Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Virginia Tech signees and bios

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PRINCETON — C.J. Reavis

DB 6' 0" 190 Thomas Dale Chester, Va.

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 15 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 26 safety in the nation and the No. 11 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 33 “athlete” in the country and the No. 14 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 38 safety in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 65 safety in the country, the No. 111 player in his region and the No. 27 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 4/20/2013 … An Offense-Defense All-America Game selection … Participated in Nike’s The Opening … A 2013 American Family Insurance First-Team All-USA Virginia Football selection … A second-team 6A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at defensive back … A first-team All-Metro selection by The Richmond Times-Dispatch as a defensive back … Played safety, recording four interceptions and 12 pass break-ups … Had 87 tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble … Named Conference 3 Defensive Player of the Year … Recruited by Shane Beamer.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 27, 1995, in Chester, VA … Son of Cary and Shawnequa Reavis … Has a younger sister … Contemplated major is sports broadcasting, with hopes of becoming a sports broadcaster.

D.J. Reid

RB 6' 0" 190 Fork Union Chester, Va.

OF NOTE: Signed with Virginia Tech in 2013, but is spending a year at Fork Union …Ranked as the No. 4 prep athlete in the country, the No. 1 prep running back in the country and the No. 4 prep player in the state of Virginia by 247Sports.

RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 55 “athlete” in the country and the No. 16 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 22 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 28 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 234 overall player in the country, the No. 12 “athlete” in the country and the No. 11 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 60 running back in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 43 running back in the country, the No. 76 player in his region and the No. 25 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on Sept. 27, 2012 … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl … An honorable mention All-Metro selection at running back by The Richmond Times-Dispatch … Rushed for 1,159 yards on 170 carries and scored 10 touchdowns his senior year … Also caught 10 passes for 190 yards and a score … Rushed for 1,072 yards on 140 carries and scored 10 touchdowns as a junior … Recruited by Shane Beamer.

PERSONAL: Born 10/12/94 in Virginia Beach, VA … Son of Daniel and Wilma Reid … Has two older sisters and two older brothers … Contemplated majors are business and accounting.

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