Signing Day is less than a week away on Feb. 7 and the Virginia Tech football team signed some of their members to the Class of 2024 in December during the early signing period.
Head coach Brent Pry has signed some very promising recruits for the future and some have a chance to make an immediate impact as early as this upcoming season. ESPN released its final Top 300 player rankings in the Class of 2024 and the Hokies had two recruits land in the rankings.
Keylen Adams and Emmett Laws ranked in ESPN Top 300
If there are two areas where Pry and his staff have been making strides, it’s on the field and off it with recruiting. Mainly, they’ve been striking it big within the state of Virginia in recruiting and one of the recruits, Keylen Adams was ranked 184th. The Virginia Beach native is one of two promising wide receivers that the Hokies signed, with Chanz Wiggins being the other one. The 6-foot-2, 190-pounder is going to join a wide receiver room with Wiggins that is going to be deep with veterans returning, but don’t be surprised to see the Green Run High School, product make a name for himself next season.
Defensive tackle Emmett Laws had a good showing at the Under Armour All-American Game, as did Wiggins. The 6-foot-2, 255-pound Laws is from Hyattsville, Maryland, and had a good career with powerhouse DeMatha Catholic High School. Like Adams and Wiggins, Laws is joining a veteran defensive line group for 2024 and that will help him make the transition to Power 5 football. He will have a chance to work with and learn from veterans, but his future is very bright in Blacksburg.
Other schools had more players ranked on the ESPN list, but this is just the beginning for Pry and Virginia Tech who is just getting started in landing some of the top recruits. Expect more names on the Top 300 list for ESPN from Virginia Tech in the coming years.