Contact Period Visits: Virginia

A look at where dozens of colleges stopped to check in on prospects in Virginia's 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 classes.

The December contact period has come and gone, and during the two weeks it was a busy time through the Commonwealth. takes a look at what college programs visited which prospects during the two-week window in the state of Virginia.

Charlottesville (Va.) Mont
Class of 2015 running back Kyree Koonce, who is looking for his first offer, received a visit from Virginia head coach Mike London.

Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy
Virginia defensive coordinator Jon Tenuta and offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild visited to see lineman Jacob Fieler, whom they offered and he committed to UVa, as well to see Darius Garcia and tight end Jacob August.

Also, Maryland was by to see Maryland offensive tackle Derwin Gray (Terps commit) and Virginia Tech assistant Shane Beamer was by to see Hokies commits D.J. Reid (running back), commit, Holland Fisher (linebacker) and Cequan Jefferson (cornerback).

Cincinnati was also by to see Fieler, and offered, but finished second for him.

Norfolk (Va.) Lake Taylor
Lake Taylor is home to a number of prospects in including four four-star defensive and Ohio State commit Jalyn Holmes, defensive tackle Nyquan Harris, 2015 cornerback/safety Nhyre Quinerly, 2016 cornerback Wayne Davis and 2017 DT Darnell Ewell.

North Carolina, Marshall, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh, Old Dominion, Maryland, Michigan State, Duke, Penn State and Duke all stopped by.

Norfolk (Va.) Maury
Class of 2015 middle linebacker Derek Wilder, 2016 running back Delveon Little, 2016 outside linebacker Tyrique Sharp and 2017 quarterback/defensive back Jermaine Vaughn each play at Maury and Virginia, Virginia Tech. Old Dominion, Temple and VMI each were at the school.

Tappahannock (Va.) Essex
Essex has a couple of class of 2015 prospects in safety Sterling Hammond and 2015 defensive tackle Markius Lucas, and Penn State and Virginia Tech were in to check on each.

Woodbridge (Va.) Freedom
The "other" school in Woodbridge is home to class of 2016 four-star defensive end Kyree Campbell, and Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and Delaware visited the school.

Hampton (Va.) Phoebus
Running back and Virginia Tech commit Marshawn Williams, class of 2015 defensive tackle Harry Lewis and class of 2016 cornerback Robbie Robinson are the top prospects at Phoebus and Duke, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Pittsburgh and Richmond were there to scout the players.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Bayside
One of the top players in the nation is five-star safety and Virginia commit Quin Blanding, but that is not the only talent at the school. Class 2015 cornerback Jamez Brickhouse, 2015 DE Elijah Alford and 2017 wide receiver Chris Hunt are each at the school, and Penn State, Virginia, North Carolina and Duke were by to see the talent.

Richmond (Va.) Benedictine
One of the top uncommitted players in the region is four-star outside linebacker Raymon Minor, who is looking at Miami, Nebraska, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The school is also home to class of 2015 four-star defensive end Clelin Ferell and stellar class of 2016 wide receiver Scott Bracey.

Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Old Dominion, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Marshall, Boston College, Michigan, South Carolina, Iowa and East Carolina were among the schools to visit Benedictine.

Woodbridge (Va.) High
One of the top players in the nation is five-star defensive end and Alabama commit Da'Shawn Hand, so it makes sense the Crimson Tide stopped in to see him. Class of 2015 quarterback/wide receiver Mike Majette and 2016 wide receiver Kalel Grant also play there, and North Carolina was in to see them.

Woodbridge (Va.) C.D. Hylton
The home offour-star quarterback and Virginia Tech commit Travon McMillian and 2015 four-star offensive tackle Matthew Burrell were a popular stopping point for college coaches. South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Michigan and Boston College were among those to come by.

Chester (Va.) Thomas Dale
Safety and Virginia Tech commit C.J Reavis and class of 2015 four-star defensive tackle Darvin Taylor II were visited by Florida State, North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Maryland, East Carolina, Old Dominion, William & Mary and Richmond.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Bishop Sullivan Catholic
Another of the high profile uncommitted prospects in the region is four-star wide receiver Jamil Kamara, who is down to Virginia, Pittsburgh and Wisconsin. Each of the schools visited him, and North Carolina and VMI each stopped to see VMI commit Brice Tucker.

Richmond (Va.) Hermitage
One of the younger prospects in the state is class 2016 defensive tackle Sulaiman Kamara, who holds an offer from North Carolina. The Tar Heels, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion, Maryland and Iowa each came by.

Manassas (Va.) Stonewall Jackson
Cornerback and Virginia Tech commit Greg Stroman and five-star defensive tackle Tim Settle, the No. 1 player in the 2015 class, were visited by Michigan, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Iowa, Virginia Tech, Clemson and Virginia.

Chesapeake (Va.) Western Branch Western Branch cornerback DaiQuan Lawrence, outside linebacker Terence Ricks and class of 2015 defensive end Kenan Johnson made for a popular group.

North Carolina, East Carolina, North Carolina State, Wake Forest, Syracuse, James Madison, Army, Navy, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Michigan State, Penn State, Duke, Temple, VMI, Harvard and William & Mary and were at the school.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Ocean Lakes
Uncommitted four-star defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi, who is down to Florida State, Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech was one of the top targets at Ocean Lakes, which is also home to quarterback Walter Harold, class of 2015 four-star middle linebacker Jahvoni Simmons, 2015 wide receiver Jaason Lewis, 2015 wide receiver/cornerback Quincy Watts, 2015 cornerback T.J. Griffin, 2015 safety Jahque Alleyne and class of 2016 four-star cornerback Levonta Taylor.

Virginia, Virginia Tech, Florida State, Penn State, Duke, Clemson, Ohio State, , North Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina State, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Maryland, East Carolina, Marshall, James Madison, UMass and William & Mary each came by the school.

Chesapeake (Va.) Oscar Smith
Five-star defensive tackle and Virginia commit Andrew Brown, wide receiver Jaylen Bradshaw, cornerback Lakwon Chapel, safety Monty Fenner, class of 2015 running back DaShawn McClease, 2015 four-star defensive end Josh Sweat and 2017 quarterback Shon Mitchell are the headliners at Oscar Smith.

Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, Virginia Tech, UMass, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Old Dominion, Duke and Liberty were among the schools to check in.

Richmond (Va.) St. Christopher
It was a busy, busy time as schools flocked to see five-star class of 2015 linebacker Ricky DeBerry and four-star cornerback Garrett Taylor.

Virginia, Virginia Tech, Penn State, North Carolina, Clemson, South Carolina, Old Dominion Iowa, Pittsburgh and Tennessee.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Tallwood
Class of 2014 safety and Old Dominion commit Christian Byrum was visited by Old Dominion and Virginia Tech.

Virginia Beach (Va.) Salem
Class of 2015 defensive Trevon Hill, 2016 quarterback Jarre Lightbody and 2016 running back Malik Butts were visited by Tennessee, UMass, Penn State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Duke and North Carolina.

Mechanicsville (Va.) Atlee
Defensive tackle Alec Eberle, who is committed to Florida State, was visited by the Seminoles' staff.

Woodbridge (Va.) Forest Park
Forest Park wide receiver Mustaqeem Williams and 2016 wide receiver Eric Kumah were visited by Old Dominion, Virginia, and Boston College.

Ashburn (Va.) Stone Bridge
The latest prospect at Stone Bridge is class of 2015 defensive tackle Aaron Crawford, and Duke and North Carolina by stopped in to check on him.

Clifton (Va.) Centreville
Class of 2015 safety Xavier Nickens-Yzer and running back A.J. Turner were visited by Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion, Illinois, South Carolina and William & Mary.

Dinwiddle (Va.) High
Virginia and Virginia Tech were in to see class of 2015 linebacker John Branch and 2015 athlete Tyrike Williams

Stafford (Va.) Colonial Forge
Uncommitted cornerback Daniel Ezeagwu said he was visited by Virginia, Virginia Tech, James Madison and Maryland.

Lexington (Va.) Rockbridge County
Virginia, Virginia Tech and Tennessee stopped in to see offensive tackle Austin Clark.

Ringgold (Va.) Dan River
Class of 2015 athlete Tremaine Edmunds was visited by Virginia and Virginia Tech.

Ashburn (Va.) Brian Woods
A late comer on the scene is receiver Melvin Holland, and Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Minnesota and James Madison have each come in to see him.

List compiled by's Michael Clark and Jacquie Franciulli

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