The Virginia Tech Hokies have been fairly quiet on the recruiting trail recently outside of gaining a commitment from three-star DL Joe Kane right before the Spring Game. However, there hadn’t been talk of any Hokie commit potentially decommitting but that changed this evening.
I'm am opening up my recruitment pic.twitter.com/PLMFf2HZNh
— DeJuan Ellis (@DeJuanEllisll) May 2, 2017
Three-star QB/ATH DeJuan Ellis decommitted from Virginia Tech this evening after having committed last August. According to Ellis, the Hokies are still a contender though Virginia Tech’s hopes may heavily depend on whether Ellis wants to be the only QB commit in a class or if he is comfortable being a part of a class as either an athlete or as not the only QB with the latter giving the Hokies more of a shot.
DeJuan Ellis is rated as a four-star athlete by ESPN and three-star by Rivals, 247 Sports, and the 247 Sports Composite with 247 Sports, ESPN, and the 247 Sports Composite all having Ellis as a top 30 athlete and top 12 recruit in Maryland. Ellis doesn’t currently have a long offer list though Maryland likely will become a serious player and his offer list may grow some with Ellis decommitting today.