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Virginia Tech lost one of their top commits early on National Signing Day, as four-star wide receiver Tahj Capehart (5-foot-10, 178 pounds, Virginia Beach, Va.) announced that he was flipping from the Hokies in order to join Maryland’s 2017 recruiting class.

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Capehart had committed to Virginia Tech back in August, but he had been trending in Maryland’s direction as National Signing Day approached.

Capehart — a four-star per Rivals and ESPN — is part of what in an enormous 2017 class for the Terps. Maryland has 29 pledges so far for this recruiting cycle, which is a great showing for D.J. Durkin in his first full year in recruiting.

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