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Connor Salmin goes into detail about his Rutgers football offer

Connor Salmin was offered by Rutgers Football earlier this week. The wide receiver prospect from Virginia is a very intriguing athlete.

Salmin is a Class of 2026 graduate of Woodgrove High School (Purcellville, Va.) and has an offer list that includes Duke, North Carolina, Penn State, Rutgers, Virginia, Virginia Tech and West Virginia. Georgia and Indiana also offered this week.

Last year, the 6-foot-1, 190-pound athlete had 53 catches for 1,107 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior. He averaged an incredible 20.89 yards per catch.

Salmin is a good route runner with quick hands. He has impressive breakaway speed.

He detailed Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano's offer. Wide receivers coach Dave Brock was also on the phone when Salmin was offered.

“I had a great phone call with Coach Schiano and he made the offer during the call,” Salmin told Rutgers Wire this week.

“Coach Schiano spoke about the importance of CHOP in football and in life and explained the team culture of FAMILY, trust and CHOP.

“Coach Schiano and Coach Brock seem like great coaches. I look forward to learning more about the program.”

Brock was now in his second season as wide receivers coach at Rutgers and had spent the previous five years with the Atlanta Falcons. He was running backs coach during the 2019 season, but moved to wide receivers coach midway through the year.

He was the Falcons' wide receivers coach until 2021.

Salmin also plays defensive back for Woodgrove. He is also an outstanding spring sprinter.

His relationship with Rutgers grows and develops.

“I’m looking forward to learning more about the school and the football program and getting to know the coaches better,” Salmin said.

In terms of what he looks for in a school, Salmin's answer was nuanced.

A connection to the coaching staff will be very important for him.

“A combination of solid football and academic training is important to me,” said Salmin.

“But my relationship with the coaching staff will also be a big factor.”