The Virginia Tech football team is getting ahead of the game in recruiting, adding their first commit for the class of 2021. Outside linebacker Aaron Willis out of Baltimore, Md. announced his commitment to Virginia Tech on Twitter Friday afternoon.
— Aaron Willis🦍 (@44crzy) September 21, 2018
Willis stands 6-feet, 200-pounds and currently attends St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, which has become a powerhouse in Maryland sports over recent years.
Willis had offers from six other schools, including ACC schools Georgia Tech and Virginia. After being recruited by defensive coordinator Bud Foster, he ultimately chose the Hokies and the Lunch Pail Defense over the other schools that showed interest in him.
Willis had visited Virginia Tech three times before making his decision. His latest visit occurred on Sept. 8 during the Hokies’ 62-17 win over William and Mary.
With the commitment, Virginia Tech joins Miami, Oregon and Southern California as the only four schools to have a commitment for the class of 2021.
Aaron Willis’ Offer List (According to 247 Sports)
- ACC: Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, Virginia
- SEC: Florida
- Big 10: Maryland, Michigan