The 6-foot-6, 304-pounder was sidelined the primary week of the season from COVID-19, however he’s began the staff’s final six video games (three at left deal with and three at proper deal with).
He advised The Roanoke Occasions on Saturday he popped up on Tech’s radar in Could when the staff’s defensive grad assistant Matt Kardulis known as the varsity to get data on a few gamers.
Tech liked what they noticed of Schick on movie, and made him a precedence goal. He had a number of Zoom calls with the workers that included what he described as a “tremendous superior” digital tour of campus. He verbally dedicated on the spot when Fuente known as him on Sunday, Could 23.
“I felt actually good about it from the beginning,” Schick mentioned.
The dedication caps a whirlwind 18 months for the offensive lineman who was on a two-year church mission in Colombia after graduating highschool when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out. He returned residence six months early and enrolled at Snow final summer time.
He bought married in March and can now head to Blacksburg along with his spouse on June 18 to begin his subsequent chapter.
Tech has been recruiting offensive linemen out of the switch portal since December once they provided Western Kentucky guard Tyler Witt — he finally signed with Purdue — simply three days after the shock departures of Doug Nester and Bryan Hudson.