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8 - Greg Boone Position: Tight End/Quarterback
Class: r-Freshman
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 281 lbs.
High School: Oscar Smith
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
 
photo A talented newcomer who missed a lot of valuable practice time last year due to injuries ... Has agreed to make a temporary move from quarterback to tight end for the 2006 season ... Could vie for the starting job at that position ... Never really got a chance to get acclimated at quarterback ... Was slowed by a sore knee and too much weight when he arrived in August ... Shortly after reporting underwent a tonsilectomy ... Was able to drop some weight and ended up quarterbacking the scout team while redshirting ... Excelled in strength and conditioning tests during early spring ... Was hampered by a sore knee once again during the first eight or nine practices in the spring ... Is big and strong ... Has a tremendous arm and all the tools to play quarterback ... Also athletic enough to succeed at tight end.

2005: Was redshirted ... Worked at quarterback with the scout team ... Earned Super Iron Hokie honors in the weight room during off-season workouts ... Set a position record for the push jerk at 334 pounds ... Bench pressed 355 pounds and had a back squat of 535 ... Was 2-for-2 in the spring game for 13 yards ... Scrambled for a 6-yard gain on one of his four carries.

High School: Named a postseason All-American by SuperPrep, which also rated him the No. 15 quarterback in the nation and the No. 8 player in the state of Virginia ... Passed for 1,285 yards, rushed for 949 yards and accounted for 35 touchdowns his senior year for Coach Richard Morgan at Oscar Smith ... Named first-team all-state by both The Associated Press and the VHSCA ... Rated the No. 5 player in the state by The Roanoke Times ... Was named the Southeastern District Offensive Player of the Year ... Guided Oscar Smith to its first outright district title in 40 years and a 10-0 regular season ... Accounted for 334 of the Tigers' 335 yards in a 40-39 loss to Landstown in the Eastern Region Division 6 championship game ... Rated the No. 36 athlete in the nation and the No. 12 player in the state by rivals.com ... Rated the No. 36 player in the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Ranked the No. 65 player on the East Hot 100 by scout.com ... Ranked the No. 40 linebacker in the nation and the No. 8 player in the state by scout.com ... Named to PrepStar's postseason All-Atlantic Region team ... Listed first-team All-Tidewater by The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot ... Named first-team all-district at quarterback and second-team all-district at defensive back and punter as a senior ... Named first-team all-region ... Was first-team All-Tidewater at defensive back as a junior ... Earned first-team all-district honors as a junior.

Personal: Greg E. Boone ... Born 9/14/86 in Norfolk, VA ... Son of Nora and Larry Evans ... Enrolled in university studies.

Passing G Effic. Att-Comp Pct. Yds. TD INT
2008 11 0.00 1-0 .0 0 0 0

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 11 2 9 4.5 0 5

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2006 12 5 68 13.6 1 41
2007 14 11 167 15.2 0 37
2008 11 7 75 10.7 0 20
Career 37 23 310 13.5 1 41

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 14 2 2 4 0-0 0-0
2008 11 2 0 2 0-0 0-0
Career 25 4 2 6 0-0 0-0

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