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Virginia Tech has continued to be busy on the recruiting trail in recent weeks as they look to put the finishing touches on their 2021 class and get things going in the 2022 cycle. Here's the latest on a few intriguing recruits.
DB Emmett Hanna
Emmett Hanna hasn't received an offer from a Power 5 schools yet, but there are a few ACC programs showing interest in the talented safety from Ohio.
Hanna told us that Virginia Tech is among the Power 5 programs showing interest in him along with Wake Forest, Virginia, and Boston College. Hanna told us that he just started hearing from the Hokies this Monday via recruiting assistant Beau Davidson, adding this about his conversation with him.
"I think it was good. He told me he really liked my film and he put me up on their recruiting board," Hanna said.
Hanna told us that he was limited to three games during this season but had 28 tackles and 2 interceptions. To date, Hanna has built up a solid offer list outside of the Power 5 ranks that includes Navy, Air Force, Akron, and several FCS programs.
Hanna is clearly a rising name who helped himself a lot in limited action this fall and may have some Power 5 opportunities coming his way.
2022 3* TE Nate Kurisky
Three-star tight end Nate Kurisky told us that Virginia Tech continues to lead in his recruitment, continuing on in that regard as he previously told us. He had this to say about why that's the case.
"I have the most communication with them and have good relationships with a lot of their staff," Kurisky said.
Kurisky also added that Virginia Tech is currently the school that is recruiting him the hardest with TEs coach James Shibest and WRs coach Jafar Williams leading the charge. Kurisky told us that he has a "pretty good" relationship with Shibest and that the two are in contact "frequently" while he also has a good relationship with Williams who was the coach that offered him.
Looking ahead, Kurisky told us that he plans to trim down his list currently after his spring junior season though the dead period being extended to mid-April could change things. He also added that his top goal for the upcoming spring season is to win a conference championship in the prestigious WCAC around Washington D.C..
What's clear is that the Hokies are in great shape with Nate Kurisky who definitely could end up being one of Tech's first 2022 commits.