Detroit Cass Tech athlete Damon Webb has watched his fellow teammates, even his fellow classmates, pick up scholarship offers, but it was not until this past weekend that the class of 2014 prospect landed his first offer.
"We went to a 7-on-7 at Toledo," Webb said. "The coaches liked me and they offered me a scholarship. It feels good to know I can go to school for free."
There was no doubt the 5-foot-11, 170-pound Webb would eventually see the scholarship offers come through. He has been outstanding all off-season after transferring to Cass Tech from University of Detroit Jesuit. Expectations were his first offers would come at wide receiver, but the Rockets see him on defense in college.
"They like me as a DB," Webb said. "I feel like I can go either way in college. I am wide open on that, and it is wherever the coaches like me better."
With his first offer now in hand, Webb will look to add upon his offer list by attending additional camps this summer.
"I think I might be going to West Virginia this weekend," Webb said. "I know I am going to Ohio State, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Wisconsin and Alabama."
Webb's decision to attend West Virginia's camp came just recently after hearing from coaches at the Big 12 school.
"The West Virginia coach called looking for a 2014 cornerback," Webb said. "They were given my name and said they wanted me to come down to the camp. I am looking forward to that."
Michigan is another school Webb has had close contact with since his recruiting process began, and two of his class of 2013 teammates are already committed to the Wolverins.
"I'm very high on the Wolverines," Webb said. "I went to a couple of their spring practices and their spring game. I talked to Coach Fred Jackson, but that was just a meet and greet. I look forward to spending more time with their coaches."
Webb also has class of 2013 teammates committed to Illinois and Iowa, and is hearing from both of those schools. He attended a spring practice at Illinois and is being recruited by assistant coach Erik Campbell at Iowa.