Virginia Tech Football Extends More Scholarship Offers

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Virginia Tech football continues to extend new scholarship offers in the class of 2017. Prospects from Florida to Michigan claimed offers from the Hokies within the past week, and the rundown of those confirmed offers is below.

(Be sure to check out our Class of 2017 Target Board a positional breakdown of those prospects Virginia Tech has offered.)

Donovan Johnson, CB, 5’11”, 178 pounds, Cass Tech (Detroit, MI)

Three-star Donovan Johnson is one of two Cass Tech juniors Virginia Tech offered last week, joining fellow defensive back Jaylen Kelly-Powell. Johnson has offers from Indiana, Iowa State, Nebraska, Penn State, Syracuse, Tennessee, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Bruce Judson Jr., ATH, 5’9″, 200 pounds, Cocoa (FL)

Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Miami, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Tennessee, UCLA and Virginia Tech have extended offers to the 4-star prospect.

Jaylen Kelly-Powell, DB, 6’0″, 190 pounds, Cass Tech (Detroit, MI)

Kelly-Powell, a 4-star recruit per 247Sports, is a highly coveted defensive back prospect. Kelly-Powell’s long list of scholarship offers includes Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Penn State, Stanford, Tennessee, UCLA, and now Virginia Tech.

Darrian McNeal, ATH, 5’10”, 170 pounds, Armwood (Seffner, FL)

Virginia Tech joins Boston College, Central Florida, Colorado State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Marshall, South Florida and Syracuse in having offered the dynamic prospect.

Bo Melton, CB, 6’1″, 175 pounds, Cedar Creek (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.)

The Garden State standout is considered a 4-star prospect and boasts scholarship offers from Boston College, Connecticut, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Syracuse and Virginia Tech.

Hamsah Nasirildeen, WR/S, 6’5″, 200 pounds, Concord (N.C.)

Alabama and Virginia Tech came through with scholarship offers to Nasirildeen on March 4, joining Florida State, Florida, Tennessee, Ole Miss, Notre Dame and West Virginia, which had offered the previous week (Feb. 22-29). South Carolina and NC State have offered the talented two-way player as well.

Robert Porcher IV, DE, 6’4″, 250, Dr. Phillips (Orlando, FL)

The son of former Detroit Lions defensive end Robert Porcher also boasts offers from Florida Atlanta, Indiana, Iowa State, Louisville, Maryland, Mississippi State and Nebraska, among others.

Mike Tverdov, DE/TE, 6’4″, 235 pounds, Union (N.J.)

Tverdov is approaching double-digit scholarship offers. Four of those offers are from ACC schools, including Boston College, Duke, Syracuse and Virginia Tech. Tverdov has visited BC, Penn State (no offer), Pittsburgh (no offer), Rutgers, Syracuse and Virginia Tech.

Andrew Ward, LB, 6’1″, 210 pounds, Muskegon (MI)

The D Zone reported yesterday that the Hokies offered Muskegon (MI) linebacker Andrew Ward. MLive.com reports that Ward plans to visit Virginia Tech this spring. Other offers include Nebraska, Iowa State, Central Michigan and Western Michigan.

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  1. Some of these look like they may have a WV geographic feel to them……maybe Brian Mitchell is behind a number of these offers. Go get’em!

  2. Would really help if Target Board included each recruits home town and state. Like to follow the Va. recruits but difficult to remember all. Pain to have to go into each recruits page to see where from. Here’s hoping….

  3. We now have a coach and a staff that “get’s it”. We all can admit that Frank just didn’t have it in him the last 4-5 years to pound the recruiting trail as needed.

    1. Let’s wait until Coach Fuente delivers his first class before we declare success. I like what I’m seeing so far, but we have a really long time to go before signing day 2017.

  4. Love the company we are keeping with these recruits. While we are working on taking back VA, we must bring in outside talent to reestablish a winning culture at the ACC championship level. A higher level of winning will help attract the elite in-state talent which we have been missing on in recent years.
    Now, let’s get out more LB offers. I would be looking in OH, PA, SC and FLA.

  5. These offers are just awesome. Future football recruiting results WILL be better because the current staff is casting a much bigger net and not just recruiting VA and the surrounding markets. Very impressed with the energy and devotion of the new football staff. It truly is a new era of Hokie football.

    1. Have to own VA and get a few from other states. Love the idea that we are going after kids that are being recruited by the big names. The only thing you can be assured of is that kids you don’t offer won’t come.

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