Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has made it clear to Walton lineman Kyle Woestmann that the Jackets are prepared to officially offer him a scholarship if he’ll agree to play on the offensive side of the ball.
“They’re waiting to see if I’m going to play offense or defense,” said the 6-foot-4, 260-pound Woestmann, who met with Johnson at Tech last week. “They verbally offered me, I just don’t have a handwritten one yet.
“They said ‘the minute you decide to play offense, you’ll have an offer in your mailbox.’”
But Woestmann, who has scholarship offers from Maryland and Vanderbilt, continues to lean toward playing on the defensive line.
“I’m just not sure what I want to do,” he said. “It’s a tough situation. I’m still in a dilemma with that.
“I’m probably about 60 percent toward playing defense and 40 percent of me is leaning toward the offensive side of the ball.”
Woestmann is also hearing from Georgia, Duke, Florida and Louisville. The Bulldogs and Gators are looking at Woestman as an offensive lineman. The other schools are recruiting him as a defensive lineman.
“I love Georgia Tech,” he said. “I would like to go to a school where I can play up to my full potential.
“In my heart, I want to play defense, and that’s a big thing. As for now, I’m still learning toward defense, but it’s still something that I’m trying to decide.”
— Jeff Hood