August 2, 2006

Pooler eyeing UVa

Morristown, N.J., Lawrenceville Prep outside linebacker Ben Pooler (6-foot-2, 225 pounds, 4.5 seconds) is one of the top defensive players in New Jersey for 2007. Pooler, who has one scholarship offer so far, is starting to see more colleges show interest, including Virginia. The Garden State standout camped at UVa in June and impressed the UVa staff. Will the Cavaliers extend a scholarship offer to the Lawrenceville Prep stud?

"I am hoping they offer because Virginia is a school that really interests me," said Pooler.

Pooler talked about his camp performance and his talks with the Virginia staff.

"I have been talking with John Garrett and he told me I did really well. They are definitely interested but they have linebackers committed already. They have asked me to send film from my first few games of the upcoming season. They will then decide if they will be able to offer."

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