Cody Journell Position: Kicker
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
High School: Giles
Hometown: Ripplemead, Va.

RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 3 kicker nationally by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. ... Listed as the No. 7 kicking prospect in the nation by ... Ranked the No. 13 kicking prospect in the nation by Rivals ... Ranked the No. 48 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 50 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... .

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on June 9, 2008 ... A PrepStar All-American ... A member of SuperPrep's Mid-Atlantic Team ... Named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region Team as a kicker ... Booted six field goals as a senior, including three of at least 42 yards ... Also was a running back and rushed for 1,060 yards and 13 touchdowns, and he returned a kickoff for a touchdown ... A first-team All-Timesland selection by The Roanoke Times ... Kicked 10 field goals his junior season, including a long of 54 yards ... A first-team All-Group A selection by the Associated Press as a junior ... Player host was Austin Fuller ... Recruited by Billy Hite.