Another local Hokie may get to hit the field for the very first time this season.
Former Southern Nash defensive tackle Kwamaine Battle was redshirted last season with injuries to both his shoulders.
The 6-foot, 271-pound freshman will be in competition for playing time this season. He'll wear the number "93".
According to HokieSports.com, Battle is a promising young player and is expected to be in the battle for playing time.