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Virginia Tech gets defensive

By Bill Hodge

Virginia Tech has added pledges from two Class 2004 prospects, including defensive lineman William Walls and defensive back Theodore Miller, both from Washington-Woodson, DC. The Hokies recently gained quarterback Sean Glennon of Chantilly-Westfield, Va.

Class 2003 forward Dan Coleman of Minnetonka-Hopkins, Minn., received a requested release from Boston College and has signed with Minnesota. He will redshirt this season.

Illinois pledged Class 2004 receiver Fabian Martin of Chicago-Prosser, Ill., over Purdue. Other offers included Iowa, Wisconsin and Colorado.

Purdue has a commitment from Class 2004 offensive lineman Garret Miller of Bay City, Tex.

Class 2004 receiver Sidney Rice of Gaffney, SC., has decommitted from South Carolina. He is now considering Flordia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Syracuse, Georgia and the Gamecocks, among others.

Washington State has a commitment from Class 2004 offensive lineman Eddie Vickers of Vancouver-Columbia River, Wash.

Connecticut pledged Class 2004 tight end Rob Getek of Nashua-Bishop Guertin, NH. UConn recently gained defensive back Ken Tinney of Ansonia, Conn., over offers from Syracuse and Michigan State.

Check out the updated lists of Top 150 Prospects and Super Prospects. Where are the top Class 2004 receivers headed? List.

Class 2004 Football Database
* Seach the early list of over 2550 Prospects.
* Search the database to find Commitments for your favorite Schools and Conferences.
*Football Signing Periods: Midyear JC Transfers (Dec. 17-Jan. 15) and Regular (Feb. 4-Apr. 1).
* Check out the database for prospects in your Home State
* Lists of Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects:
Top 150 Quarterbacks and additional Super Prospect Quarterbacks.
Top 150 Running Backs and additional Super Prospect Running Backs.
Top 150 Receivers and additional Super Prospect Receivers.
Top 150 Tight Ends and additional Super Prospect Tight Ends.
Top 150 Offensive Linemen and additional Super Prospect OL.
Top 150 Defensive Linemen and additional Super Prospect DL.
Top 150 Linebackers and additional Super Prospect Linebackers.
Top 150 Defensive Backs and additional Super Prospect Defensive Backs.

Class 2003 Football Database
* Check lists: Prospects/Commitments/Signings/Schools and Conferences.
* Lists of Top 150 Prospects/Super Prospects/Top 150 JC Prospects.
*LSU, Florida and Southern California led the Final 2003 Top Classes.

Football Commitments/Signings:
OCSN: Main Recruiting Page.
Class 2004: Database/Top Prospects/Conference.
Class 2003: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2002: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2001: Database/Top Prospects/Conference/Top Classes.
Class 2000: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1999: Database/Top Prospects/Top Classes.
Class 1998: Database.
Class 1997: Database.

Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to's Recruiting Page.

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