Friday Q&A: September 23, 2011

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Virginia Tech is down two wide receivers for tomorrow’s game. Who could step
in and fill the void? What does the addition of Pitt and Syracuse do for
Virginia Tech basketball? After hearing so much about Telvion Clark during the
preseason, why has he disappeared? All that and more is answered in today’s
Friday Q&A.

The Wide Receiver Situation

Dyrell Roberts was lost for the season last Saturday, suffering a broken arm
against Arkansas State. In case you missed it, Jarrett Boykin will also miss the
game with a hamstring injury. That’s two of Tech’s top four receivers who will
be watching the game on television in Blacksburg.

Here’s how the depth chart will look with Roberts and Boykin out.

Receivers, Marshall Game
Number Player Ht. Wt. Yr.
19 Danny Coale 6-0 200 r-Sr.
18 D.J. Coles 6-3 224 Jr.
7 Marcus Davis 6-4 228 r-Jr.
83 Corey Fuller 6-2 189 r-Jr.
31 Demetri Knowles 6-0 181 Fr.
82 Willie Byrn 5-10 177 r-Fr.

D.J. Coles, as the top backup to Jarrett Boykin at split end, will get the
start. Marcus Davis will remain as