February 20, 2007

Jersey OT Forst emerging as one of nation's best

Manasquan (N.J.) offensive tackle Art Forst (6-foot-8, 288 pounds, 5.4 seconds) is one of Rivals' 100 players to watch in 2008. Five schools have already extended scholarship offers to Forst, including the Cavaliers. The massive Garden State lineman was initially being recruited by John Garrett, who recently moved on from UVa to take a coaching position with the Dallas Cowboys. Will the departure of Garrett affect Virginia's chances?

"Coach Garrett had an excellent opportunity in front of him. It was one that he had dreamed about and he took it. I received a call from him before the decision was made public which meant a lot to me," said Forst.

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