10:32 A.M. — Linebacker Alan Tisdale from Greensboro, N.C. Has signed his letter of reason with Tech. The Hokies have now signed 24 players nowadays.
Tech remains hopeful it’ll get good news these days at 4:20 p.M. While protecting cease K.J. Henry from Clemmons, N.C. Makes his statement. Henry, who is considered by way of most analysts one of the state’s pinnacles five defensive ends and top 25 typical gamers within the class of 2018, could certainly be the centerpiece of Tech’s elegance, but competition to advantage his signature is stern.
He’s taken into consideration a lean to Clemson. In addition to Tech and Clemson, he’s additionally thinking about scholarship offers from Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.
10:00 A.M — Cornerback Braxton Clark from Dr. Phillips High in Orlando, Fla. Has re-opened his recruitment after committing in May to #Hokies. He’s now not considering Tech.
Nine: fifty-one A.M. — A rationalization of extensive receiver Kaleb Smith, Tech’s surprising addition this morning. Tech lists him from Louisa County High in Mineral, not Patrick Henry High in Ashland.
9: forty-one A.M. — Tech continues to be waiting to listen from three guys — linebacker Alan Tisdale from Greensboro, N.C., shielding tackle Cam Goode from Washington, D.C. And athlete James Graham from Fitzgerald, Ga.
Keeping a watch on Graham. He became a dual-chance quarterback in excessive school.
While Virginia Tech is asking him as an athlete prospect, he took a go-to a remaining weekend to Georgia Tech, which is calling at him as a quarterback to run its choice offense. There’s a chance the Yellow Jackets could steal him away.
9:32 A.M. — Arguably the most quite-rated recruit among Tech’s elegance of 2018 kids has signed. Tre Turner, a 6-foot-2, the 177-pound extensive receiver from Greensboro, N.C., has sent in his letter of motive.
He’s rated by maximum recruiting analysts one of the country’s top 35 receivers and pinnacle a hundred seventy-five typical recruits within the ’18 magnificence.
Nine: sixteen A.M. — Another couple signees and an exciting unforeseen addition to Tech.
Athlete Cole Beck, Tech’s place of origin youngster from Blacksburg High in Blacksburg, and shielding lower back D.J. Crossen from Greensboro, N.C. Have signed letters of reason. Crossen is the primary of a promising collection of gamers from Greensboro that Tech expects to advantage in this magnificence.
Also, huge receiver Kaleb Smith from Patrick Henry High in Ashland has been introduced as a favored stroll-on. He committed final June to Wake Forest, but in the end, re-opened his recruitment.
In addition to a scholarship offer from Wake Forest, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Smith also had gives from Virginia, Temple, East Carolina, Norfolk State, Richmond, and Campbell.
8: forty-three A.M. — Virginia is up to 6 signees this morning. Add offensive linemen Joe Bissinger from Houston and Bobby Haskins from Fairfield, Conn. To the list. Four of the signees so far have come from offensive linemen — an area of need for the Cavaliers.
8:33 A.M. — The man of the morning in Tech recruiting circles has signed his letter of reason.
Quarterback Quincy Patterson from Chicago is a Hokie. He’s expected to assignment for Tech’s beginning quarterback position very quickly.
He’s been joined by means of some other cluster of signees, which includes protective give up Eli Adams from Rock Hill, S.C., going for walks returned Caleb Steward from Jacksonville, Fla. And shielding lower back Jeremy Webb from ASA College in Brooklyn, N.Y. Webb is a junior college player who simply devoted ultimate Friday to Tech.
Eight:21 A.M. — Tech has tight quit James Mitchell from Union High in Big Stone Gap inside the blend. He’s No. 6 at the Daily Press’ Fab 15 list of recruits from the nation of Virginia for the elegance of 2018 — the very best-rated participant at the listing to sign to this point with Virginia or Tech (and the very best-rated participant at the listing to go into the day devoted to both faculty).
Some schools recruited Mitchell as a huge receiver, however, Tech’s list of him as a good stop should stop any speculation over which position he’ll at the least start off playing while he receives to Blacksburg.
8:14 A.M. — It’s been a particularly quiet morning to this point in Charlottesville, where Virginia has garnered 4 letters of purpose. Offensive linemen Derek Devine from Pittsburgh and Martin Weisz from West Palm Beach, Fla., linebacker T.C. Harrison from Lawrenceville Ga. And vicinity-kicker Hunter Pearson from Seneca, S.C. Have signed with the Cavaliers.
7:55 A.M. — Another flurry of activity for Tech here on signing day, and now the 757 signees are beginning to roll in.
Athlete Armani Chatman from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High in Virginia Beach, protecting lineman Joe Kane from Wake Forest, N.C., linebacker Keshon Artis from Oscar Smith High in Chesapeake and offensive lineman Christian Darrisaw from Fork Union Military Academy have signed with the Hokies. Tech now has letters of motive from over half (14) of the commitments with which it entered the day (26 total).
Artis is No. Thirteen on the Daily Press’ Fab 15 list of the country of Virginia’s top recruits for the elegance of 2018, whilst Chatman is No. 14.
7: forty-seven A.M. Gloucester quarterback Isaiah Spencer makes it respectable with Old Dominion. He’ll be the tallest quarterback on the roster at 6-foot-five.
7: forty-three A.M. — Things have already gotten very busy in Blacksburg, in which Tech has 10 letters of reason in its ownership.
Defensive back Jermaine Waller from Gaithersburg, Md., offensive lineman Luke Tenuta from Crozet, protective returned Nasir Peoples from Warminster, Pa. And extensive receiver Darryle Simmons from Philadelphia have all signed with Tech.
7:30 A.M. — More letters of reason have made their manner to Tech. The Hokies have formally brought defensive again Nadir Thompson from Bailey, N.C., offensive lineman John Harris from Hoschton, Ga., lengthy snapper Oscar Shadley from Naples, Fla., offensive lineman Walker Culver from Chattanooga, Tenn. And protective again Chamarri Conner from Jacksonville, Fla.
7:17 A.M. Wide receiver Nigel Fitzgerald of Greensboro, N.C., becomes Old Dominion’s first signee of the day. He brings splendid length at 6-foot-5, 210 pounds.
7:14 A.M. Defensive lineman Marteise Phipps of North Chesterfield is William and Mary’s first announced signee. Tribe educates Jimmye Laycock calls him “a continuing skip rusher.”
7:14 A.M. — Tech has its first signee in the shape of 5-foot-11, a hundred and fifty five-pound quarterback/athlete DeJuan Ellis from Owings Mills, Md.
Ellis might also get a quick taste at quarterback, however, he nearly really suits better as either a huge receiver or shielding again. He additionally had scholarship gives from Temple, Maryland, Wake Forest, Syracuse, Illinois, and Rutgers.