RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 17 player on the Mid-Atlantic 49 by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 65 tight end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 69 tight end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Rated the No. 16 player in the DC/Delaware/Maryland/West Virginia area in SuperPrep’s preseason edition.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on January 6, 2011 … An All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar … A second-team All-Met selection by The Washington Post … Caught 25 passes for 337 yards and five touchdowns his final year … Also had five sacks and two blocked punts, one of which he returnd for a score … A preseason All-Atlantic Region selection as a tight end by PrepStar … Caught 15 passes for 321 yards and three scores, including an 85-yarder, as a junior … Player host was Nick Dew … Recruited by Kevin Sherman.