Virginia Tech’s Early Enrollees Could Contribute Early

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DJ Crossen could help the Hokies early.

Virginia Tech’s 2018 class features nine players who will enroll in January, plus Christian Darrisaw, who originally signed in 2017 before spending this past season at Fork Union.  According to Virginia Tech, the following 10 players will enroll next month…

DE Eli Adams
CB DJ Crossen
OL Christian Darrisaw
DT Joe Kane
LS Oscar Shadley
RB Caleb Steward
LB Alan Tisdale
WR Tre Turner
CB Jermaine Waller
WR Kaleb Smith

JUCO cornerback Jeremy Webb is hoping to enroll in January as well, but that is up in the air at this point.  If he is successful, then the Hokies will have 11 new players in the program for winter workouts and spring practice. 

We all know that enrolling early can give a true freshman a leg up on fellow newcomers who do not enroll early.  I think most of the players on the list above will end up taking a redshirt, but I believe most of them have a chance to play in 2018, depending on their development between January and September and what the depth chart looks

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