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Holland Fisher
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  • DB
  • 6' 2"
  • 210 lbs.
  • Fork Union
  • Richmond, Va.

OF NOTE: Signed with Virginia Tech in 2013, but is spending a year at Fork Union … Is rated the No. 1 prep player in the country and the No. 1 safety in the country by 247Sports.

RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 3 outside linebacker in the country by Scout … Rated as the No. 83 overall player in the country, the No. 10 safety in the country and the No. 7 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 160 player in the country by PrepStar … Rated the No. 8 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 9 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 36 overall player in the country, the No. 4 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 3 player in his state by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 8 safety in the country, the No. 16 player in his region and the No. 7 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on February 18, 2012 … A member of the ESPN 150, ranked 98th … An Under Armour All-America Game selection … Participated in the Gridiron Kings and The Opening … A preseason SuperPrep All-American … Had 72 tackles, including 11 for a loss and five sacks, with five forced fumbles and one interception in an injury-shortened senior season … Recorded 93 tackles, including 11 for a loss, and four sacks as a junior … Also caught 10 passes for 207 yards and three touchdowns as a tight end his junior season … Recruited by Shane Beamer.

PERSONAL: Born 10/12/94 in Richmond, VA … Son of Melissa Fisher … Has an older brother and a younger brother … Wants to get into either sports medicine or sports management.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “Tech was my favorite team growing up. I used to watch them play every weekend, and then when I got the (scholarship) offer, I thought, ‘Virginia Tech’s my favorite team, so why not go there?’”

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