Four wide receivers from Virginia Tech have played in the NFL during the ACC era. Two more are likely headed to the league this April. What do they all have in common? They all came to Blacksburg as natural wide receivers out of high school.
If I’ve learned anything since the Hokies joined the ACC, it’s that to be an effective receiver these days in college football, especially early in your career, you need to have played wide receiver in high school. Today we’re going to look at the six most prolific receivers of the ACC era, who all played wide receiver in high school, and compare them to Dyrell Roberts , Marcus Davis and D.J. Coles . Then we’ll tie it all in together with the 2012 recruiting class, which will sign next week.
|Leading Receivers, ACC Era|
|Josh Morgan||122||1,817||16||6th Round||NFL Starter|
|Eddie Royal||119||1,778||12||2nd Round||NFL Starter|
|David Clowney||93||1,373||6||5th Round|
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