OF NOTE: Enrolled in January after graduating from high school early.
RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 26 pro-style quarterback in the nation and the No. 16 prospect in Pennsylvania by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 18 pro-style quarterback in the country and the No. 9 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 53 quarterback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 41 pocket passing quarterback in the country, the No. 134 player in his region and the No. 28 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 6/16/2013 … The Gatorade State Player of the Year in Pennsylvania … A Pennsylvania Class AAAA first-team all-state selection as a senior … Threw for 2,776 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior, leading Cedar Cliff to a 9-2 record … Completed 161 of 238 passes … Was named the Mid-Penn Keystone Division’s Offensive Player of the Year … Participated in the Elite 11 Quarterback Camp and Nike’s The Opening … Completed 225 of 339 attempts as a junior, throwing for 2,957 yards and 35 touchdowns … Earned third-team all-state honors that season … Recruited by Scot Loeffler.
PERSONAL: Andrew Walter Ford … Born 10/27/95 in Camp Hill, PA … Son of Pete and Grace Ford … Has two younger siblings: Derek and Emily … Majoring in business.
WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “It was just very comfortable for me. Everyone told me that I would get this feeling when I was on a campus that this was the place God intended for me to be. I came down for the first camp in June, and that drove it home. I knew Virginia Tech was the place for me.”