- Defensive Tackle
- 6' 2
- 280 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Oviedo, Fla.
2011: Saw first action on the defensive line at Wake Forest and picked up a tackle.
2010: Saw action in 11 games … Got 20 plays at tackle against East Carolina and nine at Boston College … Had a QB hurry during 10 plays at NC State … Collected 16 snaps at tackle against Central Michigan … Had a QB hurry while playing 12 snaps on defense against Wake Forest … Played 18 snaps at tackle in the Duke game and three versus GT … Collected a hurry while playing 10 snaps at Miami … Posted three tackles, shared two sacks and added a QB hurry during 15 snaps against Virginia … Turned in the best time in the 40 (4.88) among the defensive tackles during off-season workouts … Worked in five practices during the spring before being sidelined by a sprained right ankle.
2009: Played three snaps at tackle against Marshall … Got 15 snaps on defense against Boston College and posted a tackle … Posted a 515-pound back squat during off-season testing … Had a sack and three tackles during one spring scrimmage and a sack and two tackles in another.
2008: Worked at tackle while redshirting … His 505-pound back squat was the third-best among the defensive tackles during off-season workouts … Posted a sack in the Hokies’ first spring scrimmage … Was in on a tackle during the Maroon-White game.
High School: Named second-team All-Central Florida as a defensive lineman by The Orlando Sentinel for Coach Greg Register … Rated the No. 22 defensive end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 45 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 80 prospect in the Sunshine State by rivals.com … Named second-team All-Seminole County … Had 51 tackles, including 31 solo stops, as a junior.
Personal: Dwight Everett Tucker, Jr. … Born 3/14/90 in Orlando, FL … Son of Robin Yvette Dumas … Enrolled in apparel, housing and resource management (residential property management).