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More on Gary Nova

So Pitt landed a QB for 2011 in Gary Nova of Don Bosco prep in New Jersey. Last year as a junior, he threw for 1,668 yards with 23 touchdowns. But my favorite stat is his three interceptions. That's more than a 7/1 TD/INT ratio - not bad.

Rivals doesn't have him rated while Scout has him as a three-star.

Personally, I wouldn't go so far as to call him one of the top recruits in the country. He's seemingly only scratching the surface, at least by the recruiting boards. Plus, the only schools to have offered him so far were Boston College, Rutgers, Vanderbilt, and Virginia (though Penn State, Colorado, and Maryland showed interest). That seems like homerism to the Nth degree. But we'll see how he develops.

Just recently, he won QB MVP honors at a Nike Training camp. And Tom Luginbill of had some good things to say about him a couple of weeks ago:
One of the toughest, run-oriented teams in all of high school football has got themselves a guy in Gary Nova (Ramsey, N.J./Don Bosco) who can throw the ball with effortless, fluid motion and he reminds me of former Elite 11 pocket passer Andrew Maxwell in terms of delivery mechanics. He has good height on a lean, wiry build and is a late bloomer who still might grow some height-wise. Having worked from under center for the most part in his high school career, he was very well groomed in terms of footwork and timing in the short and intermediate passing game.
Long way to go, but could be a solid pickup.