2012 Virginia Tech Football Roster

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No.NamePosHtWtClassHometownHigh SchoolTwitter
1Antone ExumCB6-1224r-Jr.Glen Allen, Va.Deep Run@IAmSwag1
2Michael ColeFS6-1199r-Fr.Roanoke, Va.Cave Spring@MCole_VT2
3Logan ThomasQB6-6260r-Jr.Lynchburg, Va.Brookville@Lthomas_3
4J.C. ColemanTB5-8192Fr.Chesapeake, Va.Oscar Smith@jc_coleman4
6Mark LealQB6-1213r-So.Greenacres, Fla.Atlantic@M_Leal6
7Marcus DavisFL6-4232r-Sr.Virginia Beach, Va.Ocean Lakes@MDavis_7
8Detrick BonnerFS6-0198r-So.McDonough, Ga.Luelia@Dyoung_la8
9Randall DunnTE6-2240r-Sr.Virginia Beach, Va.Ocean Lakes@R_Dunn9
11Dyrell RobertsSE6-2195r-Sr.Smithfield, Va.Smithfield@Dyre11_Roberts
12Trey GreshQB6-1212r-So.Blacksburg, Va.Blacksburg@tgresh12
13Boye AromireROV6-0197So.Washington, D.C.H.D. Woodson@23is_BACK
17Kyle FullerCB6-0193Jr.Baltimore, Md.Mount St. Joseph@kbfuller17
18D.J. Coles 2SE6-4226Sr.Maidens, Va.Goochland@Dcoles18
19Kevin AsanteSE5-11181r-Fr.Charlotte, N.C.Mallard Creek
20Michael HolmesTB6-0208r-Fr.Harrisonburg, Va.Harrisonburg@MHolmesRB20
22Tony GregoryTB6-0185r-Jr.Virginia Beach, Va.First Colonial@TGsBappn2ez
24Tariq EdwardsLB6-2237r-Jr.Cheraw, S.C.Marlboro County@TrUtH_HurTs_24
25Martin ScalesTB5-11222r-Sr.Martinsville, Va.Bassett
28Alonzo TweedyOLB6-2193r-Sr.Richmond, Va.Hermitage@28ALLwildWITit
29Scott DemlerP5-11201r-Sr.Washington Crossing, Pa.The Hun School@Demler29
30Donaldven ManningCB5-9155Fr.Miami, Fla.Miami Central@DManning29
32Riley BeiroFB5-9228r-So.McLean, Va.McLean
33Darius RedmanTE6-4259r-Fr.Washington, D.C.H.D. Woodson@RedmanVT_33
34Kyshoen JarrettROV5-11195So.Tannersville, Pa.East Stroudsburg South@FRE3I4M
36Chase WilliamsLB6-2235r-So.Leesburg, Va.Loudoun County@CWill_36
37Ronny VandykeOLB6-3215r-Fr.Lorton, Va.South County@vandyke37
38Michael BranthoverP5-9184So.Dayton, Md.DeMatha@VTmbranth_38
39Daniel DyerTB5-9196r-So.Salem, Va.Salem
41Derek DiNardoLB6-0210r-So.Virginia Beach, Va.Cox@DiNarfro
42J.R. CollinsDE6-2261r-Jr.Stafford, Va.Brooke Point
43Jeron Gouveia-WinslowOLB6-2210r-Sr.Ashburn, Va.Stone Bridge@Goov43
44Christian ReevesSE6-3209r-Fr.McDonough, Ga.Eagles Landing Christian
45Joey PhillipsFB5-11234r-Sr.Blacksburg, Va.Blacksburg
46Griffin HiteFB5-11226r-Fr.Blacksburg, Va.Blacksburg@ghitevt46
47Brian LaitiLB6-3220r-So.Fairfax Station, Va.Robinson@Laiti48
48George GeorgeTE6-4268r-Sr.Salem, Va.Salem
51Bruce TaylorLB6-2244r-Sr.Riceboro, Ga.Myrtle Beach (S.C.)@I_GotTheJuice51
52Nick AcreeOT6-5321r-So.King William, Va.Fork Union
54Nick BectonOT6-6317r-Sr.Wilmington, N.C.New Hanover@nb54
55Brent Benedict 5OG6-5304r-So.Jacksonville, Fla.The Bolles School@bsquared_55
56Antoine HopkinsDT6-1313r-Sr.Highland Springs, Va.Highland Springs@RepairNRestore
58Jack TylerLB6-1236r-Jr.Oakton, Va.Oakton@JackInTheBox58
61Darian FisherOT6-4285r-Jr.Virginia Beach, Va.First Colonial@757NEMO
63Laurence Gibson 1OG6-6303r-So.Sierra Vista, Ariz.Buena
64Matt ArkemaOG6-3287r-So.Midlothian, Va.Midlothian@M_Arkema64
65Joe St. GermainLS6-0212r-So.Los Alamitos, Calif.Mater Dei
66Tyrel WilsonDE6-1228r-Jr.Hampton, Va.Hampton
67Michael ViaOT6-7304r-Sr.McLeansville, N.C.Northeast Guilford
69Mark ShumanOT6-7307r-So.Fork Union, Va.Fork Union@mark_shuman69
70Jake GoinsOT6-5305r-Fr.Midlothian, Va.Manchester@804goins_in
71Vinston PainterOT6-6309r-Sr.Norfolk, Va.Maury@iGrind_71
74Andrew MillerC6-4304r-Jr.Bassett, Va.Bassett
76David WangOG6-2288r-Jr.Ashburn, Va.Stone Bridge@Dwang09
79Caleb FarrisC6-3309So.Lexington, Va.Rockbridge
80Demitri KnowlesFL6-1177r-Fr.Lynchburg, Va.Liberty Christian
81Duan Perez-MeansTE6-4237r-So.Richmond, Va.Hermitage
82Willie ByrnFL5-11177r-So.Virginia Beach, Va.First Colonial
83Corey Fuller 4SE6-2196r-Sr.Baltimore, Md.Woodlawn@iCoreyFuller
85E.L. SmilingSE6-4212r-So.Stafford, Va.Brooke Point@eL17smile
86Eric MartinTE6-2258Sr.Woodbridge, Va.C.D. Hylton
87Dewayne AlfordDE6-2247Fr.Suffolk, Va.Nansemond River@YoungDolomite
88Ryan MalleckTE6-4244So.Point Pleasant, N.J.Point Pleasant Borough
89Cody JournellPK6-0195r-Jr.Ripplemead, Va.Giles@CodyJournell
91Matt RothDE6-2241r-Fr.St. Augustine, Fla.Nease
92Luther MaddyDT6-1288So.Delray Beach, Fla.Atlantic@BigLu_VT92
93Justin Taylor 1DE6-2246r-Fr.Norwood, N.C.South Stanly
95Zack McCrayDE6-5256r-So.Forest, Va.Brookville@ThatBoy_Cray
96Corey MarshallDE6-1267So.Petersburg, Va.Dinwiddie
97Kris HarleyDT6-1282r-Fr.Indianapolis, Ind.Warren Central
98Derrick HopkinsDT6-0306Jr.Highland Springs, Va.Highland Springs@hokies98
99James GayleDE6-4269r-Jr.Hampton, Va.Bethel@JGayle99

1 – Also attended Hargrave Military Academy (Va.)
2 – Also attended Fork Union Military Academy (Va.)
3 – Also attended Duquesne
4 – Also ran track at the University of Kansas
5 – Also attended the University of Georgia
6 – Also wrestled at Kutztown (Pa.) University