2006 Spring Football Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

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Virginia Tech’s deepest and most talented group of players is their
outstanding corps of wide receivers. In fact, this is the only position on
offense that doesn’t have question marks surrounding it. The Hokies bring back
all of their contributors at wideout. Whoever wins the starting quarterback job
is going to have some playmakers to get the ball to. At tight end, the story is
just the opposite, with a group of inexperienced players vying for playing time.

Wide
Receiver and Tight End Depth Chart

Split End

Flanker

Tight End

David Clowney (Sr.)

Eddie Royal (Jr.)

John Kinzer (r-Jr.)

Josh Morgan (Jr.)

Josh Hyman (r-Jr.)

Ed Wang (r-Fr.)

Brandon Dilliard (r-Fr.)

Justin Harper (Jr.)

Sam Wheeler (r-Fr.)

The Hokies have never had a more talented or deeper group of wide receivers than
they will have in 2006. How well this group will be utilized remains to be seen.
Tech will be breaking in a new quarterback and offensive line, and this could
disrupt the timing in the passing game. At tight end, John Kinzer has some
experience, but Ed Wang and Sam Wheeler have never played a

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