RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 23 player in the state of South Carolina by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 24 prospect in South Carolina by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 74 wide receiver in the country, the No. 249 player in his region and the No. 23 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Listed as the No. 159 wide receiver in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 138 wide receiver in the country and the No. 23 player in his state by 247Sports … Rated as the No. 24 player in the state of South Carolina by The Charlotte Observer after his senior year.

    THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 12, 2011 … Pronounced EYE-rick … A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad … A first-team All-Division I-A all-state selection as a receiver his senior season … Caught 38 passes for 880 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior … The Times and Democrat Elite 11 selection as a junior … A third-team all-area choice as a junior … Player host was Michael Holmes … Recruited by Mike O’Cain.

    PERSONAL: Born 7/15/93 in Orangeburg, SC … Son of Mark and Millie Irick … Has a younger sister … Contemplated major is computer science or engineering.

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