- Stone Bridge (Ashburn, VA) star Jonathan Allen, one of the most highly recruited defensive end prospects in the class of 2013, is now considering five finalists, including Florida, Alabama, Virginia Tech, Penn State and Ohio State. The 6’3″, 225-pound junior had narrowed his list to Alabama and Florida last month.
Read the latest on Allen in this Washington Post report.
- Virginia Tech has offered Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, VA) sophomore defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi, who is now up to five offers: Illinois, N.C. State, Old Dominion, Virginia and Virginia Tech. Tech and ODU came through for the promising class of 2014 prospect yesterday. UVa offered on Wednesday.
At 6’3″, 305 pounds, Nnadi certainly has impressive size, particularly for a high school sophomore.
- On the basketball front, the Montrezl Harrell watch continues. The 6’8″, 235-pound power forward, one of two seniors to sign with Virginia Tech last November, has yet to decide whether he will ask out of his letter of intent or stay with the Hokies. Yesterday afternoon, Norm Wood of the Daily Press tweeted that Hargrave Military Academy (VA) star had yet to make a decision.
New Tech coach James Johnson was able to keep Rustburg (VA) forward Marshall Wood in the fold.