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1) If you could create a team of all Hokie NFL alums, who would be on the team and how do you think they would stack up? – Kroger4x4
Chris Coleman: I like this question. It’s good for the offseason, and to be honest I don’t have much to say about a lot of the topics that have been discussed on the boards recently.
I’m not going to focus on players before my time. In other words, I’m only considering players from 1993 through the present. I don’t think you can compare guys across eras, and if I never saw them play with my own eyes, how can I really judge?
QB: Michael Vick. The No. 1 overall pick in the draft. This is a no-brainer.
RB: Kevin Jones. Jones was a first round pick of the Detroit Lions, and he had the best pro career of any Virginia Tech running back, according to the “weighted career approximate value” metric on Pro Football Reference.
WR: Antonio Freeman. Freeman was once Brett Favre’s top target and the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL.
WR: Andre Davis. Davis was a second round pick, and had great value as a kickoff returner. He was arguably the fastest player in Virginia Tech history.
WR: Eddie Royal. Royal played nine years in the NFL and spent six of them as a full-time starter.
TE: Jeff King. King caught 156 passes in seven NFL seasons. As far as NFL productivity goes, there has been no better tight end in Virginia Tech history,...
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