Scout300 WR Tahj Capehart breaks down Virginia Tech commitment.

Scout 300 wide receiver Tahj Capehart committed to Virginia Tech moments ago and the Virginia Beach (Va.) Bishop Sullivan standout spoke with Scout about his decision.

Virginia Tech secured a huge commitment on Saturday from four-star wide receiver Tahj Capehart.

"I'm very excited to be committed," said the 5-foot-11, 185-pound Capehart. "This has been a long and stressful process, but Virginia Tech is home.

"The coaching staff treats you like family, the campus is nice and I'm excited about the educational side that Tech has to offer. I also want to encourage other players from the 757 to stay home."

The Hokies' coaching staff played a crucial role in his decision.

"I have the closest relationships with (running backs) coach (Zohn) Burden and (wide receivers) coach (Holmon) Wiggins," Capehart said. "I've of course met all the coaches and spoken with each, but most of my communication has been with those two. 

"Coach Burden actually gave me my first offer when he was coaching at ODU, so I've had a relationship with him for a while. But I'm close with both of them. It's two different relationships. Coach Wiggins is my position coach so we are building on that and coach Burden is my recruiter."

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The four-star Bishop Sullivan playmaker is looking forward to playing for new head coach Justin Fuente

"I am very excited," Capehart said.  "I really like coach Fuente. He is a down to earth coach and really a player's coach. The success him and his staff had at Memphis was great and I feel they will bring that same energy to VT."

Although signing day is about six months away, today marks the end of Capehart's recruitment.

"I'm firm with my commitment," he said. "I do not plan to take any more college trips other than to Virginia Tech games and my official visit."


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