Over the years, Pennsylvania has been known to produce a number of talented quarterbacks. 2008 features a solid crop including 6-foot-3, 215-pounder Matt Carroll out of Kenneth Square (Pa.) Unionville.
"Matt is a great athlete and a dual-threat kid," Unionville head coach Pat Clark said. "Over the last two years he's rushed for 20 touchdowns and thrown for 22 touchdowns.
"He's a great leader that kids rally around and is tough and physical. If he lowers his shoulder, he'll run over you instead of around and plays with a lineman's mentality. When the game is on the line he wants the ball in his hands. He also comes from good bloodlines, his father; Matt Sr. was on the Pitt national championship team."
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"He's also a great kid off the field. He is a very hard worker in the classroom with over a 3.0 GPA."
A few colleges have already been looking at Keystone State prospect.
"I know Navy really likes what they've seen of him and he likes the Naval Academy," he said. "He understands the commitment involved there.
"I know he'd love to be a legacy at Pitt too since his dad went to school there and he grew up on them. He's also getting looks from Northwestern, Buffalo, Arizona State, Delaware and more."
Carroll accounted for nearly 1,700 yards of offense and 21 touchdowns as a junior on his way to second team all-conference honors.