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Hokies to the Pros! Khalil Herbert + Dani Pereira & Kristo Strickler Interviews

By Pat Finn | February 07

On this episode we catch up with some incredible student athletes going to represent Virginia Tech at the next level. We kick it off with NFL Draft prospect and standout running back Khalil "Juice" Herbert, who had a historic season as one of the best single season performances by a running back in Virginia Tech history.

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Then, we dive into #SonsOfSoccer with Dani Pereira (1st overall pick to Austin FC) and Kristo Strickler (30th overall pick to the Houston Dynamo). Pereira becomes the first-ever Tech men's soccer player to go first overall and joins Tech football's Michael Vick and Bruce Smith to go No. 1 in a professional draft. January's MLS SuperDraft marks only the second time two Hokies have been selected in the same MLS SuperDraft (2008) and the first instance of two players picked in the first two rounds. (Shoutout Hokiesports for the factoids!)

It's been a great few weeks for Hokies athletics. Let's keep that momentum going!

*DISCLAIMER* No Matthew McConaughey impressions were performed by Dani, but we will try to get him to do one later in the season :)

Kristo Dani