August 22, 2006

Are the Hokies still in on DT Powell?

Ahoskie, N.C., Hertford County defensive tackle Tydreke Powell hasn't listed Virginia Tech amongst the teams to receive an official visit yet. Does that doesn't mean the 6-foot-3, 298-pounder isn't considering the Hokies anymore? Not by a long shot.

"If Virginia Tech doesn't officially make the cut, I definitely will be giving them all the same respect I give everyone else," he said. "I'm definitely going to be headed to Virginia Tech for an unofficial visit for a game this season even if I have to stay overnight somewhere on my own. I'll definitely do that. I may still even take an official there though."

The Rivals250 prospect has visited Blacksburg once back in April for the spring game.

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