July 23, 2007

Allen Stephens makes his pick

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Talent continues to flow to Blacksburg today with a second pledge from South Boston (Va.) Halifax County linebacker Allen Stephens. The 6-foot-2, 252-pounder selected the Hokies over offers from Maryland and West Virginia.

"Allen committed to Virginia Tech around 4:40 this afternoon," Halifax County head coach Stan Hodgin said. "He just felt like Virginia Tech was the better fit for him. It fits his family needs and what he is looking for in a college experience.

"This was a very difficult decision that Allen wrestled with for quite a long time. It was basically down to West Virginia and Virginia Tech even before they seriously approached him."

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