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June 14, 2012
The New Class: Joel Caleb
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Position: Wide Receiver
Hometown: Midlothian, Va.
High School: Clover Hill
Rivals.com Rating: Four stars
National Ranking: 84
State Ranking: 3
Position Ranking: 7 (ATH)
Recruited by: Shane Beamer
Has your size changed at all?
I'm 6'2' and 205 pounds now.
What does your workout routine entail?
I'm pretty much just going with agility and strength. I'm doing a lot of training that's gonna have me on the field next year. I have a personal trainer now and we're pretty much doing college workouts, so I'm putting a lot of work in now.
When do you plan on reporting to Virginia Tech?
I leave July 1.
What do you plan on working or improving on through this summer?
I just wanna work on my route running. i feel like I have great hands and I feel like I can improve in all aspects of the game, but I just feel like my route running is something I'm striving to get better with over the summer.
How would you describe your playing style?
Physical, not scared of anything and not backing down from anyone. I would say physical, then fast.
What are some of your goals for your freshman season at Virginia Tech?
I'm gonna be playing wide receiver, but as far as a particular spot, I'm not sure yet. I just wanna play to the best of my ability. I wanna fill in and be a good role guy. I know they've already got guys up there that's ready to go. I'll just be looking to play my role and be the best I can be.
What player or team are you most looking forward to going up against?
I'm actually looking forward to the first game of the season with Georgia Tech. That's gonna be a big and exciting game for my first in Lane Stadium. I'm looking forward to Sept. 3.
What's your favorite food?
I would say fried chicken.
What is your favorite movie?
Hmm, I don't watch a lot of movies. I watch a lot of television shows, but I would say my favorite movie would be "Remember The Titans."
What is your favorite TV show?
What's the one song you're getting amped up to before a game?
I would say "Enter Sandman."
What would be three words to describe you?
Laid-back, respectful and accountable.
If you could date any celebrity, who would it be?
Hmm, let me think. Jennifer Lopez.
If you could go toe to toe in the ring with anybody, who would it be?
(Florida State CB) Greg Reid. No specific reason, it's just because he's in the ACC and I know I'll get a chance to go against him. I'll be looking forward to that. He's a great guy and a great player
What's been your most memorable experience playing football?
I would say just being around my teammates and every year, the new players coming in and filling roles of the seniors. I'd say just being around the team each and every year.
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