Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #13 QB, #254/750 Overall, 7-FA 2010: 2010 ACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR...Also named the offensive player of the year and the first-team quarterback … Won the Dudley Award, given to the state’s top Division I football player … The leader of the Tech offense … Has thrown for 2,521 yards and 23 touchdowns with just four interceptions on 172-of-284 passing … Has also rushed for 637 yards and five scores …2009: Started every game, completing 136 of 243 passes for 2,311 yards, 13 TDs and just five interceptions … Also had 370 yards rushing on 106 carries … Was a Super Iron Hokie during off-season testing … Earned 100% Effort Awards for four of the team’s six pre-spring 6 a.m. workouts … Completed 15 of 25 passes during spring scrimmages for 287 yards, three TDs and no interceptions … Won the George Preas award as the offensive MVP of the spring … Also earned the President’s Award as the offensive player who demonstrated the most outstanding leadership during the off-season program and spring workouts...2008: Opened the season as a redshirt but saw the decision reversed … Played nearly 600 snaps over 12 games … Completed 99 of 173 passes for 1,036 yards, two TDs and seven interceptions … Rushed 147 times for 738 yards and seven TDs …2007: Entered the season No. 2 at quarterback … Was called on to play late in the first half at LSU … Led the Hokies on their only touchdown drive of the game, scoring on a 1-yard run … Rushed for 44 yards on nine carries and completed 7 of 18 passes for 62 yards … Was named the Hokies’ starting quarterback the following Monday … Played in 11 games, with five starts … Was second on the team in rushing with 429 yards and six TDs on 102 carries … Completed 72 of 134 passes for 927 yards and five touchdowns, while being intercepted three times.
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12/31/12 - QB Tyrod Taylor, in relief of Joe Flacco, completed a career-high 15 passes for 159 yards, no touchdowns and one interception returned for a touchdown. He also rushed for 65 yards on nine carries.
10/01/12 - QB Tyrod Taylor, a backup and, one of the better athletes on the team and a former Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year at Virginia Tech, lined up at wide receiver during the second quarter against the Browns. Although Taylor didn't get the football thrown in his direction by fellow quarterback Joe Flacco, he occupied a defender on Torrey Smith's 18-yard touchdown catch.
09/13/12 - QB Tyrod Taylor, the backup to Joe Flacco, has been imitating Michael Vick this week for the scout team. He's being mentored by Vick, a fellow Virginia Tech football standout, during the offseason.