"I just felt it was a good situation," Durant said. "They've been tracking me since May and they've been real loyal to me. I just wanted to see if it was going to be a good situation and all I had to do was visit."
The New Hampton (N.H.) School standout is familiar with the Virginia Tech program and has developed a bond with the players and coaches.
"I went down there and I know Jeff Allen and Malcolm Delaney because they are from around my way," Durant said. "I just felt comfortable with all the players and the coaches. I built a good relationship with all of the coaches."
Durant and Swindle join Victor Davila to make up Virginia Tech's 2008 recruiting class.