Corey Fuller and Vinston Painter were Virginia Tech’s two NFL Draft selections in 2013. Five other Hokies have already signed free agent contracts as well.
Fuller, a wide receiver who came out of nowhere to catch 43 passes for 814 yards and six touchdowns in 2012, was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round with the #171 overall pick. He started eight games for Tech this past season, and played in all 13.
Painter, an offensive tackle who also did not breaking into the starting lineup until his senior season, went in the sixth round with the #173 overall selection. He’ll be heading to the Denver Broncos.
Five other Tech players signed rookie free agent contracts.
Jarrett Boykin made the active roster of the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent this past season.