Promising Athlete Tommy Ricard Commits to Virginia Tech: A New Chapter

In the exciting world of college football recruitment, new talents are making their decisions. One such promising athlete, Tommy Ricard, a well-regarded offensive lineman from Hudson, has made his college choice official. Football Prospect Tommy Ricard Commitment to Virginia Tech.

Ricard is all set to trade in his high school jersey for Virginia Tech’s colors. Known for its tradition of blasting “Enter Sandman” by Metallica (famously including the lyrics ‘off to Never Never Land’) before every game, Virginia Tech will be Ricard’s new home field. He made his commitment public via an enthusiastic tweet, putting an end to speculation about his college future.

As part of Virginia Tech’s 2024 recruiting class, Hudson offensive lineman Tommy Ricard Virginia Tech commitment is a notable achievement. This is even more impressive when considering the competition. A three-star recruit according to, Ricard had his pick from at least 14 different colleges. The list of suitors ranged from big names like Michigan State, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, West Virginia, to a good number of Mid-American Conference colleges.

Ricard, standing tall at 6-3 and weighing 275 pounds, was the left tackle for the Hudson Explorers in 2022. His commendable performance helped lead the team to a Division II regional final, where they faced a hard-fought defeat against Archbishop Hoban.

Fans of Hudson can take solace in knowing that Ricard will be back on the line this fall, alongside guard Jake Clapper. These two are the returning starters for Hudson, ready to give their all for one more season before Ricard makes his way to Virginia Tech.

Ricard’s commitment to Virginia Tech has been met with enthusiasm from both his soon-to-be teammates and supporters alike. Here’s to wishing him a successful transition and an even more successful college football career!

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