RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 25 overall player on the South Carolina 35 by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 29 player in the state of South Carolina by Scout ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 9, 2006, becoming the sixth member of the 2007 class ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... Named to the 2006 Palmetto Champions All-Star Team as the Upper State Lineman by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association (SCFCA) ... Was selected to the NC/SC Shrine Bowl his senior year after recording nine catches for 152 yards and three touchdowns ... Recruited by Bud Foster.