like to decide before he starts his senior season.
"That plan has changed. I sat down with my coach yesterday and he asked point blank if I was ready to decide. I wasn't ready to decide and I know that I need more time. I will take official visits to each of my four favorites before I will make my decision."