Rook stays in-state

Greenville (N.C.) Rose tight end Anthony Rook made his selection earlier this afternoon. The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder made the call and committed to Wake Forest.
"I called Coach Henry and committed this afternoon," he said. "They knew they were always the No. 1 school, but they were definitely excited."
What made Rook decide?

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"I was just ready to make a commitment, ready to start focusing on football and all that good stuff," he said. "For Wake Forest, it was definitely the fact they were the first offer. They always wanted me since day one. They're a great academic school and I like the offense. I fit well in their offense."
Of course, the coaching staff was a key aspect as well.
"They have a great coaching staff, I like the atmosphere up there," he said. "Coach Henry was a great recruiter. He always kept in contact and always wanted me. He did the job well."
One other key item for the three-star prospect was the chance for early playing time.
"They've got two tight ends, so I'll definitely be able to compete early for a starting spot," he said. "Playing time was a big part of my decision in committing also.
"I just hope I can get there and compete early and win a lot of games. I also look forward to playing in the ACC."