7 Bucky Hodges
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    • Tight End
    • r-Sophomore
    • 6' 7"
    • 241 lbs.
    • Salem
    • Virginia Beach, Va.
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    Updated: September 4, 2015

    2014 Third-Team All-ACC (ACSMA)
    Freshman All-American (USA Today)

    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.

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