Melvin Keihn defies the odds at Gilman
Gilman (Md.) linebacker Melvin Keihn has committed to Virginia Tech, the senior announced via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.
He chose Virginia Tech over two other finalists, Maryland and Virginia.
Keihn, a 6-3, 220-pound linebacker originally from Liberia, is ranked as the 223rd best prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, the 15th best at his position in the country and the 3rd best overall in the state of Maryland.
He becomes the seventh four-star recruit for coach Frank Beamer and the Hokies from the Class of 2014.
Officially committed to Virginia Tech for football! #hokienation— Melvino1⃣5⃣ (@M_15OnMyChest) December 24, 2013