Va Tech tops competition for OG Pettit 

July, 10, 2013
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.