As Virginia Tech awaits the arrival of national letters of intent Wednesday, it's also hoping to get a few pleasant surprises from some of the most highly-touted targets on its recruiting board.
Joel Caleb, Ken Ekanem and Korren Kirven will all make their college decisions Wednesday, and all three players have Tech listed among their finalists. Kirven also has Virginia among his finalists.
Each player is considered by most recruiting analysts to be among the nation's top 40 prospects at his respective position.
Caleb, a 6-foot-2, 202-pound wide receiver from Clover Hill High in Midlothian, is considering scholarship offers from Tech, Ohio State and West Virginia. He's considered the top recruit for the 2012 class in the state of Virginia.
Ekanem, a 6-3, 232-pound linebacker from Centreville High in Clifton, is considering offers from Tech and Notre Dame. Kirven, a 6-4, 267-pound defensive tackle from Brookville High in Lynchburg, is looking at offers from Tech, U.Va., Alabama, Tennessee and Maryland.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times