National Signing Day at Hargrave Military Academy

      Chatham, VA - Virginia Tech can now officially welcome three players from Hargrave Military Academy to its 2011 basketball class.

      Wednesday was National Signing Day and seven members from Hargrave's postgraduate team announced their decisions.

      One-time G.W. standout C.J. Barksdale is one of the three young men headed to play for Seth Greenberg.

      He's joined by Marquis Rankin and Robert Brown. Barksdale says he's gotten stronger and really improved his overall game since his G.W. days.

      Now, he's just looking forward to being a Hokie.

      "The atmosphere of the's a great school, great education, great basketball program. So I'm just ready to get up there and playing and live the college life," Barksdale said.