Updated: August 24, 2015
2014-15: Balanced his football duties with his Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets duties … Played in two games … Was in on 58 plays on offense and nine special teams plays … Missed the William & Mary, Ohio State and East Carolina games due to a knee injury … Returned against Georgia Tech and caught a 3-yard pass while in on 20 snaps at tight end … Was in on 38 plays on offense against Western Michigan … Missed the rest of the season with a knee injury … Was granted a medical hardship waiver … Posted a 335-pound bench press in spring max testing.
2013-14: Played in 12 games, making seven starts … Logged 617 snaps on offense and three plays on special teams … Caught 26 passes for 321 yards and two touchdowns in his debut season … The 26 receptions are tied for the second-most by a Tech tight end in a season under head coach Frank Beamer … Was scheduled to redshirt, but was bumped to the dressed squad for the second game … Caught four passes for 46 yards in his collegiate debut against Western Carolina … Caught a 4-yard pass against East Carolina … Had two catches for 20 yards against Marshall … Made his first start at tight end, catching three passes for 28 yards at Georgia Tech … Had one catch in the win over North Carolina … Scored his first career touchdown on a 27-yard pass from Logan Thomas, finishing the win over Pittsburgh with 65 yards on four receptions … Caught two passes for 30 yards against Duke … Caught three passes for 36 yards, scoring a touchdown at Boston College … Brought in two passes for 8 yards in the win at Miami … Made the start at tight end and caught two passes for 34 yards against Maryland … Started at Virginia and caught a 12-yard pass in the win … Started in the Sun Bowl and had a big 37-yard reception that set up Tech’s first touchdown, but had to leave the game with an injury … Was limited in spring ball with a left knee injury that required minor surgery on following the session.
High School: Played for Coach Jim Pletcher at Pine Crest School … Committed to the Hokies after signing day, thus did not sign an NLI … Played just one year of high school football … Was named all-district as a defensive end … Caught 19 passes for 411 yards and nine touchdowns, helping lead his team to a 9-2 record his senior year … Was a standout at basketball for Pine Crest, lettering five times … Was all-county and all-state, helping lead Pine Crest to a state title.
Personal: Kalvin Deschatelet Cline … Born January 29, 1994 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida … Son of Mike and Francine Cline … Father played football at Arkansas State and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers … Has an older sibling, Khandis and a younger sibling, Kevin … Majoring in human development.