5 - Marcus Vick Position: Quarterback
Class: r-Junior
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 216 lbs.
High School: Warwick
Hometown: Newport News, Va.
photo A gifted young quarterback who is looking to put the past behind him ... Enters the fall as the No. 1 quarterback after entering the spring at No. 3 on the depth chart ... Is an incredible athlete who can turn heads with his abilities ... Continues to get better ... Possesses all the right ingredients ... Can make plays throwing the football and running the football ... Is an accurate passer with a great pocket presence ... Combines outstanding athletic ability with football savvy ... Coming off an excellent spring ... Has worked hard to learn the system and the expectations of the position ... Has to work on some of his mechanics at times ... Has an uncanny knack of throwing the ball accurately in a very small place ... Has got to prove trust and confidence ... Ran a 4.28 40-yard dash in the spring, the seventh-best time in program history ...

2004: Was suspended from all university activities for the fall of 2004 ... Returned to the team for the 2005 spring practice ... Completed 9-of-17 for 107 yards, with one interception in the Maroon-White game ... Recorded a 300-pound bench, a 450-pound back squat, a 265-pound power clean, a 275-pound push jerk, and a 35-inch vertical jump in spring testing ...

2003: Played in 11 games ... Threw for 475 yards on 30-of-57 passing ... Threw two touchdowns and five interceptions ... Also rushed for 102 yards on 37 carries ... Caught four passes for 82 yards and a score ... Saw action on two drives in the opener against UCF, directing both to touchdowns ... Completed 7-of-10 passes for 102 yards and a touchdown ... Found David Clowney for a 27-yard scoring pass late in the game ... Missed the James Madison game ... Completed 2-of-6 passes for 37 yards, including a 35-yarder to Ernest Wilford, at Rutgers ... Also threw two interceptions in that game ... Played a big hand in the win over No. 2 Miami ... Came off the bench on the third drive of the game to direct the offense the majority of the game ... Rushed six times for 23 yards ... Also completed a 46-yard touchdown pass to Wilford ... Saw action at both receiver and quarterback at Virginia ... Rushed the ball three times for 28 yards in that game ... Added a new dimension to his game against Cal in the Insight Bowl ... Caught four passes for 82 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown from Randall ... Won Iron Hokie honors in the weight room during the off-season ... Ran a 4.33 in the 40 ... Posted a 455-pound back squat ... Had TD passes in two of Tech's four spring scrimmages ... Passed for 110 yards in the spring game on 9 of 17 passing ... Also had a 28-yard rush in the game ...

2002: Was redshirted while working on his fundamentals ... Used the season to get stronger and gain a better grasp of the college game ... Could have played if needed ... Was a member of the dress squad for every game ... Ran a 4.48 forty and posted a 36-inch vertical jump during spring max testing ... Threw five touchdown passes during spring scrimmages and added another in the Maroon-White game ... Was 6-for-7 passing for 95 yards and one TD during one scrimmage ... Turned in a 57-yard run in another scrimmage ... Hit 10-of-15 passes for 92 yards and a TD in the Maroon-White game ... Earned the Paul Torgersen Award for the top offensive newcomer ...

High School: Compiled over 5,000 yards of total offense during his final two seasons under Coach Tommy Reamon ... Earned prep All-America honors from SuperPrep, PrepStar and Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Rated the No. 6 quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep and the No. 10 QB by PrepStar ... Ranked the No. 7 combination (running/passing) quarterback by Tom Lemming ... Named to PrepStar's Dream Team and rated the No. 1 quarterback in the Atlantic Region by that publication ... Selected as the No. 24 overall player in the nation by SuperPrep and the No. 50 player by Prep Football Report ... Passed for 1,746 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior ... Added 702 yards and 13 TDs on the ground ... Named second-team Group AAA all-state by The Associated Press ... Rated the No. 2 player in the state by both SuperPrep and The Roanoke Times ... Threw for 2,180 yards and 19 TDs as a junior ...

Personal: Marcus Deon Vick ... Born 3/20/84 in Newport News, VA ... Son of Brenda and Michael Boddie ... Younger brother of former Tech All-America quarterback, Michael Vick ... Majoring in apparel, housing, resource management.

Passing G Effic. Att-Comp Pct. Yds. TD INT
2003 11 116.67 57-30 52.6 475 2 5
2005 13 143.29 289-177 61.2 2393 17 10
Career 24 138.91 346-207 59.8 2868 19 15

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2003 11 37 102 2.8 0 17
2005 13 147 380 2.6 6 38
Career 24 184 482 2.6 6 38

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2003 11 4 82 20.5 1 36