Hokies Mailbag: Sorting Out The Seniors, A Non-Conference Do-Over And Random Rankings

Ali Jennings is a senior, but he could come back next year by taking a redshirt. (Jon Fleming)

It’s a big week for the Hokies against NC State, with bowl eligibility within reach and a proper Senior Day on the docket for the first time in two years. 

Let’s dive into some Virginia Tech mailbag questions:

Seniors, super seniors, etc. I can’t tell who can come back next year. — st_andrew

It’ll be pretty confusing as long as the extra COVID season is still a possibility for players, since schools will often list eligibility on rosters without taking that into consideration. Of the 16 players listed as “seniors” on the Hokies’ roster, here’s how many years I’ve calculated each have remaining: