Monday September 22nd, 2014

Virginia Tech starting defensive tackle Luther Maddy will undergo knee surgery Tuesday and will miss the next two to four weeks, the program announced Monday.

Maddy played through a torn meniscus in Tech's 27-25 loss to Georgia Tech last week. He has nine tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss this season.

• Florida State lands two 4-star defensive ends

Nigel Williams will replace Maddy as the starter at tackle.

The Hokies are 2-2. The team won its first two games, including a victory at Ohio State, before losing two straight home games.

Virginia Tech hosts Western Michigan on Saturday.

- Sarah Barshop


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