H.D. Woodson (Washington, D.C.) senior Darius Redman has de-committed from the University of Virginia and is now a member of Virginia Tech’s 2011 recruiting class. Redman, a 6-4, 240-pound tight end/defensive end prospect, confirmed the decision this morning.
“Yes sir,” Redman wrote via text message when asked if he had committed to Virginia Tech.
On Monday of this week, the Washington Post reported that Redman planned to switch his commitment from UVa to Virginia Tech this week. Contacted by phone on Tuesday afternoon, Redman initially denied the report but acknowledged that he would take an official visit to Virginia Tech on the weekend of January 21.
The H.D. Woodson star, a second-team Washington Post all-metro selection at tight end, had hoped to enroll early at UVa but fell short of the needed SAT score. He expects to learn today whether or not he will be able to enroll early at Virginia Tech. Defensive back prospect Adeboye Aromire, Redman’s teammate at Woodson, will enroll at Tech this month.
Redman becomes the 17th prospect to commit to Virginia Tech’s 2011 class. He likely will play tight end, though defensive line could be a possibility. He played defensive end for the DCIAA champion Crimson Tide in 2010.
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