Like his brothers before him, Tremaine Edmunds is the best athlete in his region of Virginia. How will that translate to the college level in the ACC?
Rivals: 4-stars, #232 player overall, #15 OLB, #12 player in VA
247: 3-stars, #24 OLB, #15 player in VA
ESPN: 3-stars, #41 OLB, #27 player in VA
I saw Tremaine Edmunds at a spring scrimmage last April, nearly a year ago, and I was blown away by how big he was. HokieSports.com lists him at 6-4, 220, and he’s every bit of that 6-4, if not bigger. Apparently he’s gotten bigger recently and could be pushing 6-5, if not more. I’ve also heard he’s pushing 230 at this point.
What does that mean? Well, it means that he’ll have the size to play several different positions when he gets to Virginia Tech. Right now he is being slotted as a backer, and if he outgrows that position he could easily play defensive end or tight end. Based on the size of the Tech backers that I have seen in my 22 years of watching VT football, there’s a good chance he does outgrow it. One could argue that he’s outgrown it already.
As a defensive recruit, I believe he’s a better prospect than both of his brothers. Granted, Trey and Terrell were skipped a grade and played their senior year of high school a year early, and I don’t believe that’s...
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