Wide Receiver, Class of 2021
North Side High School, Forth Worth, TX
Virginia Tech picked up a surprise commitment from Texas wide receiver Da’Wain Lofton on Thursday afternoon. The 3-star receiver is the Hokies’ 16th commitment of the 2021 recruiting class.
Lofton is rated as the No. 49 athlete in the country by 247Sports. He also held offers from Mississippi State, Penn State, Louisville, Colorado, and others. He caught 55 passes for 1,216 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior, and he also had 60 rushing attempts for 332 yards and another 13 touchdowns.
Lofton is expected to be a slot receiver for Virginia Tech, and he could also emerge as a candidate to returns kicks and punts. He plays for North Side High School in Fort Worth, Texas. The Hokies were the first school to offer way back on December 4, 2019. There is a past connection, with Justin Fuente having coach Lofton’s high school coach at TCU.