TSL Recruiting Report: The Latest On Burke

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GAINES’ DECISION COMING TODAY

Nash Central (Rocky Mount, N.C.) senior defensive end Houshun Gaines will announce his college choice this afternoon at a press conference at his school. The 6’4”, 215-pound prospect revealed via Twitter that the announcement will come at 2 pm. The finalists are Florida, NC State and Virginia Tech, but at this point I expect the choice to come down to the Hokies and Wolfpack.

Virginia Tech defensive line coach Charley Wiles watched Nash Central in action last Friday. On Tuesday of this week, Gaines received a call from head coach Frank Beamer.

Did Coach Beamer close the deal? We’ll find out this afternoon.

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Billy Ray Mitchell (left), Xavier Burke, and Tyrell Smith (right) at Tech in the summer of 2013
Billy Ray Mitchell (left), Xavier Burke, and Tyrell Smith (right) at Tech in the summer of 2014

Then a senior at Brunswick High School (Lawrenceville, VA), Xavier Burke signed a letter of intent with Virginia Tech in February of 2014. The expectation was for the 6’4”,

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