2011 Class Overview: More Decisions Coming

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In a recruiting class in which the program isn’t expected to take many prospects, the Virginia Tech coaches have done well and secured top targets including two prospects offered before the start of the 2009/2010 school year. Seven rising senior prospects have pledged to Virginia Tech, which, following recent history, could be close to finished with its class by the time the 2010 season starts up.

On Board

Dinwiddie (VA) star Ronny Vandyke were offered by Virginia Tech prior to the start of their junior year. Certainly, that’s an indication of how the staff feels about these two prospects. The Hokies scored commitments from these top targets, who are accompanied by five other prospects in the class.

Tech didn’t wait long to offer Warren Central (Indianapolis, IN) defensive tackle Matt Roth pledged to the Hokies. Roth earned an offer from the staff in May.

H.D. Woodson (Washington, D.C.) star cornerback Adeboye Aromire, who received his Tech offer in January of 2010, committed to the Hokies last month as well. The 6-0, 180-pound rising senior prospect plays safety in high school, so there is some versatility in terms of eventual position, but is being recruited as a cornerback. Along with Marshall, Aromire plans on enrolling in January of 2011.

The staff offered two tight end prospects – Christian Reeves and Chris Hall – following the June camp and subsequently scored commitments from both players, though neither committed immediately. Reeves, who possesses excellent speed for his size and plays wide receiver in high school, is more of an H-back type, while Hall has the look of a more traditional tight end prospect.

Hall accepted a grey-shirt opportunity with Tech and therefore will be