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Greg Boone
Virginia Tech HokiesNo. 8
Tight end Junior (rs)
Major:
Date of birth: September 14, 1986 (1986-09-14) (age 23)
Place of birth: Chesapeake, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 280 lb (127 kg)
Career history
High school: Oscar F. Smith High School,
Chesapeake, Virginia
 College(s):
Bowl games
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC Championship trophy
Stats at ESPN.com

Greg Boone (born September 14, 1986) is an American Football Tight End for the Virginia Tech Hokies. Boone originally went to Virginia Tech as a quarterback and made the move to tight end during the 2006 season.[1] He still gets time as QB, primarily in the "Wild Turkey" formation, Virginia Tech's version of the Wildcat formation [2]

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High school

Boone played safety and quarterback in high school. He was ranked by Rivals.com as the No.36 athlete in the state and twelfth in the state of Virginia.[3] During his senior year he had 70 completions out of 120 attempts, 1400 yards passing, three interceptions and eight rushing Touchdowns.[4 ]

College

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2005-2006

Boone was redshirted his first year as a Hokie, and spent the year working with the scout team. He won "Super Iron Hokie" honors, a team award for the weight room.[1]

2006-2007

After the redshirt Boone was moved from Quarterback to Tight End.[1]. He made his first start against Northeastern for 39 plays. He caught one pass for five yards. He made his first college touchdown in a game against North Carolina after catching a 41 yard pass. During a game against against Kent State, he suffered an ankle injury 13 plays into the game and ended up missing the game against Wake Forest [5]. He finished the season with five catches, sixty-eight yards, and one touchdown. During the spring practices, he won the team most improved award.[5].

2008

Boone started every game of the 2007-2008 season except for one.[2] After the game against the Florida State SeminolesSean Glennon, and Tyrod Taylor suffered high ankle sprains, Boone finished the game.

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