West Rowan High School lineman Zeek Biggers plays on both sides of the ball. The Mt. Ulla, North Carolina 2021 recruit however will be playing on the defensive line at the next level. Sunday he announced which school that will be.
“I made my commitment to Georgia Tech,” Biggers told GoJackets.com. “Actually, I have been feeling Georgia Tech for a long time now.” Zeek isn’t the only one that was feeling the Jackets. His mom shares that feeling. “My whole family supports my decision,” added Biggers.
“When I was at Georgia Tech last March, it just felt like family and the coaches always supported me in helping with anything I needed to know,” said Zeek. “It is a good fit both on the football field and academically.” Zeek kept the news quiet for a while before announcing his decision.
The call to Tech to announce his decision was done in a unique way. “I actually did a face-time group call with all the coaches, Biggers said. “I talked to Coach (Larry) Knight and Coach (Geoff) Collins the most though.”
The coaches were fired up and extremely happy when they got the news. “They welcomed me to the Georgia Tech family and they let me know that they are happy that I am going to be a part of the Yellow Jacket family,” said Biggers.
The plan is for Biggers to play the three technique, better known as a straight up nose guard on the defensive line. “I have the size they are looking for on the defensive line,” said Biggers.
The way the Tech coaches handled his recruitment got the attention of Zeek’s mom. “They treated me with respect and treated me like I was family,” said Zeek. “A big part of it was that they treated her the same way. She was happy the way the coaching staff made me feel comfortable as much as they did her.”
His mom also loves the education Zeek will be getting. “She is happy to know what a Georgia Tech degree can do for me. She’s a single mom and she is very careful who she hands me off to for college. She knows I will be in good hands at Georgia Tech.”
The final decision for Zeek came down to three schools. He chose the Jackets over North Carolina State and East Carolina.
Zeek hasn’t notified the other schools of his decision but he does know that they saw his Tweet from Saturday. “They called me to see who I was committing to and I just told them to wait and see as I wanted it to be a surprise for my mom,” said Zeek.
His decision to the Jackets is a firm one. He knows what he’ll tell other schools if they call. “I will tell them I am a man of my word and I am going to Georgia Tech. The only way I could see anything happening is that the coaches leave and that could open things back up. I am 100% committed to Georgia Tech as they are to me.”