74 - Michael Via Position: Offensive Tackle
Class: Freshman
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 255 lbs.
High School: Northeast Guilford
Hometown: McLeansville, N.C.
photo Ranked the No. 31 offensive guard in the country by rivals.com for Coach Tommy Pursely ... Rated the No. 35 offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 51 offensive tackle in the country by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 8 prospect in North Carolina by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 15 player in the state of North Carolina by scout.com ... Ranked a "Super Prospect" by CSTV.com's Tom Lemming ... Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... Earned all-conference and all-county honors at right tackle his junior year ... A four-time Triad 3-A selection ... Graded out at 87 percent or higher every game his senior year, helping earn him a trip to the Shrine Bowl ... Family has held Virginia Tech season football tickets for 30 years.

Personal: Michael William Via ... Born 4/17/90 in Greensboro, NC ... Son of Bob and Mary Via.