Today we take a look at the progress of the true freshmen and talk about which are in the best position for playing time. Also, Kevin Sherman might have a tough decision coming with regards to Joshua Stanford .
Virginia Tech hasn’t officially announced any decisions on redshirts for this season, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make some educated guesses. With scrimmage #1 in the books, it’s time for the coaching staff to start getting their first and second stringers more reps. I think the coaching staff has made a decision on most of the true freshmen, but we could see a few battles go on through scrimmage #2 on Wednesday.
Here’s my take on the status of all of Tech’s true freshmen.
Dewayne Alford : After going through spring practice, Alford knows what he’s doing. Still, with Tech’s depth at defensive end, he’s a definite redshirt. Alford came back bigger than expected (247), and I don’t think its bad weight either.
Joel Caleb : Caleb is a physically gifted guy who is definitely big enough and strong enough to play this year. But I think there are 6-7 guys who would get playing time ahead of him right now, and it’s not worth blowing his redshirt unless he’s going to play a decent amount. Right now I think he’ll redshirt, but he’s got an outside shot at playing.
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