Virginia Tech’s Defensive Back Class is Nearly Complete

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Myles Wolfolk at “The Opening: D.C.” in April of 2015

The Hokies seem well on their way to signing another large class of defensive backs.  That’s completely necessary, with the amount of teams that are spreading the field with multiple wide receivers.

Right now Tech has commitments from four players who seem destined to play in the secondary.  They are likely to add a fifth between now and Signing Day.

Troy Pride Jr.

247: 4-star, #248 player overall, #24 CB, #3 player in SC
Rivals: 3-stars, #12 player in SC
ESPN: ESPN has yet to do a scouting report on Pride

Pride committed to Virginia Tech way back on February 20, nearly a year before he’ll sign his Letter of Intent.  Obviously VT’s reputation for developing excellent defensive backs was very appealing to him.

The Hokies like to recruit versatile defensive backs these days, but I view Pride as a pure corner.  He could play either corner spot for Tech, as well as the nickel position.  He chose VT over UNC and Maryland, and he’s since added a Notre Dame offer.  I believe his commitment is solid.

Myles Wolfolk

247: 3-star, #67 CB, #19 player in MD
Rivals: 3-star, #39 CB, #19 player in MD
ESPN: 3-star

Wolfolk committed to Virginia Tech even earlier than Pride…way back on December 21, 2014.  He has listed offers from Clemson, BC, Illinois, NC State, UVA and several other smaller programs.

It’s tough to get