Cornerbacks, the DE/DT debate, and using bigger backs

The Hokies have practiced three times, and later this week they will begin full pad work. Until they start work in full pads, there isn’t much news. We’ll be able to get a better look at this football team once they put the pads on and start scrimmaging on Saturday.

Until then, here are a few topics to help us wait out the week. Note that the numbers we list are from two sources: and a depth chart/roster handed out to the media at the first practice. Numbers for walk-ons and backups may change during the spring, but players in the two-deep will probably be fairly consistent.


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