Leola (Pa.) Conestoga Valley quarterback Jordan Steffy made his college decision Thursday evening at the Lancaster Host Resort in Pennsylvania. Who did he pick?
"Jordan committed to Maryland," said his head coach Gerad Novak of the 6-foot-2, 210-pounder. "He really felt comfortable with the staff there and he really liked coach Franklin. I think coach Franklin had a great deal to do with his decision as well as the atmosphere, fans, players and academics at Maryland."
Steffy, who chose Maryland over Virginia Tech, Michigan State, Penn State and Clemson, is ranked as the No. 10 dual-threat quarterback in the country. It was not an easy decision for him.
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"Virginia Tech was right there with Maryland and it would have been tougher had he thought coach Rogers would be around for all four or five of his years," said Novak. "He's a great quarterbacks coach, but he's looking to become a head coach somewhere and whether it happens this year or next, he's too good a coach for it not to happen.
"Jordan still liked Maryland the best in the end and feels he has the best chance to make an immediate impact there. He's very excited about it."
As a senior, Steffy helped lead Conestoga Valley to an 8-2 record. He completed 63 percent of his passes for 1,825 yards, 18 touchdowns and just five interceptions. He also rushed for 486 yards and 10 touchdowns.