'Smoke' Mizzell Ready To Run

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Freshman Taquan 'Smoke' Mizzell Freshman Taquan 'Smoke' Mizzell

A lot of Virginia Cavalier fans will be interested to see how much highly touted running back Taquan 'Smoke' Mizzell plays against BYU, and what the freshman looks like.

Mizzell is Virginia's first 5-star recruit in eight years.

He's expected to share time in the backfield with Kevin Parks and Khalek Shepherd.

Parks has been impressed with what he's seen from the rookie.

"The kid is amazing, kid's amazing," says Parks.  "The biggest thing that stands out about Smoke is the kid is humble, he's very humble.  I believe right now, for a true freshman, his pass protection is probably the thing that stands out the most.  In college football you have to know the protections, so I feel like the kid is ready, and you're going to see it Saturday."

Virginia will host BYU Saturday at 3:30 PM at Scott Stadium.

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