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Virginia Tech WR Kalil Pimpleton announces transfer to Central Michigan

Pimpleton, formerly of Muskegon High School, played in five games for the Hokies this season.

James H. Jimenez

CMU has added another future weapon at the receiver position for the near future, and they’ve done it via transfer.

Kalil Pimpleton, currently a true freshman wide receiver for Virginia Tech, announced on Saturday evening he intends to transfer to CMU.

In Blacksburg, Pimpleton saw action in five games, accumulating four yards rushing.

Pimpleton is a former standout athlete from Muskegon, where he played quarterback, running back and wide receiver for the Big Red. He was a three-star recruit per 247Sports coming out of high school, collecting two offers from Virginia Tech and Eastern Michigan.

Pimpleton was a finalist for MLive’s Player of the Year in his senior season after producing over 2,800 career total yards and 43 career total touchdowns between three positions for the Big Red. He also returned three punts for touchdowns in 11 attempts in his senior year.

Standing at five-foot-eight, 170 lbs., Pimpleton was transitioning to a full-time receiver at Virginia Tech. It’s unknown at this time whether or not he will play the same position in Mt. Pleasant.