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Hokie nice to be inducted in spring at ceremony





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11/28/2022 10:00:00 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – DeAngelo Corridor, probably the greatest gamers to ever play school soccer within the Commonwealth of Virginia, shall be inducted into the Virginia Sports activities Corridor of Fame Class of 2023.

Corridor has a prolonged résumé, taking part in for the Hokies from 2001 to 2003 and incomes a bevy of awards, then churning out a formidable, 15-year profession within the NFL. The Chesapeake, Virginia, native is already is already a Virginia Tech Sports activities Corridor of Fame inductee, having earned such distinction in 2016.

His profession at Tech couldn’t have began any higher, intercepting a go throughout his collegiate debut in opposition to UConn in 2001 and the remaining has been historical past.

 

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One of the versatile gamers at school historical past, Corridor was a standout cornerback and who additionally fielded punts. He completed with 190 profession tackles (123 solo), three TFLs, eight interceptions, 20 go breakups and two pressured fumbles, whereas racking up 839 punt return yards (15.0 common) and 5 touchdowns. In his remaining season in Blacksburg, he was a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award (nation’s prime defensive again) and nonetheless holds or shares the varsity file for punt returns for a landing in a recreation (2 vs. Syracuse in 2003), season (3) and in a profession (5).

Throughout his time within the NFL, Corridor recorded 811 profession tackles (636 solo), 43 interceptions, 838 interception return yards, 132 go defended, 13 fumble recoveries, 11 pressured fumbles and scored 10 touchdowns off of interceptions and fumble recoveries. He performed for the Falcons for 4 seasons (2004-07) after being chosen No. 8 general within the 2004 NFL Draft, half of a season with the then-Oakland Raiders (2008) earlier than being traded to Washington, the place he was for a decade (2008-2017) and completed his profession. A 3-time Professional Bowler, he nonetheless holds or shares just a few NFL information, together with most passes intercepted in a recreation (4), most passes intercepted in a single half (4) and probably the most profession fumble return yards (328).

Corridor shall be formally be inducted in-person on the ceremony in spring 2023.

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