Virginia Tech has gained a commitment from running back Khalil Herbert, a graduate transfer from the University of Kansas. He visited Blacksburg over the weekend, and announced his decision on Twitter on Monday night.
— Khalil Herbert (@JuiceHerbert) December 9, 2019
Herbert chose Virginia Tech over Nebraska. He will be immediately eligible for the 2020 season at Virginia Tech, and will have one year of eligibility.
For his career, Herbert ran for 1,735 yards and averaged 5.4 yards per carry. In the first four games of the 2019 season, he ran for 384 yards and averaged 8.9 yards per carry before deciding to redshirt. He ran for 187 yards this season against Boston College on just 11 carries, including an 82-yard run.
Highlights from Herbert’s game against Boston College are imbedded below. He is listed at 5-9, 205, and is originally from Coral Springs, FL.