Played on the jayvee and scout teams last fall after joining the Hokies as a walk-on ... Worked at the flanker position ... Showed improvement in the athletic performance program but must continue working to add strength ... 2001: Practiced at flanker in the fall and spring ... Played in the Hokies' jayvee game against Hargrave ... High School: Lettered three seasons as a running back and defensive end for Coach Stanton Stevens at Austin East ... Named all-league, all-region and all-East Tennessee following his senior season ... Posted 64 tackles, 14 quarterback sacks and 22 tackles for loss ... Helped his team to a 10-2 record ... Was class president for four years ... Was a Naval Academic All-American ... Personal: Kofi A. Boateng ... Born 7/19/83 in Knoxville, TN ... Son of Juanita Boateng ... Enrolled in university studies.