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Virginia Tech football: Hokies land Alabama transfer Khurtiss Perry

Virginia Tech head coach Brent Pry sent a signal at 4:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, which meant the Hokies had landed a commitment.

The commitment was big. Former Alabama defensive lineman Khurtiss Perry, who visited Blacksburg last week, pledged to the Hokies.

Committed @APSportsAgency @CoachPryVT @jcprice59 @Madhousefit

— Khurtiss KP Perry (@KhurtissPerry) May 14, 2024

Perry is the latest addition via the transfer portal, following former UCLA quarterback Collin Schlee, who is expected to back up Kyron Drones. Perry is the fourth defensive lineman since December to announce his commitment to Virginia Tech via the portal, joining Aeneas Peebles, Kelvin Gilliam Jr.