Duan Perez-Means Position: Defensive End
Height: 6-4
Weight: 230
High School: Hermitage
Hometown: Richmond, Va.

RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 34 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Rated the No. 26 weakside defensive end in the nation and the No. 26 player in the state by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 34 tight end prospect in the nation by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. ... Rated the No. 137 defensive end prospect nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 34 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep ...

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 27, 2008 ... A member of SuperPrep's Mid-Atlantic Team ... Named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region Team as a defensive lineman ... Played in just six games his senior season because of injuries ... Averaged 27 yards per catch ... A first-team All-Colonial District selection as a tight end and a second-team selection as a defensive end his senior season ... As a junior, accounted for four defensive touchdowns and one safety from his defensive end spot ... Caught 22 passes, including eight for touchdowns, as a receiver his junior season. ... Player host was JuJu Clayton ... Recruited by Jim Cavanaugh.