Star Power Headlines 2012 Class

On paper, Virginia Tech signed one of their best classes in school history on Wednesday. Tech won some major recruiting battles, including two on Signing Day, and their most recent addition to the coaching staff proved his worth.

We’ll mention a number of recruits in this column. Remember, you can click on their name to view their recruiting profiles. Within their profiles, if you click on the “Video” tab, you can see highlight clips for most of the prospects. If you click the “Rankings” tab, you can find their ranking information for Rivals, Scout, and ESPN, as well a links to their profiles from each of those services.

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad … or, I Like Meat Loaf

The Hokies went into Signing Day with three major targets left on their board. They came away with two of them: Joel Caleb and Ken Ekanem . Korren Kirven signed with the Alabama Crimson Tide. While we would certainly have liked all three, there’s nothing wrong with closing with the two guys Tech did get.