'Smoke' Mizzell Ready to Give All He's Got in Final College Game
Taquan 'Smoke' Mizzell
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -
The Virginia football team wraps up the 2016 season this Saturday in Blacksburg when it takes on Virginia Tech.
Kick off is set for noon and the game will be televised on ESPN2.
UVa hasn't beaten Tech in Blacksburg, since 1998 and has failed to beat the Hokies in its last 12 attempts.
The 'Hoos will be without senior running back Albert Reid, who suffered an upper extremity injury, last weekend against Georgia Tech.
Without Reid in the backfield, it likely means the majority of carries will go to Taquan 'Smoke' Mizzell.
The senior tailback is playing his final career game at UVa and this is his last chance to beat Virginia Tech.
"Oh this is everything to me," says Mizzell. "This is a bowl game [to us]. I never beat Virginia Tech, a day in my life. I'm planning on it. I got one game left. One last week of college practice. One college game left, they're going to get all I got."
Mizzell has tallied 4,351 total yards and 19 total touchdowns, during his four-years at UVa.
He is also the first-ever ACC player to record at least 1,500 career receiving and rushing yards.
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