Virginia Tech Power 5 Offers: 2019 Offensive Class

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Doug Nester highlights Virginia Tech’s 2019 offensive recruiting class. (Photo via @Freshie74)

The first thing we have to do is recognize the fact that reported Power 5 offers aren’t always accurate.  Sometimes a recruit may mistake interest for a real offer.  Some “offers” are contingent upon things, such as weight gain, what decision another recruit makes, etc., but they are reported as regular offers anyway.  These days some recruits will even false report offers on Twitter to raise their profile and try to gain real interest from schools.  That doesn’t happen very often, but it does happen.

So we have to take the number of Power 5 offers with a grain of salt.  That being said, we can assume in most cases that being listed as having a Power 5 offer from a school is a sign of at least heavy interest from that program. 

Check out the average number of Power 5 offers for Virginia Tech offensive recruits between 2012 and 2019…

2012: 3.86
2013: 2.89
2014: 5.85
2015: 6.87
2016: 6.27
2017: 4.33
2018: 10.1
2019: 10.83

For the second year in a row, on paper, Virginia Tech hit it out of the park in offensive recruiting relative to their past classes.  As usual they excelled at wide receiver recruiting, and for the second year in a row they were strong on the offensive line.  This year they also managed to nab two tailbacks with double-digit Power 5