D.J. Reid, a 6-foot, 205-pound tailback from Chester who committed in late September, is officially a Hokie. He ran for 1,159 yards and scored 10 touchdowns as a senior for Thomas Dale, being an honorable mention All-Metro selection at running back by the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
He added 190 receiving yards and another score, also playing safety, outside linebacker, punt and kick returner and occasionally Wildcat quarterback. Reid ran for 1,072 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior.
ESPN ranks him as the No. 234 overall recruit in the 2013 class.
He’s a former teammate of current Hokies safety Desmond Frye and played with top 2014 target, safety C.J. Reavis, last year with the Knights.
Committed: Sept. 27, 2012
High school coach: Kevin Tucker
Lead recruiter: Shane Beamer
Also considered: South Florida
Ranking: 247Sports: 4-star, No. 234 nationally, No. 12 athlete, No. 11 Virginia
Rivals: 3-star, No. 55 athlete, No. 17 Virginia
ESPN: 3-star, No. 43 running back, No. 25 Virginia
On Twitter: @DJ7Reid7VT