Virginia Tech Gets Bigger Up Front On Defense

Virginia Tech, Jayden McDonald
Jayden McDonald, and his brother Jorden, have worked extremely hard since enrolling at Virginia Tech. (Jon Fleming)

For the first time in quite awhile, Virginia Tech football actually updated player weights for spring football. Normally the Hokies go an entire year, from August to August, before making those updates. With the change in policy, the program gave us some more writing material, so I guess my usual once-a-year article on the new weights will now be done two times per year. I’m good with that, because it’s one of my favorite articles to write each season.

There’s one major trend with this round of changes. I’ll discuss that, plus a few other, more minor topics.

Big Gains Up Front On Defense

Virginia Tech football had 17 players gain five-plus pounds since August’s weigh-in date. Here’s a table that shows those 17 players, their positions and their weight gain…