RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 6 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed as the No. 21 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 7 player in the state by Rivals ... Rated the No. 10 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 42 offensive tackle in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 10 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 5, 2006, becoming the third member of the 2007 class ... A member of the Rivals250 Team ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... Named a second-team All-Metro offensive tackle by The Richmond Times-Dispatch ... Was first-team All-Dominion District at offensive tackle and second team at defensive tackle his final year ... Had 14 tackles, including 2.0 sacks and 4.0 tackles for loss ... An all-academic performer in the Dominion District his junior season ... Was the Dominion District and Central Region champion in the shot put his junior year, finishing third overall in the state ... Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.