Updated: December 5, 2013
2013: Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery during the preseason.
2012: Played in all 13 games, making two starts … Was in on 391 plays, including 239 special teams plays and 152 defensive snaps … Saw action on special teams in the opener against Georgia Tech … Was in on 13 defensive snaps against Austin Peay … Appeared on 10 special teams plays at Pittsburgh … Had two tackles and a QB hurry against Bowling Green … Notched two tackles while contributing on special teams and defense … Made three tackles including one for loss at North Carolina … Had three tackles against Duke … Made two tackles at Clemson … Had two tackles at Miami … Saw limited action on defense but was in on 28 special teams plays against Florida State … Made a tackle at Boston College … Made five tackles in the win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during off-season testing … Had three tackles in each of the last two spring scrimmages.
2011: Was redshirted after missing key practice time in the preseason with an injury … Worked at the rover position when he returned to practice … Switched to whip for the spring Won the Paul Torgersen Award as the top defensive newcomer of spring practice.
High School: An All-America selection for Coach Pete Bendorf by SuperPrep and PrepStar … A first-team all-state selection at the Group AAA level by The Associated Press and a second-team all-state selection as a defensive back by VirginiaPreps … A first-team All-Met selection by The Washington Post … Made 106 tackles, including 13 for loss, as a senior … Intercepted three passes (returning two for touchdowns) and blocked three punts. … A preseason All-American by SuperPrep and PrepStar … Missed his entire junior season with a shoulder injury … Rated the No. 7 safety in the country by Tom Lemming in MaxPreps … Listed as the No. 21 safety in the country and the No. 8 player in the state by Rivals … Rated the No. 11 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 11 player in the state on the Virginia 43 and the No. 32 defensive back in the country by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 18 safety in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 48 safety in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Rated the No. 42 defensive back in the country in SuperPrep’s preseason edition.
Personal: Ronald K. Vandyke … Born 11/3/92 in Fairfax, VA … Son of Gifty Addy … Younger brother, Devin, is a redshirt freshman on the Tech football squad … Majoring in pyschology.