Virginia Tech is looking for his seventh commitment of the month with the upcoming announcement of 247Sports Composite target of three points of the defensive attack Mario Kendricks according to the 247Sports Crystal Ball.
Kendricks is ready to make his announcement Saturday afternoon around 2:00 pm at an engagement party that he launches in his hometown of Kissimmee, Florida.
According to the 247Sports Crystal Ball, Virginia Tech is considered the favorite of the 6-
Kendricks visited Virginia Tech in June after receiving a scholarship offer from the defensive line coach Charley Wiles . He visited Blacksburg from June 8 to 11 as part of an unofficial tour of several days.
After his trip to Blacksburg, Kendricks informed 247Sports that Virginia Tech was the favorite to clinch his next engagement
"Blacksburg is gorgeous," Kendricks told 247Sports following his unofficial four-day visit to campus more early this month. "The environment is great – it's just perfect."
He received his first crystal ball prediction in favor of the Hokies on June 11th.
During his recruitment, Kendricks picked up 23 verbal scholarship offers including offers from Louisville, Georgia Tech, NC State, Arkansas, Duke, Maryland, Pittsburgh and others
If the 247Sports Crystal Ball is accurate, Kendricks would be the second defensive tackle Sunshine State to promise his commitment to Justin Fuente and Virginia Tech, joining Apopka (FL) three-star perspective Wekiva Norell Pollard .
Pollard hired at Virginia Tech on June 18th.
Virginia Tech currently holds 12 verbal commitments in the 2019 class and is featured by in the corner 247Sports Composite Four Star Cornerback Cam & Ron Kelly . The Top247 prospect announced in early June its engagement with the Hokies over Clemson, Penn State and Virginia.
Virginia Tech made verbal commitments on the part of the athlete Jaden Payoute wide receivers Tayvion Robinson and Jacoby Pinckney with a tight end Nick Gallo as well as Kelly and Pollard during the month of June.
Pinckney is the latest prospect to engage at the Hokies after he announced his promise to Virginia Tech Tuesday on Georgia, Michigan and Alabama.
According to the 247Sports Composite ranking generated by the industry, Kendricks is listed as the defensive end of National Defense No. 61 nationwide. It has a composite ranking of .8560.