The 6-foot 3-inch, 225-pounder out of North Carolina chose the Hokies over offers from Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, NC State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and others.
Listed as the No. 24 inside linebacker prospect nationally, Hollifield has potential on the other side of the ball.
"Shibest really thinks I am a tight end, as of right now," he said over the summer.
"Whatever is going to get me on the field the quickest is what I'm cool with."
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