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Dan River Signings: Edmunds to VT, Fitz to UC

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RINGGOLD - Terrell Edmunds will join his brother Trey at Virginia Tech. Kimoni Fitz is headed north to play for the Cincinnati Bearcats.

VIRGINIA TECH'S RECRUITING PROFILE ON EDMUNDS:

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 24 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 30 player in the state of Virginia by Rivals … Rated as the No. 123 cornerback in the country and the No. 50 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 110 cornerback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 42 safety in the country, the No. 74 player in his region and the No. 19 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 4/24/2013 … A second-team Class 2A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at running back his senior season … Also a Class 2A West All-Region first-team selection as a running back … The Offensive Back of the Year in the Courthouse Conference 37 … An All-Conference 37 first-team selection his senior year … Had 171 carries, rushing for 1,753 yards and 25 TDs while catching nine passes for 111 yards and a TD … Had a career-high 344 yards and five touchdowns in a 32-28 victory at Martinsville … Had 53 tackles, including two for loss and two interceptions … Scored 29 total touchdowns his final season … A second-team Group A Division 2 all-state pick as a junior at defensive back … Recruited by Bryan Stinespring.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 20, 1997 in Danville, VA … Son of Ferrell, Jr. and Felecia Edmunds … Father was an NFL Pro Bowl tight end … His older brother, Trey, plays football for the Hokies … Skipped a grade of school when he was younger … Contemplated majors are accounting or business.

WHY HE CHOSE TECH: "It was just a great school, and there's a great group of people up there trying to do the right thing. I've just loved Virginia Tech ever since my brother's [Trey] been there and I love the environment."

To see video highlights of Edmunds (provided by VT) CLICK HERE.

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CINCINNATI'S RECRUITING PROFILE ON FITZ:

Kimoni Fitz
DE • 6-4 • 230 • Fr.-HS
Ringgold, Va./Dan River
Played at Dan River High School for coach Ferrell Edmunds ... posted a total of 116 tackles (37
solo, 116 assist) as a senior, including 29.0 tackles for loss and 15.0 sacks, while also recording
15 quarterback hurries and forcing two fumbles ... recorded 210 total tackles during his prep
career, including 22.0 sacks, good for an average of 5.3 tackles per game ... listed as a three-star prospect at defensive end by 247 Sports ... Also ranked as the No. 41 overall prospect in Virginia by 247 ... Chose Cincinnati over East Carolina and Liberty.

To see Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville's comments on his recruiting class CLICK HERE.

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