J.C. Price - Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech announces hiring of line coach J.C. Price

J.C. Price in his playing days at Virginia Tech (Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech Athletics) After a decade at Marshall, J.C. Price comes home to Blacksburg by Andy Hilton, recruit757 J.C. Price was an All-American offensive tackle in his 1995 senior year at Virginia Tech. He was a four-year starter on Virginia Tech’s 1995 Big…

Maury - Eric Gibson

National Signing Day to arrive with a whisper this year

Maury QB Eric Gibson (Photo: Joe Barnes/recruit757) National Signing Day won’t be celebrated like usual by Andy Hilton, recruit757 A few years ago, the NCAA instituted the early signing period for football, allowing high school seniors an opportunity to sign their NLI in December. That took some of the shine off of the traditional National…

Virginia Tech

VT assistant Darryl Tapp heads to the NFL

Virginia Tech (Photo: Andy Hilton/recruit757) Former Hokie lineman Darryl Tapp leaves the coaching staff by Andy Hilton, recruit757 Justin Fuente scored quite a coup with the arrival of former Hokie lineman and NFL veteran Darryl Tapp a little more than a year ago. Tapp came in with vast experience, name recognition and a connection to…

Lew Johnston - Coaches Corner - Attitude

Coaches Corner: Commander Leadership

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sam Mizelle/recruit757) Let’s look again at Leadership by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 Since I was a boy, I have loved reading biographies…. particularly of famous people. In my youth, it was guys like Davy Crockett and Andrew Jackson. These days I am still reading about successful men— who…