"It's official, 2021 I will play defensive end," Pene announced, mentioning that he will be wearing number to No. 91.
The Hokie Sports roster has also been updated to reflect the change in position.
On his Instagram, Pene said the switch provided a "better opportunity to play this year."
Not ideal to be shuffling players around, but makes sense given the late attrition at DE with Wooten and Bryant hitting the portal. By all accounts he is a freak athlete -- hope he finds his feet this year and the staff can coach him up at DE like they did Barno