It is an unusually early commitment. Tech has one commitment for its 2022 class. In the ACC, there are seven other sophomores who have made commitments (three each at Boston College and Florida State and one at Miami), according to 247Sports.
Simpkins, listed at 5-foot-9 and 175 pounds, announced a scholarship offer from Tech on Jan. 22, and then another from Marshall on Feb. 10. He has yet to be rated by recruiting services such as 247Sports or Rivals.