After decommitting from Temple yesterday, three-star DT Joshua Fuga announced today that he has committed to Virginia Tech.
Fuga becomes the 18th commit for the Hokies in their 2019 class and seventh from the Commonwealth. In addition, Fuga is the fourth defensive tackle commit joining three-star high school DTs Mario Kendricks
and Norell Pollard
along with three-star JUCO DT Dashawn Crawford
Fuga told us that Virginia Tech is his "dream school" which was a big reason why he chose the Hokies. Fuga also told us that his official visit to Blacksburg this weekend also made a big impact on his decision to commit to the Hokies.
"Taking the visit played a MAJOR role in my commitment. I got to meet the guys I will be coming in with and I got a feeling on how to be a Hokie," Fuga said.
With his commitment today, Fuga confirmed to us that he will be signing on Wednesday, ending his recruitment by officially joining the Hokies.
Joshua Fuga in the Recruiting Rankings
Among DTs, Fuga is ranked as the 60th best by 247 Sports
, 96th best by ESPN
, and 114th best by the 247 Sports Composite. Within the state of Virginia, Fuga is ranked 24th best by 247 Sports, 30th best by ESPN, and 38th best by the 247 Sports Composite. Rivals
rates Fuga as a two-star recruit.
Joshua Fuga's Offer List (According to 247 Sports)
- ACC: Virginia Tech, Virginia, Wake Forest
- AAC: Navy, Temple
- Conference USA: Marshall, Old Dominion
- MAC: Buffalo
- FCS: Georgetown, Hampton, Pennsylvania, Towson
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