Virginia Tech’s 2016 class was mostly recruited by Frank Beamer’s final staff. However, Justin Fuente’s staff came in and managed to retain most of those prospects, and they also added a few of their own, such as quarterback Jerod Evans.
That class has been on campus for about one calendar year. Today we’ll take a look at each individual and see how much progress has been made over the last 12 months. My initial thought is that it’s going to turn out to be a pretty good class. But do the facts back up my thoughts?
Quarterback Jerod Evans: Evans was Justin Fuente’s first major recruit. He was the No. 1 JUCO quarterback prospect in the country. He set numerous Virginia Tech records during his short stint in Blacksburg.
Quarterback Josh Jackson: Jackson competed for the starting quarterback job as a true freshman, and he’s doing so again as a redshirt-freshman. If somebody like AJ Bush or Hendon Hooker beats him out, they will have beaten out a pretty good player. So far he looks like a very good get for the Hokies.
Overall, you’ve got to like what Virginia Tech did at quarterback in the 2016. Jerod Evans became...
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