Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Virginia Tech signees and bios

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PRINCETON — Steve Sobczak

DT 6' 1" 285 Massaponax Milford, Va.

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 41 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 84 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 42 player in his state by 247Sports … Rated as the No. 120 defensive tackle in the country, the No. 247 player in his region and the No. 47 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 11/25/2013 … An Offense-Defense All-America Game selection … A second-team 5A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps as a defensive lineman his senior season … Named first-team all-area by The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star … A 5A-North All-Region first-team selection … Finished his senior season with 21 tackles for loss and recovered a pair of fumbles … A key offensive lineman for a dominant option offense … Named second-team all-area by The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star as a junior … Recruited by Bud Foster.

PERSONAL: Born April 8, 1996, in Newport News, VA … Son of Steve and Yahsa Sobczak … Father played football at JMU for two years before finishing his career at Newport News Apprentice … Has an older sister … Contemplated major is communications.

Greg Stroman

CB 5' 11" 165 Stonewall Jackson Bristow, Va.

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 22 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 127 “athlete” in the country and the No. 45 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 61 cornerback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 174 “athlete” in the country, the No. 228 player in his region and the No. 44 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 8/3/2013 … An Offense-Defense All-America Game selection … A first-team 6A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at “athlete” as a senior … The Conference 8 offensive player of the year as well … An All-Met honorable mention selection by The Washington Post … Rushed for 1,233 yards and 15 touchdowns on 133 carries while passing for 1,544 yards and 17 touchdowns on 92 of 167 passes … Totaled 2,777 yards and 32 touchdowns … Recruited by Torrian Gray.

PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1996, in Warrenton, VA … Greg, Sr., and Priscilla Stroman … Has a younger brother and a younger sister … Contemplated major is business or marketing.

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