Virginia Tech Depth Chart Musings

We’re about to begin year two of the Justin Fuente era. (Ivan Morozov)

The Virginia Tech coaches released their initial depth chart on Monday afternoon.  It was mostly as we expected, particularly on the defensive side of the ball.  However, there definitely are some interesting observations to be made on the offensive side.

(Photo by Ricky LaBlue)

Remember that depth chart is unofficial, and this coaching staff doesn’t take their released depth chart as seriously as the old staff. 

I’m going to highlight what struck me when I first looked at the depth chart, on a position-by-position basis.

Offensive Line

If you’re like me, you’re surprised to see Kyle Chung (6-foot-3, 302 pounds, r-Sr.) starting at right tackle.  He’s worked at center and guard his entire career.  I think this move was the product of two things…