After coming off a disappointing 7-6 season, their worst in 20 years, many Virginia Tech fans wondered how well the Hokies would do in recruiting. Would high school players have a change of heart and bail on the Hokies and re-open their recruiting? It was a reasonable question, but the Hokies answered not only with coaching changes but arguably one of the best recruiting classes in recent school history.
Now that we are almost a week removed from national signing day, we can begin to take a look at some of the freshmen the Hokies signed and how they will impact the program moving forward.
In all, the Hokies signed 19 players. Included in those 19 are two quarterbacks, four offensive linemen and up to seven in the secondary once coaches determine where some will play.
Here is a look at five freshmen the Hokies can build around over the next three to five years.