Virginia Tech Spring Preview: Defensive Backs

The Hokies might have the ACC’s best cornerback tandem with Dorian Strong and Mansoor Delane returning in 2024. (Ivan Morozov)

With Virginia Tech set to begin spring drills on March 15, we’re counting down the days here at Tech Sideline by previewing all of the Hokies’ position groups. So far, we’ve done:

Running backs
Receivers and tight ends
Offensive line
Defensive line

Coming and going


Departing (1): Derrick Canteen (Cincinnati)
Returning (7): Dorian Strong (r-Sr.), Mansoor Delane (Jr.), Braylon Johnson (So.), Dante Lovett (So.), Jonathan Pennix (r-Fr.), Thomas Williams (r-Fr.), Krystian Williams (r-Fr.)
Mid-year enrollees (1): Joshua Clarke (Fr.)
Summer enrollees: none