Virginia Tech’s Chase of Class of 2015 Wide Receiver Felton Davis


Nov 2, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies wide receiver Joshua Stanford (5) pulls in a 27 yard reception for a first down in the fourth quarter as Boston College Eagles defensive back C.J. Jones (6) looks on at Alumni Stadium. The Eagles defeated the Hokies 34-27. Mandatory Credit: Ed Wolfstein-USA TODAY Sports

The Virginia Tech Hokies are looking to gain some more commitments from Class of 2015 recruits, especially on the offensive side of the ball as Virginia Tech only has five commits so far and all of those commits are on the defensive side of the ball. The Hokies were able to get a lot of wide receivers in the Class of 2014 and will be looking to bring in a couple more quality receivers in the Class of 2015.

One of those targets is three-star wide receiver Felton Davis.

Wide receiver Felton Davis out of Highland Springs High School in Highland Springs, Virginia has already emerged as one of the top wide receiver targets for the Hokies in the Class of 2015. At 6-3, Davis has the height to be one of those dangerous big targets for a Virginia Tech quarterback down the road. The Hokies have lacked having big target receivers like that and Davis has the potneital to be a big target receiver that Scot Loeffler would love to have in his offense.

Felton Davis is a very good athlete that can go up and over cornerbacks to make some catches in the endzone. Davis might only be around 175 pounds right now but he definitely knows how to make big time catches over smaller players which is something that you want to see in a 6-3 receiver. Davis’s jumping ability is definitely something that has to be interesting the Hokies about his ability to be a red zone nightmare for opponents.

Felton Davis also is a guy that has an ability and fell to find space and take advantage of it. In his highlight tape, Davis is able to find holes in opposing coverage schemes and make plays by using the space he has to get as many yards as possible after the catch. Davis also has shown solid speed for a player of his size as 247 Sports has him listed as a 4.63 40 yard dash time though Davis’s Hudl has him at 4.46.

Right now, the Hokies are definitely the frontrunners for Davis and he would be a big pickup not only due to the fact that Davis is a quality wide receiver but also because he is one of the top 20 in-state players. Davis’s race is still fairly wide open even though the Hokies are the obvious frontrunners as Vanderbilt is a school that Davis has said he would like to make a visit to. The Commodores just recently offered Davis a scholarship and are probably the top opponent for the Hokies in this recruiting battle. For now though, it seems like Davis will end up a Hokie though there is still plenty of time for a lot to happen.

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