RANKINGS: Listed as the 60 prospect in Ohio by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 38 offensive guard in the country and the No. 32 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 84 offensive guard in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 25 offensive guard in the country, the No. 58 player in his region and the No. 17 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 7/10/2013 … A first-team Associated Press Division VI All-Ohio team selection at defensive tackle as a senior … The Co-Defensive Player of the Year in the state his senior season … A first-team Division V all-Ohio selection as an offensive lineman as a junior … Recruited by Stacy Searels. 

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 19, 1996, in Hamilton, OH … Son of Gregg and Fawn Pettit … Has an older brother and has an older sister … Contemplated major is business.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “Overall, it’s just a great school. When I went and visited, I fell in love with the place. I really like the coaching staff a lot. They’re a bunch of great coaches and great guys. I loved the campus and academics. Everything felt right at Virginia Tech.”

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