CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Robert C. Byrd’s Ben George signed with Virginia Military Institute Friday afternoon.

George, who played tight end for the Flying Eagles, was joined by several family members and friends to celebrate his signing.

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) is a Division I FCS school located in Lexington, Virginia and is member of the Southern Conference (SOCON).

George was a honorable mention all-state tight-end for RCB and will start his career playing TE but will likely be transitioning to the offensive line during his time at VMI.

The Keydets finished their season at 5-7 with a 4-4 conference record a season ago.