K’Von Wallace will be making a position change in front of a lot of friends and family Saturday night in Blacksburg.
Wallace, who grew up in Richmond, will play his first collegiate game in his home state switching back to cornerback from the safety position Clemson coaches tried to convert him to. The switch was made for Wallace as Trayvon Mullen awaits concussion protocol and Marcus Edmond continues to battle a groin injury.
The true sophomore, whose play against Boston College Dabo Swinney recognized as explemary, reflects on the return home and the position switch:
Someone who is prime for a step-up game would be safety Tanner Muse, whose targeting penalty in the game against Louisville put the Tigers behind the eight-ball. After his teammates picked him up, he knows it’s now his turn to pick his teammates up as the numb rs grow thin at corner.
Muse talks about carrying a bigger part of the load, and how he relishes playing in road atmospheres like Lane Stadium and Virginia Tech:
As for the offense, all eyes remain on Kelly Bryant, who became a big part of the offense Saturday with designed runs when passes were not working against BC.
Bryant spoke about overcoming adversity against BC, learning to trust his arm more as opposed to his legs, and what he’s planning to look for with Bud Foster’s defense against Virginia Tech: