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Updated: September 2, 2013
2013: Suffered fourth ACL tear during the preseason and will miss the 2013 season.
2012: Played in 11 games, making two starts … Totaled 261 plays, 197 on offense and 64 on special teams … Carried the ball 64 times for 299 yards and a touchdown on the year … Appeared on offense while also contributing on special teams in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech … Ran the ball five times for 29 yards and a touchdown against Austin Peay, also blocking a punt for the second time in his career … Appeared in nine offensive plays, while also seeing time on special teams at Pittsburgh … Ran the ball 11 times for 68 yards, while also catching two passes for 20 yards against Bowling Green … Missed the Cincinnati and North Carolina games with a knee injury … Made his first career start against Duke … Ran the ball five times for 29 yards at Clemson … Ran the ball 10 times for 50 yards at Miami while also contributing on special teams … Had eight rushes for 19 yards against Florida State … Carried the ball 14 times for 69 yards at Boston College … Ran the ball once and caught a pass in the win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl … Missed the majority of spring practice due to a rib injury.
2011: Played in all 14 games ... Played 36 snaps on offense and 90 on special teams ... Had 15 kickoff returns for 289 yards on the season ... Blocked a punt in the third quarter against Appalachian State was recovered in the end zone by Kyle Fuller for a TD ... Had three yards on five carries and returned a punt 24 yards ... Saw action for five plays at ECU, including four on special teams ... Was in on six special teams plays in the win over Arkansas State and returned a kickoff 22 yards ... Worked nine special teams plays and an offensive snap at Marshall ... Carried once for two yards against Clemson and returned three kickoffs 24 yards ... Had a rush for three yards in the Miami game, while also working eight special teams plays ... Saw brief action on offense at Wake Forest while playing seven special teams plays ... Picked up 18 yards on four carries against BC ... Also returned a kickoff 26 yards ... Made two kickoff returns against Duke, totaling 46 yards ... Had 38 yards on two kick returns at Georgia Tech ... Recovered an onside kick against UNC ... Returned a kickoff 21 yards at Virginia while adding five carries on the ground ... Racked up 135 yards on six kickoff returns with a long of 28 in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson … Played the second half of the season with an injured ACL and had offseason surgery on it, missing spring practice.
2010: Played in 10 games before being injured … Had 23 carries for 102 yards for the season … Started on the punt return/block team … Saw brief special team action against Boise State and JMU … Got his first duty on offense against ECU and rushed for 29 yards on four carries … Picked up three carries against Central Michigan for 3 yards … Rushed seven times for 34 yards in the Wake Forest game … Ran for 36 yards on nine carries against Duke … Played on special teams against GT … Injured his knee late in the second quarter at UNC while playing on punt coverage … Was lost for the season with a torn ACL … Worked to rehab during the off-season … Ran in some drills during the spring but was held out of contact work.
2009: Redshirted during the fall … Earned Iron Hokie honors during off-season strength and conditioning testing … Had the third-fastest time in the 40 (4.3) and the fifth-fastest in the NFL Shuttle (3.98) … Rushed for a combined 119 yards and three TDs during the team’s spring scrimmages … Led all rushers in the Maroon-White game with 37 yards on 10 carries, scoring once on a 6-yard run … Also contributed 57 yards on a pair of kickoff returns.
2008: Enrolled at Tech in January 2009 … Went through the off-season strength and conditioning program … Was timed at 4.33 seconds in the 40, the fastest time among the receivers and third-fastest time on the team … Entered spring practice as a split end … Caught a 44-yard touchdown pass in the first full scrimmage and finished with two catches for 61 yards … Was pushed into action at tailback following injuries at the position during the final week of workouts … Saw some action for both teams in the Maroon-White game, carrying a combined total of six times for 13 yards.
Prep School: Attended Fork Union Military Academy during the fall … Played tailback for Coach John Shuman … Rushed for 186 yards and two touchdowns in a win over NC Tech … Had an 84-yard TD run in that game … Carried 11 times for 144 yards and two more TDs against Averett.
High School: Ranked the No. 31 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times for Coach Bill McTyre … Ranked the No. 35 running back in the country and the No. 19 player in the state of Virginia by rivals.com … Rated the No. 131 running back in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 146 running back in the country by SuperPrep … Ranked the No. 30 player in the Commonwealth by scout.com … Rated the No. 32 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked a “Super Prospect” by
CSTV.com’s Tom Lemming … Rushed for 641 yards and eight scores as a senior … As a junior, rushed for 979 yards, averaging seven yards per carry … Averaged 31 yards per kick return, returning two for scores.
Personal: Tony Larray Gregory … Born 7/25/89 in Virginia Beach, VA … Son of Sarah Gregory and Anthony Johnson … Graduated with a degree in sociology.