Virginia Tech gets a huge Class of 2025 commitment from former South Carolina recruit

Four-star athlete from Virginia, Micah Matthews, committed to Virginia Tech Wednesday night for both football and baseball in the Class of 2025.
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Recruiting has been a huge success for Virginia Tech football coach Brent Pry in the Class of 2025 and Wednesday night, not only did he land a prize recruit for his team, but also baseball coach John Szefc.

Four-star athlete Micah Matthews de-committed last September from South Carolina for baseball and re-opened his recruiting and the Bridgewater, Va. native committed to Virginia Tech for both football and baseball. He'll be joining the Hokies as a wide receiver and an outfielder for the baseball team.

Matthews picked Virginia Tech over North Carolina, and Virginia among others. The Turner Ashby standout lives two hours away from Blacksburg and when he de-committed from South Carolina and re-opened his recruitment, he did want to play both sports at the next level.

Matthews is the 118th overall prospect in the class and the fifth-ranked player in the Commonwealth for football. As a junior, he had nearly 1,500 yards receiving and what is very impressive is that 907 of those yards came after catch. He is one of the elite playmakers in his class in Virginia and with Matthew Outten already committed as a four-star wide receiver, Pry is building a talented room in the Class of 2025. The way that the Hokies use their playmakers drew him to Virginia Tech.

"I just love that their vision is to get the ball into the hands of the playmakers. They really want to utilize my versatility as a ball carrier as well as a receiver."

Micah Matthews

Matthews will have no shortage of talented quarterbacks in his class to work with the DeSoto, Texas signal-caller Kelden Ryan and recent commit AJ Brand from South Carolina. Quietly, Pry is building a very strong class in the Class of 2025 and what's even more impressive is he's doing so with a ton of in-state recruits.