Conference: Atlantic Coast
40 Time: 4.89
Biography: Full-time starter the past two seasons after seeing significant action with the first team as a sophomore. Pass catching totals last season included 7/75/0 after career numbers of 22/278/2 as a junior.
Positives: Massive tight end who gets the job done as a blocker. Plays with good knee bend, pad level, and strong at the point. Solid position blocker who stays square and seals defenders from the action. Quickly gets his hands into defenders, anchors in pass protection, and displays good blocking vision. Gives solid effort as a blocker and always looking for someone to hit.
Negatives: Not quick off the snap and lacks speed in his game. Rarely involved in the passing offense.
Analysis: Boone has offensive lineman-type size, yet he has done well in his role at tight end at Virginia Tech. Offers potential as a third tight end put onto the field during short- yardage situations primarily as a blocker.
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