A solid receiver who has worked at both wide receiver positions ... Is slated to open practice at split end ... Is among the hardest workers on the Tech squad ... Can always be counted on to give his top effort ... Was seeing action on both offense and special teams last season before being slowed by an ankle injury ... Possesses good speed and a real desire to play the game ... Catches the football ... Has worked to improve in all phases of the game ... Named to the 2001 BIG EAST All-Academic Football Team ... Will be a candidate for special teams duty again this fall ... Also could earn some more playing time on offense with a good preseason showing ... 2001: Played in six games, mostly on special teams ... Made his first career reception, and only catch of the season, in the opener against Connecticut, resulting in a 13-yard gain ... Saw action on 22 plays in that game, including a personal-best 11 on offense ... Contributed two knockdown blocks against Western Michigan ... Also saw action on offense and special teams against Rutgers and West Virginia before missing the Boston College game due to an ankle injury ... Was in for five special teams plays against Syracuse and six offensive snaps at Temple ... Posted a 405-pound back squat, a 304-pound push jerk, a 36-inch vertical jump and a 4.37-second time in the 40 during spring testing ... Had a catch for a 9-yard gain in one spring scrimmage ... Added an 8-yard reception during the Maroon-White game ... 2000: Joined the team as a walk-on and worked at split end during the fall ... Played on both sides of the ball in the jayvee games ... Intercepted a pass in a win over Hargrave ... Registered personal bests in seven areas during spring strength and conditioning tests ... Posted a 35 1/2-inch vertical jump ... Turned in a 17-yard reception in one spring scrimmage and a 3-yard catch in another ... Contributed a 6-yard reception during the Maroon-White game ... High School: Saw action at five different positions as a three-year letterman for Coach Bill Strong at Grayson County ... Caught 27 passes for 543 yards and six touchdowns as a senior ... Posted 42 tackles, eight interceptions and a pair sacks on defense ... Was a first-team all-district pick on both offense and defense ... Earned first-team all-region and all-state Group A honors as a DB ... Had an 80-yard, game-winning punt return against Carroll Country ... Set school records for interceptions in a game and a season ... Helped team to three district titles ... A two-year starter in basketball and played No. 1 in singles and doubles on the tennis team ... Graduated ninth in his class... Personal: Christopher Scott Shreve ... Born 7/15/81 in Galax, VA ... Son of Barbara Brown and Barry Shreve ... Studying human nutrition, foods and exercise.