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Was thrust into the lineup when starting quarterback Grant Noel was injured in the first quarter of the LSU game ... Guided the Hokies to victory against the Tigers and went on to start Tech's last 12 games ... Met the challenge head-on ... Quarterbacked the team to wins in his first six starts ... Kept his head up when the Hokies suffered some tough losses late in the year ... Capped the season by earning MVP honors during Tech's win over Air Force in the San Francisco Bowl ... Learned from both his successes and his mistakes ... Showed poise throughout the season ... Set a BIG EAST Conference single-game record with 504 yards passing at Syracuse ... Established a Tech mark and tied a BIG EAST record with five touchdown passes in that game ... Completed 63.7 percent of his passes for the season to set a new school record ... His 2,641 yards of total offense were the most for a Tech player since 1972 and marked the second-highest season figure ever for the Hokies ... A mobile quarterback who can make plays when things break down ... Combines intelligence with a good work ethic ... Did not have a single turnover during spring scrimmages after committing a series of turnovers during the second half of the 2002 season ... Ended 2003 spring practice a much better player than he was at the bowl game against Air Force ... Will be expected to establish himself as one of the Hokies' leaders this fall ...

2003: Has completed 112-of-185 passes for 1,384 yards and 10 touchdowns ... Has thrown eight interceptions ... Has rushed for 366 yards and four TDs on 65 carries ... Got the season off to a great start, completing 11 of his first 13 passes for three TDs against UCF ... Finished the game 22 of 28 for 278 yards and three scores ... Added 18 yards rushing ... Performance earned him BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Completed 13-of-20 passes for 153 yards against James Madison ... Rushed for 55 yards, including a career-long run of 47 yards for a touchdown ... Threw for 63 yards and a TD against Texas A&M ... Tossed his first interception of the season against the Aggies ... Rushed for 59 yards and a score ... Completed 6-of-12 passes for 64 yards against UConn ... Found Ernest Wilford for a 28-yard touchdown pass ... Rushed four times for 47 yards ... Completed 16-of-22 passes for 250 yards and four touchdowns at Rutgers ... Threw one interception and rushed for 24 yards ... Performance earned him BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Got the scoring started against Syracuse with a 75-yard touchdown on an option keeper ... Finished the game with 93 yards rushing and a score ... Completed 6-of-14 passes for 88 yards with an interception ... Had a rough go of it at West Virginia, tossing three interceptions ... Completed 14-of-23 passes for 146 yards ... Was 0-for-4 with an interception and 14 yards rushing against No. 2 Miami ... Played the first quarter against Pittsburgh, completing 3-of-6 passes for 39 yards ... Threw for 127 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-19 passing at Temple ... led the Hokies in overtime, rushing for a 23-yard touchdown ... Threw for 176 yards on 12-of-23 passing with a long of 55 yards against Boston College ...

2002: Played in all 14 games, starting the last 12 ... Finished the season with 2,134 yards passing and 507 net rushing yards ... Was 158 for 248 on the year with 12 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions ... Had an efficiency rating of 143.09, 10th-best in the nation ... Carried the ball 171 times, second-most on the team ... Had three touchdowns on the ground ... Came off the bench in the opener against Arkansas State to play 25 snaps ... Completed 6-of-8 passes for 66 yards and a touchdown ... Completed a 19-yard pass to Mike Imoh for his first collegiate touchdown pass ... Ran five times for 36 net yards ... Had touchdown runs of 12 and 5 yards ... Played all but the opening two series in the win over LSU ... Completed 5-of-9 passes for 47 yards ... Also ran 14 times for 33 yards, but finished with just six net yards ... Got his first collegiate start in the win over Marshall ... Threw the ball just 12 times, completing five passes for 101 yards ... Had a long of 38 yards to Ernest Wilford ... Ran seven times for 36 net yards ... Directed six touchdown drives and two that resulted in field goals ... Completed 10-of-11 passes in the win at Texas A&M, his first road start ... Missed on his first pass, but completed the last 10 to end the game ... Threw for 119 yards in the game with a long of 52 yards ... The long came on a pass to Ernest Wilford, which led to the lone touchdown of the game ... Also ran for 49 yards, but was sacked four times, giving him 14 net rushing yards ... Threw for 194 yards at Western Michigan ... Completed 13-of-19 passes with a touchdown ... Suffered his first two interceptions of the season in that game ... Also ran eight times for 40 net yards ... Directed four long scoring drives in the win at Boston College ... Connected with Ernest Wilford for a 44-yard touchdown pass on the game's opening drive ... Completed 4-of-7 passes for 86 yards and that score ... Made several key runs to keep drives alive ... Finished with 37 net rushing yards against the Eagles ... Completed 11-of-15 passes against Rutgers ... Threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Wilford in that game, but also threw an interception ... Completed 13-of-20 passes for 146 yards against Temple ... Connected with Doug Easlick for a 30-yard touchdown play ... Tossed two interceptions in the game ... Also rushed nine times for 47 yards ... Suffered his first loss as a starter against Pittsburgh ... Completed 12-of-22 passes in that game for 145 yards with an interception ... Broke a BIG EAST record and a school record in the triple overtime loss at Syracuse ... Completed 23-of-35 passes for a BIG EAST record 504 yards ... The yardage was the second-most in school history ... Set a new school mark with five touchdown passes ... Was picked off three times in that game ... Twice completed passes of 87 yards, the third-longest in school history ... Connected with Ernest Wilford four times (75, 34, 87, 6) and Lee Suggs once (15) to account for his passing touchdowns ... Also rushed for a touchdown in the second overtime ... Ran for 125 yards against West Virginia ... Also threw for 168 yards and a touchdown on 18-of-31 passing ... Completed a 6-yard touchdown pass to Keith Willis ... Threw a late interception ... Led the Hokies to a big win over in-state rival Virginia ... Completed just 5-of-11 passes for 85 yards with an interception in windy conditions ... Helped the team with his running, collecting 67 yards on the ground on 14 carries ... Led the Hokies in rushing with a career-high 132 yards on 25 carries at Miami ... Had a long run of 26 yards ... Also had a good day throwing the ball, completing 15 of 26 passes for 165 yards and a score ... Connected with Shawn Witten for a 4-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter ... Was named the Offensive MVP of the Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl for his performance ... Was 18 for 23 for 177 yards ... Didn't commit any turnovers and led the Hokies on four scoring drives ... Gained Super Iron Hokie honors in both the fall and the spring ... Was named one of the team's MVPs following spring practice ... Completed 71.7 percent of his passes during spring scrimmages without an interception ... Hit 11 of 18 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns in one of the four scrimmages ... Went 18-for-24 in another scrimmage for 210 yards and a pair of TDs ... Completed 12 of 21 passes in the Maroon-White game for 149 yards ... Was sacked twice, but did not have an interception ...

2001: One of four true freshmen to see action ... Won the No. 2 quarterback job during the preseason ... Saw action in all but three games ... Completed 12 passes on 34 attempts with no touchdowns and an interception on the year ... Also rushed 20 times for 104 yards in eight games ... Was 5-for-10 passing in his first career action against Connecticut ... Threw for 56 yards and had 30 yards rushing against the Huskies ... Completed a 12-yard pass in his only attempt against Western Michigan ... Was 2-for-5 against Rutgers for 11 yards ... Also ran for 39 yards in that contest ... Ran for 24 yards against UCF ... Was 2-for-4 at West Virginia for 17 yards ... Threw his first career interception in the Boston College game ... Was 2-for-7 at Pittsburgh for 18 yards ... Directed three drives at the end of the Temple game ... Was intercepted in his only passing attempt in the Gator Bowl ... Won Super Iron Hokie honors during spring testing ... Led the quarterbacks with a 320-pound bench press and 570-pound back squat ... Turned in a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 4.54 clocking in the 40 ... Completed 3 of 8 passes for 23 yards in Tech's first spring scrimmage ... Completed six passes in 11 attempts for 47 yards and a touchdown during the second scrimmage and added a touchdown run in the third ... Passed for 103 yards and a TD in the final scrimmage ... Played every offensive snap for both teams in the spring game and finished with a combined total of 211 yards passing ... Completed 21 of 38 passes with one interception ... Scored the only touchdown of the game on an 8-yard run ... Shared the Dr. Richard Bullock Award for the most improved offensive player with guard James Miller ...

High School: Rated the top player in Virginia for the 2000 season ... Finished his senior season rated the No. 2 athlete in the nation by SuperPrep and the No. 4 quarterback in the country by PrepStar ... As a junior, he became the first player in Virginia high school football history to rush for 1,000 yards and pass for 1,000 yards in the same season ... As a senior, he became the first state player to duplicate the feat in back-to-back seasons ... A prep All-America pick by Parade, SuperPrep, PrepStar, Blue Chip Recruiting, G&W Recruiting and Student Sports ... Rated the No. 15 player in the nation, the Mid-Atlantic Offensive Player of the Year and the No. 1 player in Virginia by SuperPrep ... Was a Dream Team pick by PrepStar, which listed him as the No. 1 player in the Atlantic Region ... Ranked as the No. 41 player in the nation by Max Emfinger's Blue Chip Recruiting ... G&W Recruiting's No. 46 offensive player in nation ... Picked the No. 20 QB in the nation by Student Sports ... Named the No. 1 player in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report No. 21 player in the Mid-Atlantic Region ... Named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Virginia ... An All-Southern pick by Orlando Sentinel ... Selected the state Group AA Player of Year by The Associated Press and the AA Offensive Player of the Year by the state coaches ... First-team Group AA all-state as a QB and DB by coaches ... First-team Group AA as DB, second-team as QB by AP ... Accounted for 58 TDs, 2,826 yards passing and 2,169 yards rushing during his final two years ... Passed for 1,301 yards and 14 TDs as a senior ... Completed 94 of 171 passes ... Added 1,012 yards rushing with 16 TDs ... Ran for 214 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 184 yards and two TDs in a win over Tabb ... Posted over 150 tackles and intercepted eight passes on defense as a senior ... Contributed 22 tackles, 134 yards and three touchdowns rushing and a pair of passing touchdowns during a win over Poquoson his junior year ... Rushed for 1,157 yards and passed for 1,525 as a junior ... Played quarterback, receiver, safety and returned kicks during his four-year career for Coach Kyle Neve ...Named the district and region offense and defensive player of the year as a senior ... Compiled a district record 7,481 all-purpose yards during his career ... A four-year letterman as a guard on the basketball team ... Was named the state Group AA Basketball Player of the Year as a junior after leading his team to a state championship ... Played on an AAU national championship basketball team ... A member of the National Honor Society ...

Personal: Bryan Jemar Randall ... Born 8/16/83 in Charleston, WV ... Son of Edgar and Belinda Randall ... His father played basketball at West Virginia State ... Brother, Brandon, plays basketball at Hampden-Sydney ... Enrolled in sociology.

2003 12 211-126 59.7 1598 11 10
Career 34 493-296 60.0 3846 23 22
2003 Passing Game-by-Game
UCF   28-22 78.6 278 3 0
James Madison   20-13 65.0 153 0 0
Texas A&M   13-9 69.2 63 1 1
Connecticut   14-6 42.9 64 1 0
Rutgers   22-16 72.7 250 4 1
Syracuse   14-6 42.9 88 0 1
West Virginia   22-14 63.6 146 0 3
Miami   4-0 0.0 0 0 1
Pittsburgh   6-3 50.0 39 0 0
Temple   19-11 57.9 127 1 1
Boston College   23-12 52.2 176 0 0
Virginia   26-14 53.8 214 1 2
2003 12 76 412 5.44 75
Career 36 411 2240 5.518 87
2003 Rushing Game-by-Game
UCF   6 18 3.0 0 15
James Madison   4 55 13.8 1 47
Texas A&M   9 59 6.6 1 14
Connecticut   4 47 11.8 0 35
Rutgers   6 24 4.0 0 16
Syracuse   5 93 18.6 1 75
West Virginia   14 -8 -0.6 0 10
Miami   5 15 3.0 0 16
Pittsburgh   1 2 2.0 0 2
Temple   7 46 6.6 1 23
Boston College   4 15 3.8 0 13
Virginia   11 46 4.2 0 18

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