Devon Hunter: Big On Talent, And Huge For Tech’s In-State Perception

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Devon Hunter
Devon Hunter is a huge pickup for Justin Fuente.

Today was a big day for Virginia Tech football.  The Hokies gained a commitment from Devon Hunter, whom we rank as the #1 overall prospect in the state of Virginia.  To put that into perspective, Tech hasn’t signed TSL’s top in-state player since Logan Thomas way back in 2009.

This is a big deal.  Let’s put Hunter’s talent level in perspective, talk about in-state perception, and discuss what Justin Fuente has been able to accomplish in his first year in Blacksburg.

Hunter’s Talent Level in Historical Perspective

If you use the historical Composite rankings, Devon Hunter is right up there with some other high school recruits that you’ll recognize…

Kevin Jones 5-star,  #1 in the country 
Kendall Fuller 5-star, #17 in the country 
Tyrod Taylor 5-star, #17 in the country 
Marcus Vick 5-star, #22 in the country 
Macho Harris 4-star, #40 in the country 
Ryan Williams 4-star, #39 in the country