8 - Greg Boone Position: Tight End
    Class: r-Sophomore
    Height: 6' 3"
    Weight: 291 lbs.
    High School: Oscar Smith
    Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
     
    photo Had to make a major adjustment after accepting a move from quarterback to tight end prior to the 2006 season ... The transition did not prove to be an easy one, but he picked up valuable experence, while seeing action in 12 games ... Picked up nine starts, mostly in Tech's two tight end sets ... Possesses outstanding size and athleticism ... Maintaining his conditioning and concentration will be keys ... Posted a position record 595-pound back squat during spring testing ... His work in the spring earned him the Richard Bullock Award as the most improved offensive player ... Will be a leading candidate for the starting tight end job.

    2006: Accepted a move from quarterback to tight end during the preseason ... Started and played 39 plays against Northeastern ... Caught one pass for 5 yards ... Started and caught a 41-yard touchdown pass from Ike Whitaker against North Carolina ... Was in for 29 plays against Duke and had a knockdown block ... Started and played 43 offensive snaps against Cincinnati ... Had a reception for nine yards ... Played 34 snaps at BC and 39 versus USM, but did not have a catch in either game ... Picked up 23 snaps in both the Clemson and Miami games ... Injured his ankle after 13 plays against Kent State ... Missed the Wake Forest game ... Had one play on special teams against Virginia ... Caught five passes for 68 yards and one TD on the season ... Caught a 10-yard pass in the bowl game against Georgia ... Saw action on 288 plays at tight end and 72 on special teams in the regular season ... Earned Super Iron Hokie honors during winter workouts and was named the most improved offensive player of the spring.

    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 Eugene Boone ... Born 9/14/86 in Norfolk, VA ... Son of Nora and Larry Evans ... Enrolled in sociology.

    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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