Post Spring Depth Chart: The Offense

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Spring practices bring movement to the depth chart each and every year, but
things were pretty quiet on the offensive side of the ball for the Hokies this
spring. A few position battles might heat up this August as a result of what
happened in the spring, but for the most part things went as expected.

Please note that walk-ons are not included on the depth chart unless they are
close to competing for playing time. This year it looks like the only walk-ons
who will see actions are the fullbacks and tight end George George.


Here’s how Virginia Tech’s quarterback depth chart looks at the end of Spring

2011 QB Depth Chart
Player Ht. Wt. Yr.
Logan Thomas 6-6 245 r-So.
Ju-Ju Clayton 6-1 220 r-Jr.
Mark Leal 6-0 199 r-Fr.
Ricardo Young 6-0 176 r-Fr.

There’s not a lot more we can say about Logan Thomas. He looks really good.
There will be a battle for the #2 quarterback position this August, and Mark
Leal put himself in a position to challenge Ju-Ju Clayton.

Not many teams have a backup quarterback who can go in and win games for
them. The key is having a backup quarterback who won’t lose games for you. Leal
didn’t turn the ball over in scrimmages, while Clayton threw five interceptions
and no touchdown passes. Nothing will get you moved down the depth chart quicker
than turning the ball over. I’m putting Clayton at #2 for now, just