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I like the layout of the recruiting territories especially the “spot recruiting” for the position coaches this is something I feel Torian Grey has been doing somewhat over the past few seasons and look at the quality of DB we bring into the program. My only question is for Charley Wiles territory of Southwest VA. I have grown up in Southwest VA in Tazewell County and other than 4 years spent in Roanoke have been here my whole life. Since Roanoke has someone else designated to it I’m taking Southwest VA being anything beyond Roanoke pretty much meaning Christiansburg down to the TN, and KY lines. My question is why don’t they expand his recruiting territy to go into TN probably to around the Knoxville area? From following recruiting closly over the past few years I have noticed VT and UTenn have not been in many recruiting battles even with their close geographic proximity. Do you think VT feels that UTenn will come after more of our players if we start knocking on their back door? Or do you think they feel TN is all SEC country? The main reason I am asking is because there just aren’t that many D1 football players that come out of SWVA it is riddled with 1A and 2A schools. Unlike other places in VA which have multiple D1 prospects every single year I can name some of the notable D1 players over a span of years: Justin Hamilton(Clintwood), Heath Miller(Honaker), Ahmad Bradshaw(Graham), Cody Journell(Giles), Mike Compton(Richlands), Jake Houseright(Gate City), Chad Beasley(Gate City). I’m sure I’m missing some notable names, however my point is this is just a handful of players scattered over a several year span.
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Wed, 22 May 2013 13:19:25 +0000
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