Virginia Tech announced the latest inductees into the school’s sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
The Virginia Tech Hall of Fame welcomed seven former star athletes into the class of 2021 on Tuesday.
Here are the newest inductees, per hokiesports.com:
Queen Harrison-Claye, a three-time NCAA women’s track and field champion, a six-time All-American, 2010 Bowerman Award winner and a 2008 Olympian;
Kristi Castlin, a seven-time All-American in women’s track and field, a three-time ACC champion and the bronze medalist at the 2016 Olympics;
Xavier Adibi, a football All-American and a two-time All-ACC player who helped the Hokies to two ACC championships during his career in the mid 2000s;
Jamon Gordon, the 2006-07 ACC Defensive Player of the Year who guided Tech back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1996;
Macho Harris, a first-team All-American at cornerback as a senior who led the Hokies to back-to-back ACC football titles in 2007 and 2008;
Jackie Davoud Hendrick, the Atlantic 10’s Most Outstanding Diver in 1998 and 1999, a five-time conference champion; and
Tyronne Drakeford, a three-time All-BIG EAST selection and won Super Bowl XXIX with the San Francisco 49ers.
Adibi was one of the top linebackers in school history. He played early in his career and was a standout during his entire time in Blacksburg. He and Vince Hall were an outstanding duo.
Macho Harris came to Virginia Tech as a five-star recruit and he did not disappoint. Another player who played early. Harris was a terrific player during his career for the Hokies.
Drakeford is a player younger fans may not know. But when you talk about ‘DBU,’ it began with Drakeford. A stud during his time with Virginia Tech, Drakeford would go on to have a solid NFL career, too.
Gordon was a part of those overachieving teams coached by Seth Greenberg. He joins his backcourt mate, Zabian Dowdell, in the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame.
Congrats to all seven of these great Hokies.