Every school to offer was even for the No. 22 offensive guard up until Tuesday night. That is when Virginia Tech put a stranglehold on the recruitment of Colt Pettit (Hamler, Ohio/Patrick Henry).
When Pettit got into the car with his family to drive home Wednesday afternoon, he knew it was time to turn a crapshoot into a commitment. The three-star lineman pledged to the Hokies following an unofficial visit.