RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 24 defensive back in the country by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 5 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Rated the No. 6 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 21 safety in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 6 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 33 "athlete" in the country and the No. 14 player in the state by Rivals ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 26, 2006, becoming the 15th member of the 2007 class ... A SuperPrep Postseason All-American ... An All-America and All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... Because of a broken leg his senior season, did not garner awards, missing about nine of Varina's 13 games ... Still had two interceptions and eight tackles in four full games ... Had nine interceptions (3 for touchdowns), 30 tackles and a fumble return for a score his junior year ... Played quarterback and free safety for Varina as a junior, completing 70-of-138 passes for 1,402 yards and 20 touchdowns with six interceptions ... Rushed 75 times for 505 yards and seven touchdowns on defense, earning 2005 offensive player of the year honors in his district ... Was named to the first-team All-Metro defense by the Richmond Times-Dispatch ... Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.