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Big man in a small town

No. 1 ESPN 150 QB Christian Hackenberg receives his UA Game jersey

Updated: September 21, 2012, 6:05 PM ET
By Josh Moyer | ESPN RecruitingNation

FORK UNION, Va. -- Christian Hackenberg has woken up this sleepy town.

With cows grazing nearby and residents numbering less than 1,200, scouts and media have descended upon a tiny community that boasts one gas station, a single grocery store and an antiquated drive-in theater.

Hackenberg's name has been splashed across national headlines, but ESPN's No.1-rated signal caller just grins and shrugs at the accolades. Still, he said, Friday morning at Fork Union (Va.) Military ...

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