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    Melvin Keihn
    • Position
    • Height
    • Weight
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • LB
    • 6' 2"
    • 215 lbs.
    • Gilman School
    • Towson, Md.
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    RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 226 overall prospect in the country, the No. 16 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 4 prospect in Maryland by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 20 weakside defensive end in the country and the No. 9 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 55 outside linebacker in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 53 outside linebacker in the country, the No. 77 player in his region and the No. 12 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

    THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 12/24/2013 … An Under Armour All-America Game selection … Named to the Baltimore Sun All-Metro first team his junior and senior seasons … A two-time consensus all-state selection … Had 85 tackles, including 16 for loss and nine sacks, and two forced fumbles as a senior … Recruited by Aaron Moorehead. 

    PERSONAL: Born June 21, 1995, in Monrovia, Liberia … Son of Bainda and Satta Keihn … Father lives in the States, but his mother still lives in Liberia … Left Liberia when he was 8 years old and hasn’t been back … Has two younger brothers and a younger sister in the States … Contemplated major is mechanical engineering. 

    WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “When I went on my visit, it was just a great atmosphere, and it just felt like home to me. I like the kids, and I got along with them. It was just home for me.”

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