The Hokies of Virginia Tech are always tough on the recruiting trail.
Frank Beamer and co. do a very good job of recruiting prospects both inside their state lines and up and down the east coast. Occasionally, they will snag a guy from the west coast.
One thing that they’ve done a terrific job of is farming the famed ‘757’ area for elite athletes, something that Mike London and the Virginia Cavaliers are beginning to do as well.
Overall, the Hokies have 17 verbal commitments in the 2013 class of College Football Recruiting.
Here’s a breakdown of who is on board…
QB- Bucky Hodges and Carlis Parker are committed, and it will probably end there. Both are good pickups and have different styles; Hodges is pro-style and Parker is dual threat.
RB- Drew Harris is the lone man here. The Hokies really need to get Derrick Green now that they’ve lost out on Taquan Mizzell.
WR- None yet, expect some if not all of the recruited athletes to play here.
TE- None and that likely won’t change. Hunter Henry (Arkansas) is the only player they’ve offered.
OT-Braxton Pfaff and Parker Osterloh are committed. Both are good fits in the Hokies zone blocking scheme.
OG- Kyle Chung is on board, but more depth will be needed.
C- None and that also likely won’t change; Bryce King (South Carolina)is the only player with an offer.
DE- Wyatt Teller is the lone end committed, but he’s a good one to have. Arguably the best defensive player in the state of Virginia.
DT- None and the Hokies aren’t putting a lot of attention here for this class.
MLB- Andrew Motuapuaka is a classic Tech ‘Mike’, excellent sideline to sideline speed.
OLB-Jamieon Moss is another typical Beamer linebacker with good instincts and athleticism.
CB- Beamer has one of the best collections of cornerbacks in the country right now in Kendall Fuller, Brandon Facyson and Charles Clark.
S- Holland Fisher and Anthony Shegog are committed as of now. Fisher could be a star.
Athlete- Cequan Jefferson, David Prince and Deon Newsome are on board. I would expect most of them to play wide receiver.