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Bucky Hodges has morphed into Hokies' most versatile offensive weapon

Bucky Hodges has morphed into Hokies' most versatile offensive weapon

BLACKSBURG — Bryan Stinespring started to notice in the spring something different about Bucky Hodges when they got together in Virginia Tech's tight ends meeting room. Two words indicated a positive change. "Go back." As Stinespring clicked through video in the darkened room — often a mind-numbing experience for players who sometimes just want to keep their mouths shut so coaches will get done and the session will be over — Hodges spoke up and asked Stinespring to return to a play they had covered. Hodges had questions to ask, points to make, information he wanted to absorb. Hodges' request meant something to Stinespring, who is entering his third...

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