Greg Boone

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Greg Boone
No. 36
Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-01-14) January 14, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Chesapeake, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 289 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High school: Chesapeake (VA) Oscar F. Smith
College: Virginia Tech
Debuted in 2011 for the Milwaukee Mustangs
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
  • ACC Championship trophy
Career Arena football statistics as of 2011
Rush Attempts 5
Rushing yards 12
Receptions 3
Receiving yards 19
TDs 0
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Greg Boone (born September 14, 1986) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. Boone originally went to Virginia Tech as a quarterback and made the move to tight end during the 2006 season.[1] He still received time as a quarterback, primarily in the "Wild Turkey" formation, Virginia Tech's version of the Wildcat formation.[2]

High school[edit]

Boone played safety and quarterback in high school. He was ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 36 athlete in the country 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[edit]

2005-2006[edit]

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[edit]

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 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]

2008-2009[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Greg Boone". Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
  2. ^ a b http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/boone_greg.html
  3. ^ "Greg Boone's Recruit Page on Rivals.com". Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
  4. ^ "Scout.com:Greg Boone Profile". 2004. Retrieved 2009-05-13. 
  5. ^ a b "Boone's page at hokiesports.com". Blacksburg, Va. Retrieved 2009-09-24.