One of many nation’s high inside offensive lineman has made his faculty choice. Gunner Givens, a four-star offensive lineman from Lord Botetourt Excessive Faculty in Daleville, Virginia, introduced Friday afternoon on CBS Sports activities HQ that he’ll proceed his enjoying profession at Virginia Tech. Givens selected the Hokies over finalists Penn State, Alabama, Clemson, North Carolina and Ohio State.
His dedication is a giant increase for coach Justin Fuente. Givens, 6-foot-5, 270-pounder is ranked No. 131 general, is the fourth-best offensive line prospect and is the fifth-ranked participant within the state of Virginia within the Class of 2022. Givens informed CBS Sports activities HQ that the thought of enjoying for Virginia Tech is one thing that he is been hoping to do for a really very long time.
“I have been going to Tech video games since I have been slightly child,” he stated. “I have been dreaming of popping out of the tunnel to ‘Enter Sandman’.”
Brian Dohn, nationwide recruiting analyst for 247Sports, offered this scouting report on Givens:
“Body constructed for offensive sort out. Has good size and lean. Performed tight finish as sophomore however transitioning to offensive sort out. Bends at knees and stays low. Wins leverage battle usually. Athletic and might transfer laterally. Performs with perspective and his bodily. Is aggressive firing off at snap. Growth will decide whether or not he performs proper or left sort out. Must refine approach. Studying footwork and staying engaged on block longer are wanted developments. Continued enhance in higher physique power vital. Exhibiting kick step to cowl the skin wanted. Multi-year starter at Prime 20 program with the upside to become an early spherical choose.”
Givens made an official go to to Virginia Tech on June 4 and made the trek to Blissful Valley to go to Penn State two weeks later. They’re the one two official visits that he has taken because the finish of the extended useless interval. He’s the nineteenth participant to decide to Virginia Tech throughout this recruiting cycle and is the second four-star prospect within the present class.