Countdown to Signing Day: The Contact Period is here

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Signing Day: February 7, 2007
Calendar: November 26th marks the beginning of the Contact period. During this period, coaches can make in-home visits to recruits. Here is the definition per…

Contact period: November 26, 2006, through February 3, 2007.
Six in-person off-campus contacts per prospective student-athlete shall be permitted during this time period with not more than one permitted in any one calendar week (Sunday through Saturday) or partial calendar week.

There are exceptions. December 17, January 5-7, January 12-13 and February 4 are Quiet periods. December 18-January 4, January 8-11 and February 5-8 are Dead periods.

Virginia Tech commitments: 22
Breakdown by position:
QB (1): Tyrod Taylor, Hampton (VA)
RB (2): Darren Evans, Warren Central (Indianapolis, IN); Josh Oglesby, Garner (N.C.)
WR (2): Danny Coale, Episcopal (VA); Patrick Terry, Halifax County (VA)
TE (5): Brandon Barden, Lincoln County (Lincolnton, GA); Chris Drager, Thomas Jefferson (Jefferson City, PA); Rhett Ellison, St. Francis (Mountain View, CA); Andrew Lanier, Dorman (Roebuck, SC); Greg Nosal, Kellam (Virginia Beach, VA)
OL (4): William Alvarez, Hylton (Woodbridge, VA); Jaymes Brooks, Denbigh (Newport News, VA); Blake DeChristopher, Clover Hill (Midlothian, VA); Khalil Latif, Manchester (Midlothian, VA)
DL (3): Kwamaine Battle, Southern Nash (Bailey, N.C.); Courtney Prince, Gwynn Park (Brandywine, MD); Justin Young, Northwest (Germantown, MD)
LB (3): Quillie Odom, Osbourn Park (Manassas, VA); Hunter Ovens, Cardinal Mooney (Sarasota, FL); Barquell Rivers, Anson County (N.C.)
S (1): Davon Morgan, Varina (VA)
ATH (1): Alonzo Tweedy, Hermitage (Richmond, VA)

Remaining targets with offers:
Breakdown by position:
OL: Maurice Hampton, Phoebus (VA)
DE: Michael Connolly, Cardinal Mooney (Sarasota, FL); Jamar Jackson, Varina (VA); Tony Tucker, St. John’s (Washington, D.C.)
DT: Tydreke Powell, Hertford County (Ahoskie, N.C.); Bud Tribbey, Varina (VA)
CB: Cris Hill, Highland Springs (VA); Phelon Jones, McGill-Toolen (Mobile, AL)
S: Da’Norris Searcy, Towers (Decatur, GA)
ATH: Gerald Jones, Millwood (Oklahoma