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RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 16 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 51 running back in the country and the No. 23 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 32 running back in the country and the No. 15 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated as the No. 89 running back in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 45 running back in the country, the No. 52 player in his region and the No. 18 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 7/15/2014 … A member of the All-Atlantic Region Team by SuperPrep … A first-team all-state selection at the Class 6A level by the VHSL and VirginiaPreps … A first-team All-Tidewater selection by The Virginian Pilot after rushing for a school-record 2,015 yards and scoring 29 touchdowns as a senior … Ran for 718 yards in four playoff games … Rushed for 1,558 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior … Finished his three-year varsity career with 5,025 rushing yards and 82 total touchdowns.

PERSONAL: Born July 16, 1996, in Norfolk, VA … Son of Shawn Brown and Tiffany Brown … Has two younger brothers and two younger sisters … Also runs track … Contemplated major is business, with maybe a minor in communications.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: “Honestly, it was because I felt most at home there. I knew a lot of people there already, and I’m close with a lot of other recruits.”

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