The Fisher Law Firm Friday Q&A: Basketball Recruiting, the 2019 Football Season, and More

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1) Twitter recruiting accounts seem to report that Mike Young is everywhere. Does he have a twin? Is he able to apparate like the wizards in the Harry Potter movies? – Hokie.KennyG

Chris Coleman: Back when Buzz Williams was hired in March of 2014, I started following Corey Evans, a national basketball recruiting analyst for Rivals. Corey does a good job of keeping people up-to-date on which coaches are at which events, and which prospects they are there to see. I wanted to know the guys Buzz Williams was recruiting, and it was through Evans’s Twitter account, and accounts like his, that it became obvious that Buzz’s top targets for his first full class at Tech were Justin Robinson, Chris Clarke and Kerry Blackshear.

Besides those three guys, Buzz was also busy evaluating players for future classes as well. I remember being impressed by his energy level. The last couple of years, Corey Evans’s Twitter account didn’t mention Buzz or the Virginia Tech staff as much as it did the first couple years of his tenure, if that tells you anything.

At any rate, the early few weeks of the Mike Young era appear to be every bit as energetic as the early parts of the Buzz Williams era. Here are some examples…