It's a super Saturday for Virginia Tech; Mario Kendricks committed to the Hokies.
The 6-1, 275 pound defensive lineman opted for Tech over fellow finalists Georgia Tech, Virginia, Louisville, Wake Forest, Iowa State, and N.C. State. The 247Sports Composite rates the Osceola HS (Kissimmee, FL) product as a 3-star (0.8560) strong-side defensive end. Kendricks figures to grow into a defensive tackle for the Hokies.
Kendricks makes it seven 2019 cycle verbal commitments for Virginia Tech in June. Outside receiver, 3-star, Jacoby Pinckney made the call for the Hokies on June 26. Three-star WR Tayvion Robinson revealed Virginia Tech as his college destination on June 24. Three-star 2019 TE Nick Gallo picked Tech on June 19. Three-star 2019 DT Norell Pollard went public with his Virginia Tech commitment on June 18. The Hokies added 4-star WR Jaden Payoute to their class on June 10. And 4-star CB Cam'Ron Kelly turned heads when the 757 standout pledged to Tech back on June 7.