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Marvin Urquhart 44 Position: Fullback
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 5-11
Weight: 265
High School: Western Branch H.S.
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
 
photo         A hard worker who got some extra reps at fullback during the spring ... Showed improvement, but continues to battle weight problems ... Combines strength with good footwork ... Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during spring testing ... Rates as an excellent blocker ... Needs a good summer preparation ... Has the ability to be a contributor at the position if he can trim down ...

2000: Worked on the scout and jayvee teams ... Rushed six times for 25 yards in a jayvee win over Fork Union ... Carried 15 times for 58 yards in a win against Hargrave ... Had a 385-pound bench press and 605-pound back squat on the way to Super Iron Hokie honors in the spring ... Caught two passes for 6 yards and added a 9-yard run in a spring scrimmage ... Added a 14-yard catch and a 6-yard run in another scrimmage ... Had a 10-yard run and a 2-yard pass reception in the Maroon-White game ...

1999: Practiced at fullback during a redshirt year ... Earned Iron Hokie honors during scout team testing in November, turning in a 550-pound back squat and a 351-pound push jerk ... Became a Super Iron Hokie in the spring ... Improved his bench press to 365 pounds ... Competed for Tech in the discus at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track and Field Championships and placed fourth ...

High School: Selected the No. 14 running back in the ACC Region by PrepStar ... Ranked the No. 22 player in Virginia by The Roanoke Times and the No. 23 prospect in the state by SuperPrep ... Played fullback for Coach Lew Johnston ... Rushed for 350 yards and nine touchdowns his senior season ... Played in parts of just seven games because of injuries ... Named honorable mention all-district ... A three-time state champion in wrestling ... Went undefeated as a heavyweight his senior year ... Won the state Group AAA outdoor discus championship in 1999 and was third in the shot put ...

Personal: Marvin Urquhart IV... Born 8/16/80 in Chesapeake, VA ... Son of Marvin Urquhart, Sr. ... Enrolled in university studies.

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