2020 Virginia Tech Linebacker Preview

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Rayshard Ashby, Virginia Tech
Rayshard Ashby will play his first senior season at Virginia Tech in 2020, and he’ll have a second senior season in 2021 if he chooses. (Dave Knachel, Virginia Tech Athletics)

As with most other positions on the defensive side of the ball, Virginia Tech returns a lot of experience at linebacker. That includes an All-ACC caliber player manning the mike spot, and it also includes what appears to be quality depth.

Take a look at the snap counts for Virginia Tech’s top three linebackers…

Rayshard Ashby (5-10, 245, Sr.): 1,574
Dax Hollifield (6-1, 239, Jr.): 1,206
Alan Tisdale (6-3, 210, r-So.): 308
Total snaps: 3,088


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