Athlete, Class of 2021
Baylor School, Chattanooga, TN
Virginia Tech picked up a commitment from Chattanooga (TN) athlete Elijah Howard on Tuesday night. Howard had been previously committed to Tennessee. He is being recruited as an athlete by Virginia Tech, and he could play running back or defensive back.
Howard is a 3-star recruit and the No. 9 player in Tennessee according to 247Sports. He held offers from the Volunteers, UVA, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Mississippi State and Purdue.
As a junior in 2019, Howard had 171 carries for 1,422 yards and 22 touchdowns. He had 800 rushing yards in a shortened six-game season as a senior.