Virginia TE McGee looks to be every-down player
Jake McGee has repeatedly shown the ability to make spectacular catches.
Now the former high school quarterback needs to show he's mastered the blocking and pass protecting responsibilities of a tight end so he become an every-down player, and not a one-dimensional threat.
McGee says he added 15 pounds of muscle in the offseason to better prepare himself to tangle with defensive ends and hard-charging linebackers. He's also spent a lot of time learning to be a better blocker.
McGee caught 28 passes last season, many of highlight reel quality.
Coach Mike London says the 6-foot-6, 250-pound junior has made great strides in improving the other areas of his game, and believes it will prevent opponents from keying on one aspect of McGee's game.
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