40 - Billy Gorham Position: Fullback
Class: Senior
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 255 lbs.
High School: Robert E. Lee
Hometown: Franconia, Va.
photo A special teams contributor who is also competing for backup duties at fullback ... Has been slowed at times by injuries, but can always be counted on for his top effort ... A solid runner, he has also seen some work at tailback during his time with the Hokies ... Rates as a solid blocker and receiver.

2006: Saw action in seven games, all on the kickoff return team ... Picked up some extra reps as a back during two jayvee games.

2005: Worked with the scout and jayvee teams ... Practiced mainly as a fullback, but got to see action as a tailback in the JV games ... Rushed for 139 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries during jayvee win against Fork Union ... Also had a touchdown and 32 yards on 12 rushes in win over Hargrave ... Registered personal bests in the bench press (340) and back squat (535) during spring max testing ... Carried four times for nine yards in the spring Maroon-White game.

2004: Did not see any varsity action ... Recorded a 300-pound push jerk and a 495-pound back squat in spring testing.

High School: Played quarterback, linebacker and halfback for Coach Gerry Pannoni at Robert E. Lee ... Was a first-team all-district linebacker and an honorable mention quarterback his senior season ... Rushed for 490 yards and eight touchdowns his senior season, catching another three ... Recorded 91 tackles and six sacks in his final year ... As a junior, totaled 99 tackles, six rushing touchdowns and eight sacks while playing multiple positions ... For his career, totaled 1,232 yards rushing, 503 passing, 30 touchdowns and 321 total tackles.

Personal: William Howard Gorham ... Born 3/11/85 in Fairfax, VA ... Son of Rick and Debbi Gorham ... Majoring in sociology.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 11 0 1 1 0-0 0-0

K.O. Ret. G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2007 11 3 12 4.0 0 6