Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Tech’
Posted: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 | Gil Brandt Tags: Antone Exum, Chip Kelly, Frank Beamer, James Gayle, Jim Harbaugh, Kyle Fuller, Logan Thomas, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, Virginia Tech
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 […]
Posted: Friday, March 22nd, 2013 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2013 pro days, Bruce Taylor, Corey Fuller, Marcus Davis, Nick Becton, Vinston Painter, Virginia Tech
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.
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Danny Coale, David Wilson, Duane Brown, Jarrett Boykin, Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech
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.
Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Tyrod Taylor, Dan Reeves, Getting to know, Michael Vick, Virginia Tech
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.
Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 | Jason Feller Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, Brandon Flowers, DeAngelo Hall, Macho Harris, Rashad Carmichael, Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech has produced some good defensive backs in recent years. The next in line could be Rashad Carmichael.
Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2010 Pro Days, Brent Bowden, Cody Grimm, Demetrius Taylor, Ed Wang, Jason Worilds, Kam Chancellor, Sergio Render, Stephan Virgil, Virginia Tech
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.
Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | Jason Feller Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Ed Wang, Virginia Tech
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.
Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Macho Harris, Sean Glennon, Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech CB Victor ‘Macho’ Harris (5-foot-11 1/8, 197 pounds) posted solid numbers at the Hokies’ pro day on Thursday.