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RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 16 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 236 overall player nationally, the No. 15 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 12 player in the state of Virginia by Rivals … Rated as the No. 24 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 15 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 53 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 4 OLB in the East by Scout … Ranked as the No. 41 outside linebacker in the country, the No. 82 player in his region and the No. 28 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 7/31/2014 … A member of the Rivals Top 250 … A member of the All-Atlantic Region Team by SuperPrep … Missed part of his senior season with an injury … Still was named first-team all-state for the Class 2A level by both the VHSL and VirginiaPreps … A 2014 American Family Insurance All-USA Virginia Football Team selection … Named first-team All-Conference 37 as a senior as both a linebacker and tight end, earning Defensive Back of the Year honors … Recorded 120 tackles his junior season with 17 tackles for a loss and four sacks … Also had two interceptions, two blocked kicks, a forced fumble and a recovered fumble as he earned Conference 37 Defensive Back of the Year honors.

PERSONAL: Born in Danville, VA … Son of Ferrell, Jr. and Felicia Edmunds … Father played seven years in the NFL (Miami and Seattle) and was a two-time Pro Bowler … His older brothers, Trey and Terrell, play football for the Hokies … Likes to draw and likes to dance … Contemplated major is communications.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “It was just a great school, and there’s a great group of people up there trying to do the right thing. I’ve just loved Virginia Tech ever since my brother’s [Trey] been there and I love the environment.”

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