OF NOTE: Enrolled in January after graduating from high school early.

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 548 overall player in the country by PrepStar … Rated the No. 28 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 29 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 46 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 27 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 48 offensive tackle in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 116 offensive tackle in the country, the No. 168 player in his region and the No. 38 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on April 21, 2012 … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl … Named to the Daily Press All-Star Squad as a first-team offensive lineman … A first-team All-Bay Rivers District selection … Second-team All-757 … Caught seven passes for 265 yards as a tight end his junior season … Player host was Augie Conte … Recruited by Curt Newsome.

PERSONAL: Born 9/1/94 in St. Louis, MO … Son of Jeff and Betsy Osterloh … Has a younger brother … Contemplated major is biological sciences.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I really liked the academics. They have what I’m looking to study (biological sciences). The coaches and the program are nationally recognized. I just thought it was the best place for me.”

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