Virginia Tech Recruiting: The Micro

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Virginia Tech, Justin Fuente
Justin Fuente and Noah Kim seemed to like each other very much, and then Kim decommitted out of nowhere.. (Ivan Morozov)

Virginia Tech’s 2020 recruiting class is signed, sealed and delivered. It’s possible that the Hokies could elect to sign another player or two in February, but for the most part we know what the final version of this class is going to look like.

There are some things I like about this class, and some things I don’t like. There are some reasons for the low rankings, and some are good ones, and some are not so good. The staff went into this year with an idea for what they wanted this class to look like, and they did accomplish some of their goals in an acceptable manner. We’re going to cover all of that. There will be praise, and there will be criticism. I’ll try to be fair and balanced, as usual.

There are two ways to look at recruiting: on the micro level, and the macro level.  Today’s article will focus entirely on the micro level, I.E. the 2020 class.  A later article will take a look at Virginia Tech’s overall recruiting efforts, how staff changes are designed to jumpstart those efforts, etc.  With Christmas coming next week, and the bowl game the following week, that article will likely be just after the New Year.

The Numbers

If Virginia Tech doesn’t sign any more players in February, they’ll have a 14-man class for