Bucky Hodges

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  • Bucky
  • Hodges

  • Position
    Tight End
  • Class
  • Height
    6' 7
  • Weight
    245 lbs.
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Virginia Beach, Va.
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Updated: July 18, 2017

2016 Third Team All-ACC (Coaches, ACSMA)
2015 Second-Team All-ACC (Coaches)
2015 Third-Team All-ACC (ACSMA)
2014 Third-Team All-ACC (ACSMA)
Freshman All-American (USA Today)

2016-17: Third Team All-ACC (Phil Steele) ... John Mackey Award Semifinalist ... John Mackey Award Tight End of the Week (10/26) ... Started all 14 games ... Caught 48 passes for 691 yards and seven scores ... Ran the ball nine times for 42 yards on the season ... Caught five passes for 51 yards and also ran for 10 yards against Arkansas in the Belk Bowl ... Hauled in one pass for 42 yards against Clemson in the ACC Championship ... Made four receptions for 69 yards and a score against Virginia ... Caught two passes for 15 yards including one touchdown reception against Notre Dame ... Caught three passes for 22 yards against Georgia Tech ... Made two receptions against Duke for 24 yards ... Caught six passes for a season-high 145 yards ... Caught seven passes for 66 yards and two scores against Miami ... Caught five passes for 79 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse ... Made one reception for 28 yards against North Carolina ... Caught two passes for 47 tards against ECU ... Made four receptions against Boston College for 48 yards ... Ran the ball four times for 22 yards and caught three passes for 13 yards against Tennessee ... Caught two scores against Liberty, totalling 42 yards on three receptions.

2015-16: A second-team All-ACC selection by the coaches ... A third-team All-ACC selection by the ACSMA ... Started all 13 games ... Logged 691 plays, logged 684 plays on offense and seven plays on special teams during the regular season... Had 40 catches for 530 yards and six touchdowns ... Ran five times for 27 yards and a touchdown ... Started vs. Ohio State ... Had two catches for 48 yards vs. Furman ... Had three catches for 11 yards and two touchdowns at Purdue ... Had five catches for 73 yards at East Carolina ... Had two catches for 42 yards against Pittsburgh ... Had two catches for 33 yards against NC State ... Had two catches for 41 yards at Miami ... Had five catches for 101 yards and a career-high three touchdowns against Duke ... Had three catches for 34 yards at Boston College ... Had three catches for 31 yards at Georgia Tech ... Had six catches for 44 yards and a touchdown against North Carolina ... Had three catches for 34 yards at Virginia ... Had five rushing attempts for 27 yards and a touchdown as well as four catches for 38 yards in the Independence Bowl vs. Tulsa.

2014-15: A third-team All-ACC selection by ACSMA … A freshman All-American, as selected by USA Today … A first-team all-state selection by The Roanoke Times … Played in all 13 games, making 10 starts … Logged 678 plays, 612 on offense and 66 on special teams … Recorded 45 receptions on the season, the most ever for a freshman tight end at Tech … Receptions totaled 526 yards and six touchdowns … Also scored a touchdown on special teams … Caught six passes for 38 yards and a touchdown in his collegiate debut against William & Mary … Scored a touchdown in his first career start, finishing the Ohio State win with two catches for 21 yards … Made two receptions for 53 yards against East Carolina … Helped the Hokies convert a two-point conversion after the Michael Brewer touchdown, also adding a 4-yard reception against Georgia Tech … Went for 88 yards and touchdown on four catches against Western Michigan … Caught two passes for 30 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown grab at North Carolina … Had 55 yards on three receptions at Pitt … Caught four passes for 27 yards against Miami … Had 44 yards on five receptions, including a 7-yard touchdown grab, against Boston College… Scored the eventual game-winning touchdown on a 15-yard reception to start the fourth quarter, finishing the game at Duke with six catches for 57 yards … Had four receptions for 39 yards at Wake Forest … Became the single-season leader for catches by a tight end under Beamer as his four grabs surpassed the previous mark of 38 … Scored the game-winning touchdown against Virginia on a 9-yard pass from Michael Brewer and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone in the second quarter … Had three catches against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl … Squatted 450 pounds in spring max testing.

2013-14: Redshirted while working with the scout team as both a quarterback and tight end … Bench pressed 315 pounds and posted a 365-pound front squat in fall scout team max testing … Improved those numbers in spring testing, posting a 325-pound bench press, a 400-pound front squat, a 315-pound power clean and a 300-pound push jerk … Made the permanent move to tight end for the spring … Earned the Coaches Award for the offense for his exceptional spring session.

High School: Played for Coach Robert Jackson at Salem High … Listed as the No. 171 overall player in the country, the No. 10 pro-style quarterback in the country and the No. 10 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 179 overall player in the country by PrepStar … Rated the No. 4 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 5 player in Virginia in SuperPrep’s preseason issue … Ranked as the No. 114 overall player in the country, the No. 4 dual-threat quarterback in the country and the No. 7 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 43 quarterback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 15 dual-threat quarterback in the country, the No. 40 player in his region and the No. 14 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation … Rated as the No. 72 overall player in the country and the No. 5 combo quarterback by MaxPreps … A member of the ESPN300, ranked 277th … Participated in the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl … A preseason SuperPrep All-American … A first-team All-Eastern Region selection as an “athlete” … A second-team All-Tidewater selection by The Virginian Pilot as a senior … A first-team All-Beach District selection as an “athlete” and second-team selection at quarterback his senior year … Second-team All-757 … Completed 126 of 206 for 2,214 yards, with 18 touchdowns and six interceptions his senior season … Also rushed for more than 505 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior … Completed 64 percent of his passes for 2,142 yards and 26 touchdowns, with six interceptions as a junior … Ran for 434 yards and nine touchdowns his junior season.

Personal: Temuchin Hodges … Goes by “Bucky” … Born Aug. 8, 1995 in Virginia Beach, Va. … Son of Temuchin Hodges and Kimberly Thompson … Has an older brother and a younger sister … Majoring in human development.