RANKINGS: Rated the No. 5 player in the state of Virginia and the No. 6 offensive tackle in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 12 overall player on the Virginia 33 by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 15 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed as the No. 28 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 12 player in the state by Rivals ... THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 15, 2006, becoming the ninth member of the 2007 class ... An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team ... A first-team all-state offensive line selection on the AAA team, as selected by the Associated Press ... Named first-team all-state by the VHSCA as an ofensive guard ... Named first-team All-Met as an offensive lineman by The Washington Post ... Helped lead Hylton to an 8-2 record ... Recruited by Bud Foster.