RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 16 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed as the No. 21 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 22 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 57 offensive tackle in the country by Scout ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 25, 2006, becoming the 13th member of the 2007 class ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... Was key blocker for a Kellam team that led the Beach District in rushing (233 ypg) ... Had 19 catches for 416 yards and five touchdowns ... Named first-team All-Beach District, All-Tidewater and Group AAA all-state as a tight end ... Recruited by Curt Newsome.