Outside Linebacker Damien Dozier Commits To Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech's 2015 recruiting season turns up a notch as more announcements are set to be made, this time with Virginia Episcopal outside linebacker Damien Dozier committing to the Hokies on Monday, July 7, 2014.

Here's the run-down on Virginia Episcopal outside linebacker and now Virginia Tech commit, Damien Dozier:

(All Rankings on this page last updated: July 4, 2014)

Name and Va. Rank


Position


Height/Weight


Star Rating (247Sports)


Town/School


35. Damien Dozier


OLB

6-4/225

3

Lynchburg, Va/Virginia Episcopal

Dozier was recruited by Cincinnati, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Connecticut, and Delaware State. Ultimately, he chose the Hokies. Cornell Brown recruited Dozier and receives the official credit for the signing.

His stats:

Year


Grade


Games Played


Solo Tackles


Assisted Tackles


Total Tackles


Sacks


Tackles/Game


TFL


13-14


Junior

9

37

13

50

1

5.6

1

Dozier had a fairly decent junior campaign in Lynchburg, nothing jaw dropping but shows a lot of potential to improve and have a strong senior year where he can fine-tune his skills.

Here are some highlights:


Dozier looks quick, has a good nose for the ball, and looks to be a sure tackler who can make plays.

Here's a link to some more highlights:

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1556449/highlights/25091398

The Dozier commitment adds to the list of nothing but defensive players in Tech's 2015 recruiting class, which looks promising if the Hokies can get a couple of bigger names and add some talent to the offense.

Player


Position


Height/Weight


Star Rating (247Sports)


Town/School


Mook Reynolds


CB

6-0/175

4

Greensboro, NC/Northern Guilford

Trevon Hill


WDE

6-4/220

3

Virginia Beach/Salem

DuWayne Johnson


CB

6-1/160

3

Washington D.C./Woodson HD

Damien Dozier


OLB

6-4/225

3

Lynchburg/Virginia Episcopal

Harry Lewis


SDE

6-2/260

3

Hampton/Phoebus

Eric Whitehead


DT

6-1/300

3

Indianapolis, IN/Lawerence Central

Carson Lydon


OLB

6-1/231

3

Tarpon Springs, FL/East Lake

If the Hokies can keep receiving commitments from players like Dozier and the guys listed, the class of 2015 should shape up to be a good one. Check back with Gobbler Country for more recruiting news and updates as the announcements become public.

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