April 8, 2009
Taylor's long TD run highlights mini scrimmage
Whitley returns interception 61 yards for score

BLACKSBURG - Tyrod Taylor's 65-yard touchdown run and Eddie Whitley's 61-yard interception return for a touchdown highlighted the Virginia Tech football team's 40-play mini scrimmage held in chilly and blustery conditions Wednesday afternoon on the practice field.

Taylor attempted only two passes and ended up with 67 yards rushing. Darren Evans carried the ball three times for 28 yards while Ryan Williams carried it five times for 12 yards. Josh Oglesby had six carries for 27 yards.

Below are some quick stats from the scrimmage for the leaders. Tech will hold its first formal scrimmage Friday afternoon, weather permitting, in Lane Stadium. Stretching will start at 4:30 and the scrimmage is open to the public.

Rushing
Taylor - 5 rushes, 67 yards, TD (65 yard TD run)
D. Evans - 3 rushes, 28 yards

Passing
Clayton - 3-8, 26 yards, INT

Receiving
Roberts - 2 rec., 16 yards

Defense
Tweedy - 3 tackles
Gouveia-Winslow - 1 tackle, 1 INT, 1 PBU
Brown - 1 sack
Johnson - 1 tackle, 1 FR
Whitley - INT for TD

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