“I don’t know if off guard is the phrase anymore within the time of the portal,” Vice stated Wednesday. “It’s there. We even have been nice benefactors of the portal, not simply in our room, on offense and on this crew. I want these guys one of the best of luck. Each match isn’t a match. They’re good folks and good gamers, and I want them properly.”
Whereas Vice did a complete assessment of the 2020 season — ”we at all times return and analyze each scenario, each sport, each possession, each participant, all the things” — he wouldn’t essentially do something in another way.
“We’re at all times shifting ahead and making the room as aggressive as I can,” Vice stated. “There’s nothing that’s going to be handed out and everyone within the room is aware of that, and that’s how we’re going to go transfer ahead.”
That’s to not say their departure hasn’t considerably impacted Virginia Tech this spring.
Tech went from having one of many deepest offensive traces within the nation to having solely 9 scholarship offensive linemen on the roster this spring, a listing that features early enrollee Danijel Miletic (a world signee) and Derrell Bailey, who only in the near past switched positions from defensive finish.
Tech has two extra offensive linemen enrolling in Could (Johnny Jordan and Bryce Goodner), however they’ll nonetheless be working the switch portal within the coming months to extend the “variety of reliable guys” they’ve up entrance as Fuente stated.