64 - Richard Graham Position: Offensive Guard
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 278 lbs.
High School: St. Christopher's
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
photo His ability to play several different positions along the offensive line makes him a valuable asset ... Still needs to get stronger, but is extremelly smart and works as hard as anyone on the team ... Practiced at both tackle positions during the fall, while seeing limited game action ... Moved to guard during the spring and is currently listed at No. 2 on the right side ... A real battler who the Hokies are counting on to play an important role this fall.

2006: Moved into the No. 2 spot at right tackle during the preseason ... Played 17 snaps against Northeastern and two at North Carolina ... Picked up seven offensive snaps against Duke ... Registered his first knockdown block while playing nine snaps against Southern Miss ... Was in for one offensive series at Wake Forest ... Got four more plays under his belt against Virginia ... Switched to guard during the spring.

2005: Was redshirted during the fall while working at the left offensive tackle position ... Had a 445-pound back squat during spring testing ... Switched to tight end during spring practice.

High School: Played tight end and along the defensive line for Coach Paul Padalino at St. Christopher's ... Caught four passes for 51 yards as a senior in a run-oriented offense ... Contributed 51 tackles on the defensive side, including three quarterback sacks and seven tackles for losses ... Earned first-team VISFA Division 3 all-state honors as a tight end his senior year ... Helped team to an 8-2 record and state prep league championship ... Was school's first title since 1991 ... Was a quarterback and free safety early in his career before growing out of the positions ... Also excelled in basketball ... Ranked the No. 66 player in the state by The Roanoke Times.

Personal: Richard Warwick Graham, Jr. ... Born 3/30/87 in Richmond, VA ... Son of Elizabeth Graham and Dr. Richard W. Graham ... Majoring in finance.