Michael Vick paid a surprise visit to his alma mater Friday, igniting memories of the impact he made during his two-year stretch at Virginia Tech. Vick’s tenacity and ingenuity led the Hokies to the national title game in 1999, redefining what was possible from the quarterback position.
— Charley Wiles (@coachwiles) August 7, 2015
In 1999, Vick passed for a Big East-leading 2065 yards while rushing for another 682. He could run a 4.25-second 40-yard dash that opposing defenses could never gameplan for. If you’ve forgotten what joy Vick brought to the college game, you can relive it below:
One of the best playmakers of all time, I’m glad to see his university give him the respect he deserves.
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