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Virginia Tech football recruiting: Defensive tackle Malachi Madison is a Hokie

Things have been quiet on the recruiting front recently for the Virginia Tech Hokies after a hot summer. That changed on Thursday afternoon when three-star defensive tackle Malachi Madison made his college choice — and he picked the good guys.

The 6-3, 310-pound defensive tackle from Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Virginia, has liked the Hokies for a while. However, it appeared he was heading to UCF before realizing Virginia Tech was the place for him.

“I decided to commit to Virginia Tech,” he told Brian Dohn of 247Sports. “I love the area.