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…

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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…

Hopewell - Kesean Henderson

The Legacy Continues: UVA offers Hopewell’s Kesean Henderson

Hopewell ATH Kesean Henderson (Photo courtesy of Kesha and Trenton Henderson) Kesean Henderson lands first Division I offer by Byron Jones, recruit804 Hopewell High School has emerged as a top destination for college coaches seeking a top-tier running back. Interestingly enough, those running backs all hail from one household. Ronnie Walker Jr. began the trend…

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Coaches Corner: Nick Saban and “Buy In”

Coach Lew Johnston (Photo: Sarah Murphy/recruit757) Coach Lew Johnston talks about Nick Saban and team dynamics by Lew Johnston, a special contribution to recruit757 I thought that Coach Saban’s emotion-filled remarks after the national championship game were quite revealing. Yes, he has some very talented athletes! But, so did Ohio State. What got my attention…