Things are still new to him after entering school at mid-year ... Needs to get more comfortable with the offense ... Has a lot of size and a lot of desire ... Showed some progress during the spring, but still has a lot to learn ... Is working to improve in pass protection ... Will benefit greatly from the Hokies' athletic performance program ... Has only played three years of organized football ... Should make steady progress as he gets more reps at the position ... Will get a shot at the No. 2 spot at left tackle when preseason practice opens in August ... 2001: Did not enter school until January ... Posted a 500-pound back squat and a 316-pound push jerk during spring athletic performance testing ... Bench pressed 370 pounds ... Worked at left tackle during spring practice ... High School: Lettered two seasons as a tackle for Coach Brud Bicknell at Monticello High ... Earned first-team all-district honors after helping his team to a 7-3 record in 2000 ... Also named All-Central Virginia by The Daily Progress in Charlottesville ... Gained second-team all-region recognition ... Had 10 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries in limited action on defense as a senior ... Listed as the No. 55 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Ranked the No. 37 prospect in Virginia by PrepAtlantic ... A three-year letterman on the track team ... Placed seventh in Group AA discus finals in 2001 ... Played a role in two district titles ... Personal: Reginald Allan Butler ... Born 8/21/82 in Charlottesville, VA ... Son of Lee Ethel Butler ... Enrolled in biology.