ODU coach Whitcomb likes talent from our area

February 5, 2014

When Ron Whitcomb completed his senior season of high school football at East Rochester in 2001, he was named one of the top players in the state.

"Honestly, I ended up as the all-time leading passer in Section V and Maine was my only scholarship offer," Whitcomb said. "I look back and sympathize with players in Rochester.

"I definitely think I could've played at a higher level or merited more offers than one."

It turns out that Whitcomb, now 30 years old, would appreciate Maine's offer. The 2002 East Rochester graduate became Maine's all-time leader in touchdown passes. He also developed relationships with the late Jeff Cole, who recruited Whitcomb, and others, which led to his current job.

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