Updated: June 11, 2013
2012: Enrolled at Virginia Tech in January, 2013 after spending a semester at Fork Union Military … Went through off-season workouts with the team … Worked at the left tackle position during spring drills … Earned the Paul Torgersen Award as the top offensive newcomer of spring practice.
Prep School: Spent one semester playing for Coach John Shuman at Fork Union Military … Rated as the No. 14 prep player in the country by Rivals … Ranked the No. 27 prep player in the country, the No. 3 prep offensive tackle and the No. 19 prep player in Virginia by 247Sports.
High School: A Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas selection his senior year of high school … Was listed as the No. 19 player in South Carolina by Rivals … Was rated the No. 69 offensive tackle in the country by Scout … Was ranked as the No. 96 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 24 player in his state by 247Sports … Was rated as the No. 92 offensive tackle in the country, the No. 372 player in his region and the No. 28 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
Personal: Jonathan Lamont McLaughlin, Jr. … Born 10/27/93 in Greensboro, NC … Son of Jonathan, Sr., and Connie McLaughlin … Has a younger brother and an older sister … Cousin of former Hokie players Orion and Cam Martin … Had perfect attendance for all 12 years of school … Enrolled in university studies.