August 14, 2007

Text messaging ban affecting four-star OT

Concord (N.C.) Robinson offensive tackle R.J. Mattes (6-foot-7, 283 pounds, 5.1 seconds) is one of the top offensive lineman in the nation. When Mattes narrowed his list to five schools at the end of last month, he knew things would quiet considerably on the communication front. Combined with the NCAA ban on text messaging, things have been too quiet for the talented tackle. What is latest with Mattes?

"I am working on setting up more visits. I am taking my official visit to Virginia on September 28 but that is the only one that I have set right now," said Mattes.

Virginia, North Carolina, N.C. State, Clemson and South Carolina make up Mattes' final list of schools. While he has set up an official to Virginia, he has had problems setting up the others to this point.

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