RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 10 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed as the No. 30 offensive guard in the country and the No. 21 player in the state by Rivals ... Rated the No. 14 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 52 offensive guard in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 15 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 31, 2006, becoming the 17th member of the 2007 class ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... Named first-team all-state by the VHSCA as an offensive tackle ... Named second-team all-state by the Associated Press as an offensive tackle ... A two-time first-team All-Metro pick by The Richmond Times-Dispatch at offensive tackle ... Finished his junior season with over 80 pancake blocks ... Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.