Virginia Tech TE Kalvin Cline transfers to Texas A&M

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(Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)
(Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)

Kalvin Cline is headed from the ACC to the SEC.

Cline, a tight end who recently finished his redshirt sophomore season at Virginia Tech, announced Sunday that he will transfer to Texas A&M after he graduates in May. As a graduate transfer, Cline will be able to suit up immediately for the Hokies. He will have two years of eligibility remaining.

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“Couldn't be more thankful for my time at Virginia Tech. It's been an amazing three years and Hokie Nation has a special place in my heart,” Cline wrote in an Instagram post. “It was truly an honor to play for a legend like Frank Beamer and I wish nothing but the best for my teammates this upcoming season. But after I graduate in May I will be finishing my last two years of eligibility at Texas A&M. Can't wait to do big things at College Station and see the 12th man light up the stadium! Gig'em Aggies!”

The 6-foot-4, 237-pound Cline had a solid freshman campaign – 26 catches for 321 yards and two touchdowns – in 2013, but struggled with injuries over the past two years. In 2014 and 2015, Cline combined for just four catches for 41 yards. He was given a medical redshirt for the 2014 season due to a knee injury.

Virginia Tech returns Bucky Hodges (85 catches for 1,056 yards and 13 TDs in ’14 and ’15), but is thin at tight end otherwise. 

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