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Nick Becton

  • Offensive Tackle
  • Wilmington, NC (New Hanover)
  • Ht: 6-6 | Wt: 328
  • Age: 24 yrs 2 mo
  • | 40: 4.96 2008 - 2012
  • Virginia Tech Hokies

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Becton was recruited from New Hanover (Wilmington, NC) class of 2008. He committed to Virginia Tech on 12/16/2007. He was recruited by Charley Wiles .


  • Jul 7


    7/7/2008: Nick Becton enrollment at Virginia Tech

  • Feb 6


    2/6/2008: Nick Becton letter of intent to Virginia Tech

  • Dec 16


    12/16/2007: Nick Becton commitment to Virginia Tech

  • Dec 7

    O. Visit

    12/7/2007: Nick Becton official visit to Virginia Tech


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COLLEGE: 2011: Rotated with Andrew Lanier at left tackle … Played in all 14 games ... Played over 450 snaps on offense and 66 on special teams for a total of over 500. 2010: Played in 12 games and had nine knockdown blocks … Battled turf toe for most of preseason camp... Ran a 4.96 in the forty during off-season workouts. 2009: Was in for 16 offensive snaps at left tackle against Marshall … Picked up eight plays in the Boston College and delivered a knockdown block … Got four plays at tackle during the Maryland game … Worked 15 snaps on offense against NC State … Had three plays at tackle during the Virginia game and got seven plays on the extra point/field goal team … His 31 1/2 inch vertical jump was the second-best among the offensive linemen during off-season workouts … Moved to the top of the depth chart at left tackle during spring workouts. 2008: Redshirted while working with the scout team offense at right tackle … Improved in three of the four main lifts during off-season strength and conditioning tests … Opened spring practice working at left tackle and finished No. 2 on the depth chart. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-way starter along the line for Coach Kevin Motsinger … Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior. PERSONAL: Nicholas Julian Becton … Born in Fayetteville, NC … Son of Nick Becton and Dale Pelsey-Becton … Majoring in apparel, housing and resource management (residential property management).


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