ESPN released its ESPNU 150 list today, which is the network's ranking of its Top 150 high school senior football players in the country. Among the recruits listed are six considering Virginia Tech, including four from the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Virginia Tech targets on the list are No. 44 Curtis Grant, No. Demetrius Nicholson, No. 97 Darius Jennings, No. 105 Clifton Richardson, No. 128 Dominique Terrell and No. 143 Kiaro Holts.
Grant is an inside linebacker from Hermitage High School in Richmond and is the top Hokie recruit on the list. He is the No. 3 inside linebacker and at 6-3, 220, projects as an outside linebacker in college according to ESPN. Other schools on his list include Florida, Alabama, Miami and Ohio State.
Nicholson is the No. 4 cornerback in ESPN rankings from Bayside High School in Virginia Beach. Other schools in the running for Nicholson's services include West Virginia, UVa, North Carolina and Maryland.
Jennings plays quarterback for Gilman School in Baltimore, but is listed as the No. 11 athlete in the country. He is also considering Ohio State, Penn State, Maryland and West Virginia among others.
Richardson is another athlete who plays quarterback for Menchville High School in Newport News. According to ESPN is is the No. 13 athlete in the country and is also considering UVa, Tennessee, Miami and West Virginia.
Terrell also plays quarterback, but is ranked as the No. 16 athlete on ESPN's rankings. He is from Osbourn Park High School in Manassas and is also being recruited by West Virginia, Penn State, Tennessee and Miami among others.
Holts is from the Virginia Tech recruiting pipeline of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. The No. 8 guard on ESPN's list attends the same high school that produced Darren Evans and is a teammate of current Hokie commit Kris Harley.
Have you seen any of the players on this list or plan to this season? If so, how did they look to you? Is there any particular player among these four you hope commit to play for the Hokies?