Jack Hollifield Commits to Hokies

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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how is his name not Jax?

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Because he's not from Florida.

Jak'd

We put the K in Kwality

Their parents were really big fans of the series apparently

Loveddd that game.

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All right Fam! Great news!

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Looking for an unbiased take, how talented is this kid?

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Good athlete. Has played all over the field for his HS (DE, LB, TE, etc.) I think he's less of a sure thing at TE/H-Back than Ouzts or Dingle, but definitely has a lot of potential.

I think he's going to be an excellent addition in that blocking TE role. I really like his potential there more so that on the defensive side of the ball. I really liked his motor watching him live in the HS championship game last year

Not a film expert but not sure how well he moves in space. I sort of like him as a strong side end. Regardless, he's a good person for the coaches to figure out in terms of a combo of athletic ability and body type that lends itself to a few different roles.

Yay finally!!!!

Edit: wonder if he gets re-rated at TE. I recall 247 dinged his rating like 4 or 5 points when they changed his eval from ATH to ILB

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

Literally fam

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

He seems thrilled lol glad to have this kid on board nonetheless!!

That's awesome. Welcome to the team Mr Hollifield.

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WOOO!!! FAM!

2 time Longwood grad married to a Hokie.

That's impressive especially since it's happened under Beamer and the guy who followed Beamer.

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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Love it. Glad to have him!

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Go for it

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Big question! How many brothers are there? Nice offer list!

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I think Dax is the only player in the gif who didn't (hasn't) transfer.

This gif is somethin else once it's sped up

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

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By Gawd, that's the Hollifield Brothers' music!

We put the K in Kwality

Flashback to when Jack got that UVA offer

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Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

I remember that. How glorious!

I like his attitude of "I will do whatever I can for the team. They can put me where they need me most."

2 time Longwood grad married to a Hokie.

Bit of interesting news...sounds like Hollifield is moving to OL.

Given this is a legacy recruit that the staff has been recruiting for several years and he's been on campus for less than a semester, this is a little odd but I trust Vice and Shibest to make the best decision for him.

@French, what are you thinking here based on his HS film? 6-3 225lbs doesn't seem like the starting point for future OT but what do I know. If he's anything like his brother, I know he won't have trouble putting on 80 lbs over the next couple of years.

bruh dont give me a heart attack like that

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

FWIW, hokiesports has him listed at 243 lb, still doesnt seem like a great starting point for a college OL

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