Ronny Vandyke

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  • Ronny
  • Vandyke

  • Position
    Outside Linebacker
  • Class
  • Height
    6' 5
  • Weight
    215 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    South County
  • Hometown
    Lorton, Va.
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Updated: December 15, 2015

2015-16: Appeared in 12 games, making six starts … Logged 567 plays, including 268 on special teams and 299 as outside linebacker Tallied 26 tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss while recovering one fumble … Rushed for 12 yards … Started versus No. 1 Ohio State, making five tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss … Recorded a career-high six tackles with one fumble recovery in his start against Furman … Logged one tackle at Purdue … Played at East Carolina … Started versus Pittsburgh, recording a quarterback hurry … Tallied five tackles with 1.0 tackle for loss after starting versus NC State … Started at Miami, logging five tackles … Registered one tackle versus No. 23 Duke … Made a start at Boston College, recording two tackles … Appeared in the game at Georgia Tech … Collected one tackle versus No. 12 North Carolina … Took the field at Virginia.

2014-15: Played in all 13 games … Was in on nine plays on defense and 326 on special teams … Had eight tackles and a forced fumble … Saw action on defense and special teams in the opener against William & Mary … Was in on 15 special teams plays in the win at Ohio State … Made two tackles while in on special teams against East Carolina … Had one tackle while in on special teams against Georgia Tech … Forced a fumble on the opening kickoff that was returned for a touchdown and also saw action on defense against Western Michigan … Made a tackle while in on special teams at North Carolina … Was in on 22 special teams plays at Pitt … Saw action on 24 plays on special teams against Miami … Was in on 32 special teams plays against Boston College … Made a tackle while in on 28 special teams plays at Duke … Was in on 25 special teams plays at Wake Forest … Made a tackle while in on 32 special teams plays against Virginia … Had a tackle on special teams in the bowl game against Cincinnati … A Super Iron Hokie in the weight room … Posted a 355-pound bench press and a 380-pound front squat in spring max testing … After spending most of the season inside, moved back outside to the whip position for the spring.

2013-14: Sustained a season-ending shoulder injury during the preseason after suffering a right labral tear in practice … Had surgery on Oct. 1, 2013 … Was limited in spring practice.

2012-13: 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.

2011-12: 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 on 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, Inc. … Rated the No. 42 defensive back in the country in SuperPrep’s preseason edition.

Personal: Ronald K. Vandyke … Born Nov. 3, 1992 in Fairfax, Va. … Son of Gifty Addy … Younger brother, Devin, played for the Hokies … Graduated with a degree in psychology … Pursuing a second degree in human development.