Junior College Cornerback Jeremy Webb Comes ‘Home’ to Virginia Tech

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Jeremy Webb (right) fell in love with Virginia Tech on his official visit on Nov. 18. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

Junior college prospect Jeremy Webb took three official visits and contemplated a fourth. But after the first, he didn’t need to take any more.

Webb, a cornerback from ASA College in Brooklyn, N.Y., officially visited Virginia Tech on Nov. 17 for the Hokies’ win over Pittsburgh with his brother and mom. While he also visited Central Florida and West Virginia in the following weeks, it was that trip to Blacksburg that sealed his decision to commit to Virginia Tech on Dec. 15.

Now, the 6-foot-3 and 195-pound cornerback is set to sign Wednesday with the Hokies. He’ll enroll at Virginia Tech for the spring semester, and is set to work towards a starting job for the 2018 season.

“It was really just the relationship I have with the coaches,” Webb said. “When I came up for a visit, the amount of love they showed, how they made me feel like I was wanted and needed. They told me I was a missing piece that could put the (defense) over the top next year. Everything was so right on the visit, it would be stupid of me not to follow how I felt and go with Virginia Tech. I just felt like it was the best fit for me, especially with the defense. The team coming back, I feel like it could be a big year and a winning program and that’s definitely something I want to be a part of.”