Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Tech’

Chip Kelly, Jim Harbaugh on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh were among those from NFL teams on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day Wednesday. The event was held indoors and run on a tartan surface, which is a little faster than the FieldTurf featured inside most indoor facilities. Antone Exum, CB (5-foot-11 3/8, 219 pounds) — Exum ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 and 4.55 seconds. He had a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.01 seconds. Exum is a well-built individual, and showed good fluidity in pass coverage and also an ability to track the ball well. Exum was a […]

Virginia Tech can extend draft streak to 20 years

Representatives from 26 NFL teams gathered at Virginia Tech’s pro day on March 20, where 13 Hokies players went through a workout indoors on AstroTurf. AstroTurf, it should be noted, is a faster surface than natural grass or even FieldTurf.

Virginia Tech has had a player selected in every NFL draft going back to 1994.

Eyes on promising Hosley, Wilson at Virginia Tech pro day

Virginia Tech — a school that has made four BCS bowl game appearances since 2007, including the 2012 Sugar Bowl — continues to develop a good amount of pro-caliber players.

Getting to know … Virginia Tech QB Taylor

Virginia Tech QB Tyrod Taylor stopped by the NFL Network studios Friday, so we took some time to get to know him as he prepares for the 2011 NFL Draft.

Hokies cornerback fraternity as strong as ever

Virginia Tech has produced some good defensive backs in recent years. The next in line could be Rashad Carmichael.

Worilds impresses at Virginia Tech’s pro day

As usual, the scouts came out in droves to check out Virginia Tech Pro Day, with representatives from 25 teams in attendance in Blacksburg, Va., on March 18.

Wang embraces his Chinese-American heritage

Virginia Tech offensive tackle Ed Wang has lofty goals. He knows there haven’t been very many Asian-Americans to become football stars, and he hopes to change that in the future.

‘Macho’ attracts attention with his quickness

Virginia Tech CB Victor ‘Macho’ Harris (5-foot-11 1/8, 197 pounds) posted solid numbers at the Hokies’ pro day on Thursday.

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