About a year ago at this time, the Hokies seemed out of the race to earn a commitment from highly touted 2019 DB Tayvion "Tank" Land out of Virginia Beach's Bishop Sullivan HS.
But these days, Virginia Tech seems to be back in the driver's seat.
Land became Tech's first commitment of the 2019 cycle all the way back in July 2016, but he backed off that pledge by February 2017. Not only did Land, who's rated a 4-star prospect by the 247Sports Composite ranking, seem a sure bet to head elsewhere, but Tech's entire recruiting relationship with Bishop Sullivan seemed in jeopardy following the last-minute decommitment of WR Tahj Capehart.
From time to time articles may be published exclusively for members of The Key Players Club. Unfortunately this has become necessary in order to bring attention to The Key Players Club and increase the value and incentive for joining. Ultimately it will enable The Key Play to continue to publish its first-rate content, stay online, and maintain top-flight server speeds.