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Zach Luckett Position: Flanker
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 217 lbs.
High School: Holy Spirit
Hometown: Mays Landing, N.J.
 
photo A skilled young player who will get a chance to show what he can do as a receiver this season after finding a niche on special teams last fall ... A big, physical performer ... Has all the tools in the world, but must stay focused ... Proved to be a playmaker on kick coverage teams in 2007 ... Led the team with 14 special team tackles, including 10 on kickoffs ... Also provided some backup at split end ... Battled for the starting duties at split end during the spring ... Must continue to work on his ball skills and consistency over the summer in preparation for resuming that battle in August.

2007: Saw his first action on special teams against East Carolina ... Got nine plays at receiver at LSU ... Caught his first pass, good for nine yards, against Ohio ... Also had two tackles on special teams in that game ... Had a catch for nine yards while playing 10 snaps at receiver ... Downed a punt inside the 20 against both W&M and UNC ... Collected two tackles during 17 special team plays at Clemson ... Contributed two more tackles on special teams at Duke and saw two snaps at receiver ... Graded 100 percent on one special team unit ... Collected two tackles on special teams at GT ... Was on the receiving end of a key two-point conversion pass against FSU ... Also had two tackles on special teams versus the 'Noles ... Downed two kicks inside the 20 and contributed a special team tackle in the win over Miami ... Graded 90 percent or better on two special team units at Virginia ... Picked up three tackles on coverage and had the highest special teams grade of the game against BC in the ACC Championship win ... Finished the season as Tech's top tackler on special teams with 14 stops ... Caught a 16-yard pass in one of the Hokies' spring scrimmages ... Had two catches for 16 yards in the team's final scrimmage ... Was on the receiving end of two passes for 20 yards during the Maroon-White game.

2006: Worked at the split end position ... Coaches considered playing him early, but decided on a redshirt ... Led the receivers with a 475-pound back squat on the way to Super Iron Hokie honors during the off-season ... Caught four passes for 40 yards in the opening scrimmage of spring practice.

High School: Played tailback and free safety at Holy Spirit for Coach Bill Walsh ... An All-America selection by PrepStar ... Rushed for over 700 yards on 100 carries as a senior ... Had 32 pass receptions for 622 yards and also recorded three interceptions ... Had 92 rushes for 587 yards and 10 touchdowns, and 22 receptions for 684 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... Rated the No. 33 athlete in the country by rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 57 wide receiver in the country by scout.com ... Rated the No. 11 player in New Jersey by SuperPrep ... Listed as the No. 12 player in his state by rivals.com in its final state rankings ... Ranked the No. 95 postseason prospect on the scout.com East Region Hot 100 ... A three-sport athlete, he played football, basketball and ran track (100, 200, and 4x400 events).

Personal: Zachary Lance Luckett ... Born 12/8/87 in Somers Point, NJ ... Son of Jeffrey and Cynthia Luckett ... A communication major.

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2007 14 2 18 9.0 0 9

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 8 7 15 0-0 0-0
2008 12 8 9 17 0-0 0-0
Career 26 16 16 32 0-0 0-0

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