Dustin Keys Position: Place-kicker
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 193 lbs.
High School: Brooke Point
Hometown: Stafford, Va.
photo Is in the mix for the place-kicking duties ... Has ability, but will have to display consistency when the competition resumes in August to make an impact.

2006: Redshirted during the fall ... Competed for the place-kicking duties during spring practice.

2005: Kicked during spring practice ... Made an extra point in the 2006 spring game ... Missed on a 46-yard field goal attempt.

High School: Was a punter and place-kicker for Coach Jeff Berry at Brooke Point ... Set multiple records during his career, including a single season mark for yards punting (1,988) ... Also had the longest punt in a game (51 yds.), longest field goal (42 yds.) and most field goals made in a season (6) ... Scored the most points his senior season with 32 points ... Lettered two years in soccer ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Dustin Duane Keys ... Born 2/6/86 in Woodbridge, VA ... Son of Jack and Brenda Keys ... Cousin Rod Emmons played baseball for Virginia Tech from 1986-1990 ... Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management.