Sophomore linebacker Marcus Newby, whom Quince Orchard Coach Dave Mencarini believes might go down as the most heavily-recruited player in school history, picked up his first scholarship offer Monday.

Mencarini said that Virginia Tech assistant coach Kevin Sherman called to say that the Hokies will offer the 5-foot-11, 185-pound Newby. He had 81 tackles (16 for loss) and three sacks this past season and is No. 8 on my list of the region’s top college prospects in the class of 2013.

Here is Newby’s sophomore year highlight tape: