20 - Mike Imoh Position: Tailback
Class: Junior
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 197 lbs.
High School: Robinson
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
photo         A speedy player who is battling for time at tailback ... Will battle with Cedric Humes for the starting tailback spot ... Led the BIG EAST in kickoff returns and was third nationally last season ... Does an excellent job in all phases of the game ... A tough runner with good speed and quickness ... Saw a lot of time as a receiver in Tech's four-wide formation last season ... Has made himself stronger through his dedication to the strength and conditioning program ... Works hard and loves to compete ... Should be a real asset in Tech's offensive plans this season ...

2003: Became one of the top kickoff return men in the BIG EAST and the nation, averaging 30.5 yards per return with one touchdown ... Was third nationally in returns ... Caught nine passes for 113 yards and three touchdowns ... Also carried the ball 22 times for 86 yards ... Had four rushes for 10 yards in the opener against UCF ... Carried the ball 11 times for 60 yards against James Madison ... Had a 29-yard kickoff return ... Became the first Tech player to return a kickoff for a touchdown since 1992 when he took the opening kick of the second half back 91 yards for a score against UConn ... Also carried the ball twice for five yards ... Made the move to receiver for the Rutgers game and came up with two big plays ... Caught a pair of 10-yard touchdown passes ... Carried the ball four times against Syracuse ... Returned the opening kickoff against Miami 37 yards ... Averaged 25 yards per return with a long of 50 yards on five returns at Pittsburgh ... Caught one pass for 20 yards and had a 34-yard kickoff return at Temple ... Caught a 4-yard pass against Boston College and had a 32-yard kickoff return ... Caught his third touchdown pass of the season at Virginia, a 43-yarder ... Had two catches for 49 yards in the game ... Had four kickoff returns for 142 yards, including a 55-yarder, in the bowl game against Cal ... Was a Super Iron Hokie in the weight room during the off-season, posting a 550-pound back squat ... Had five carries for 34 yards in Tech's second spring scrimmage ... Added a 20-yard touchdown run in the final scrimmage ... Ran for 15 yards on eight carries during the Maroon-White game ... Also had a 23-yard kickoff return and three punt returns for nine yards ...

2002: His 36-inch vertical jump was the best among incoming freshmen ... Played in five games, rushing 10 times for 38 yards ... Also caught four passes for 28 yards and a touchdown ... Saw his first collegiate action in the opener against Arkansas State ... Played 22 offensive snaps ... Caught a team-high four passes for 28 yards ... Caught a 19-yard pass for his first collegiate touchdown ... Saw six offensive snaps and five on special teams in the win over LSU ... Carried the ball once for 3 yards at Western Michigan ... Was the workhorse in Tech's jayvee win over Fork Union, carrying the ball 31 times for 164 yards ... Carried the ball five times for 13 yards in the win over Rutgers ... Missed the Temple game with a sprained ankle ... Dressed for the remaining games, but did not see any action ... Improved his bench press to 350 pounds during the off-season and increased his vertical jump to 37 1/2 inches, second-best among all of Tech's running backs ... Posted the second-best forty time (4.41) and NFL shuttle time (3.95) among the running backs ... Rushed for 22 yards on seven carries and added two pass receptions for 40 yards during one of the Hokies' spring scrimmages ... Had seven carries for 21 yards in the annual Maroon-White game ...

High School: Named the Virginia Group AAA Player of the Year by The Associated Press in 2001 ... Rushed for 5,280 yards and scored 68 touchdowns during his varsity career for Coach Mark Bendorf ... A SuperPrep All-American who was rated the No. 41 running back in the nation ... Helped his team to the state AAA Division 6 championship as a senior ... Ran for 2,077 yards and 28 touchdowns ... Added over 400 yards and three TDs on pass receptions ... Had 292 yards rushing and four touchdowns on just eight carries in a game against Langley High ... Scored four TDs and rushed for 210 yards in the state championship game ... Earned all-district, all-region and all-state honors ... Named to The Washington Post All-Metro team ... Picked up 1,760 yards on the ground his junior season, scoring 16 touchdowns ... Set over 20 school records during his prep career, including career and season marks for rushing yards and touchdowns ... Contributed over 1,000 yards receiving ... Team was 31-5 during his career ... A three-time varsity captain in football and basketball ... Won a region power lifting championship ... Rated the No. 11 player in the state by The Roanoke Times ... Named to PrepStar All-Atlantic Region team ... Rated the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep ...

Personal: Michael U. Imoh ... Born 7/21/84 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of James and Alice Imoh ... Enrolled in consumer studies.

2003 Rushing Game-by-Game
at RU1000.000
at WVUDid not play
at PITT1000.000
at TU111313.0013
at UVa1000.000
vs Cal1000.000
K.O. Ret.GNo.Yds.Avg.TDLG