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Thomas Jarrett Hopple is a Hokie!

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Boom! The Hokies picked up a big commitment from a solid O-line prospect on Saturday.

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Thomas Jarrett Hopple chose to commit to Virginia Tech while on campus Saturday afternoon.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hokies continue getting it done in the #757 - Hopple Commits to Virginia Tech <a href="http://t.co/KHHmwreaBQ">http://t.co/KHHmwreaBQ</a> <a href="http://t.co/5lnGCUJjCs">pic.twitter.com/5lnGCUJjCs</a></p>&mdash; EvanGWatkins247 (@EvanGWatkins247) <a href="https://twitter.com/EvanGWatkins247/status/581942854022520832">March 28, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Offensive line coach Stacy Searels worked hard to get Hopple back on campus and eventually got him to commit to the Hokies. Hopple is currently rated as a 3* prospect and the #25 player in the state of Virginia. At 6-6, 270 lbs Hopple fits the mold that Coach Searels wants for his Tackle prospects, which is where he will start out for the Hokies.

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Early this week the Hokies also picked up a commitment from Clay Dean a 3* defensive tackle prospect that Torrian Gray and Bud Foster really like. He is a high-motor guy that will need to add weight to play defensive tackle for the Hokies, but I actually see him slimming down and becoming a standup inside linebacker in a 3-4 system that the Hokies defensive staff is working on developing.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I am proud to say that I have committed to Virginia Tech to play football. Go Hokies! <a href="http://t.co/YNnQ7iznQo">pic.twitter.com/YNnQ7iznQo</a></p>&mdash; Claybrooke Dean (@ClaybrookeDean) <a href="https://twitter.com/ClaybrookeDean/status/580784234899591168">March 25, 2015</a></blockquote>

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