Pfaff, Osterloh Key Commits For VT

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Without question, offensive line recruiting is one of the Virginia Tech’s key areas of emphasis in 2013.  It’s off to a great start now, thanks to commitments this past weekend from Warhill (Williamsburg, VA) offensive tackle Parker Osterloh and Liberty Christian Academy (Lynchburg, VA) prospect Braxton Pfaff .

Braxton Pfaff (pictured left) and Parker Osterloh at Virginia Tech (photo courtesy of Parker Osterloh )

“[Frank Beamer] was just really excited about me committing because I was their #1 offensive lineman and they have such a need for offensive linemen,” Pfaff wrote in an interview over Facebook.  “And for me and Osterloh to commit was huge.  You could tell that all the coaches were extremely excited and in such good moods because of all the players who committed.” projects the staff to take 4-5 offensive line prospects in the class.  Osterloh will be an offensive tackle, while Pfaff could play tackle or play inside at guard or center.

Pfaff Cites Gut Feeling, Playing Time In Picking VT

Pfaff had a busy April.  He made several visits to the University of Virginia, and he also trekked to West Virginia University, which came through with an offer early in the month.  But while visiting Virginia Tech this past Saturday, his college decision became clear.

“I got the feeling while I was in Blacksburg,” Pfaff wrote.  “It just felt right.  Me and my family prayed about it while we were there, and we got a peace about it.”

The 6’5″, 285-pound junior had offers from all three of the BCS schools he visited, as well as an offer from Liberty University.

“I think that all the schools were a good fit for me.  It just came down