2012 Football Preview: Defensive Backs

If there is one spot where the Hokies must stay healthy this year, it’s the defensive backfield.  Of particular concern is cornerback, where all the backups are young true freshmen.

I put off writing this article until after the scrimmages because I found it difficult to preview such a high number of players whom I’d never seen in person.  After seeing a couple of scrimmages, I’m ready to roll.  Remember, we’re including Tech’s whips with the defensive backs.  To me, whip is more of a defensive back position than a linebacker position.

Kyle Fuller


Right now, Tech’s cornerback depth chart looks like this: