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4-Star Quarterback Dwayne Lawson Chooses Virginia Tech

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The Tech offense gets a big boost with a top quarterback prospect.

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The Hokies received another huge commitment Sunday night when 4-star quarterback Dwayne Lawson announced his decision to attend Virginia Tech at the 2015 Semper Fidelis All-American game.

Lawson recently de-committed from Miami after having a change of heart, possibly influenced by the emergence of stud freshman quarterback Brad Kaaya.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I want to thank all the coaches at the university of Miami for the opportunity but I&#39;ve chosen to go another route in this recruitment.</p>&mdash; Dwayne Lawson (@dlaw95) <a href="https://twitter.com/dlaw95/status/545773337700741120">December 19, 2014</a></blockquote>

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The consensus 4-star prospect chose Tech over finalists Ole Miss and South Florida.

At 6'6", 207 pounds Lawson has a good frame with excellent athleticism. He's highly thought of by recruiting services both as a mobile quarterback and as a pro-style QB. 247Sports lists Lawson as the No. 11 pro-style quarterback while ESPN ranks him the sixth best dual threat quarterback.

Looking at some video, you can see he has a strong, accurate arm and can make people miss when he decides to tuck it and run. Those are skills that have served Hokie QBs well in recent years, especially when there are questions along the offensive line.

Tech offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler served as the primary recruiter for Lawson.

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