Latrobe’s Holler adds offer from West Virginia
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | 10:27 PM
Two Power-5 scholarship offers in two days — from adversaries of the Backyard Brawl, nonetheless — helps tell the story of just how fast the college football recruiting game is coming at Trent Holler.
The Latrobe senior-to-be snagged an offer from West Virginia on Tuesday, a day after Pitt offered.
The the 6-foot-3, 290-pound lineman admits the influx of high-level interest came as a surprise.
"It's awesome — a great team extending an offer for me to play for them is just amazing," Holler said of WVU. "I didn't think (the offers) would be coming this fast."
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Holler, a center and defensive end, already had 15 offers on the table when Pitt contacted him. He attracted some attention over the weekend with a strong showing at Pitt's prospect camp.
"I did really good so that got Pitt's eye," Holler said. "And I guess it was good enough for them to pull the trigger."
He visited Pitt on Tuesday.
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Holler's other suitors include Connecticut, East Carolina, Ohio, Cincinnati, Delaware, Ball State, Elon and others. His father, Dick, played at Elon.
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