RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 41 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 11 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by both The Roanoke Times and SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 45 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 12 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 66 outside linebacker in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 35 outside linebacker in the country, the No. 44 player in his region and the No. 7 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 3, 2011 … Brother of current Hokie Ronny Vandyke … A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad … A first-team Group AAA all-state selection at linebacker by VirginiaPreps … A first-team All-Met selection his senior year by The Washington Post … Had 96 tackles, including 15.5 for loss and 4.5 sacks, to go along with three forced fumbles as his team made it to Virginia Group AAA Division 5 final … The Patriot District defensive player of the year as a senior … A first-team All-Patriot District and All-Northern Region choice as a linebacker his senior season … Finished with 92 tackles as a junior … Player host was Ronny Vandyke … Recruited by Bud Foster.
PERSONAL: Born 3/12/94 in Fairfax, VA … Son of James Vandyke and Gifty Addy … Has an older brother, an older sister and a younger sister … Contemplated major is criminal justice, business management or pre-law.