RANKINGS: Rated as the No. 33 player in the state of Florida by the Orlando Sentinel … Ranked as the No. 70 wide receiver in the country and the No. 75 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 122 wide receiver in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 71 wide receiver in the country, the No. 238 player in his region and the No. 90 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 10/21/2013 … A second-team Class 6A all-state selection as a wide receiver his senior season … Had 50 catches for 770 yards as a junior, helping Winter Haven High to a 10-2 record and a playoff berth despite playing with a torn labrum … Recruited by Torrian Gray. 


PERSONAL: Born Jan. 22, 1995, in Marietta, Ga. … Lives with his grandmother, Karen Brooks… Has an older brother, an older sister and a younger brother … Contemplated majors are business management or marketing.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “I was down to three options, and I went to Minnesota and I liked Minnesota, but it was too far for my family. They didn’t want me to go that far away, so I didn’t go. Kentucky started picking up a bunch of receivers. It came down to Virginia Tech, and when I visited, I enjoyed it, and I think I’ll fit in well with them.”

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