2009 Virginia Tech Football Preview: Defensive Backs

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Certain schools are associated with certain positions because they are known
for sending outstanding players at that position into the NFL. Auburn and Miami
are both known as “Running Back U”, while Penn State is
“Linebacker U”. That begs the question: when is Virginia Tech going to
finally become known as “DB U”?

The Hokies have had seven defensive backs drafted by the NFL since joining
the ACC, and another signed as a free agent.

Recent
NFL Defensive Backs
Name Pos.

Vincent Fuller
FS

Jimmy Williams
CB

Eric Green
CB

Brandon Flowers
CB

Macho Harris
CB

Aaron Rouse
ROV

Justin Hamilton
FS

D.J. Parker
FS

Six of those players are still in the NFL. Aaron Rouse, Brandon Flowers, Eric
Green, Jimmy Williams and Vincent Fuller have all started NFL games, and Macho
Harris is likely to

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