Chimedza, from Dacula in Gwinnett County, committed to Tech in the summer, but continued to be pursued by rival coaches intent on flipping him. Particularly as he will enroll early and go through spring practice, he’ll have a chance to play this fall.
“He’s athletic for a big guy,” coach Paul Johnson said. “He’s got good feet. We think he can play inside and he’s also athletic enough to be a defensive end.”