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Virginia Tech's defensive line preps for season with high expectations rooted in extreme depth

Virginia Tech's defensive line preps for season with high expectations rooted in extreme depth

BLACKSBURG – After removing his ballcap, scratching his head and searching for historical perspective for maybe two full seconds, it didn't take Charley Wiles long Saturday to come up with a frame-of-reference comparison for this year's vaunted Virginia Tech defensive line. Wiles has coached some pretty strong collections of linemen in his 20 seasons in Blacksburg, but this year's unit has a chance to be among the best. With his fingers crossed that everybody stays healthy, he's not afraid to put them in elite company. "I think we can be one of those groups that's talked about here at Virginia Tech for a long, long time," Wiles said. "In...

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