Charley Wiles Is Off To A Hot Start On The Recruiting Trail

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When you logged onto the internet today, you probably didn’t expect to see that the Hokies had received a commitment from a football player from the state of Colorado. But that’s exactly what happened this morning when Dalton Keene picked Tech.


Keene is an athlete who is projected to play the H-back position at Virginia Tech. He held scholarship offers from Nebraska, Colorado, Iowa State, Missouri and Syracuse. 247Sports goes as far as to rank him the #162 overall prospect in the country. I don’t know that I’d go that far, but he’s a very good fit for the position he’s being recruited to play in Tech’s offense.

Keene had an early connection to Virginia Tech because his father was close with Charley Wiles at Murray State. Still, Colorado is a long way away. He visited Nebraska for their Spring Game on Saturday, which was attended by 73,000 people. He had a good enough visit that three Nebraska “insiders” on the 247 network made crystal ball predictions that