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    Lanford Collins Position: Defensive End
    Height: 6-4
    Weight: 240
    High School: Brooke Point
    Hometown: Stafford, Va.
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    RANKINGS: The No. 11 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Listed the No. 20 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 17 player in the state by Rivals ... Rated the No. 20 defensive end nationally by ESPN.com's recruiting service ... Ranked the No. 43 defensive end prospect in the nation by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 14 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep ...

    THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on January 29, 2009 ... A member of SuperPrep's Mid-Atlantic Team ... Named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region Team as a defensive lineman ... Was first-team all-Commonwealth District, all-Northwest Region and Free Lance-Star All-Area his senior year ... Registered 124 tackles, 16 sacks and 24 tackles for loss in his junior and senior seasons ... Named honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post his final year ... As a junior, also caught 12 passes for 220 yards and three scores ... From the same high school as former Tech kicker Dustin Keys and current defensive lineman Isaiah Hamlette ... Player host was Isaiah Hamlette ... Recruited by Bud Foster.

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