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Commending Bryan Randall.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2005
Agreed to by the Senate, February 17, 2005


WHEREAS, Bryan Randall, the quarterback of Virginia Tech's 2004 championship football team, earned numerous postseason honors and established career records at Virginia Tech; and

WHEREAS, a resident of Williamsburg and a graduate of Bruton High School, Bryan Randall started all 13 games during the 2004 season and established a new school record by starting 38 consecutive games at quarterback for the Hokies; and

WHEREAS, Bryan Randall established new career school records for passing yards (6,508) and total offense (8,034 yards) and on the final passing attempt of his career, broke the school record for touchdown passes (47); and

WHEREAS, Bryan Randall led the Hokies to the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in their first year as members; led the team to victories over traditional rivals from West Virginia University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Miami; and played well in the Hokies' game against Auburn University in the 2005 Nokia Sugar Bowl; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of his exceptional season and his undisputed value as a leader of the Hokies, Bryan Randall was named ACC Player of the Year, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, and first-team All-ACC at quarterback; and

WHEREAS, Bryan Randall also received the Dudley Award, emblematic of the Commonwealth's finest collegiate player; and

WHEREAS, an excellent student, Bryan Randall graduated in three years with a degree in sociology and earned an $18,000 post-graduate scholarship from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame as part of the 2004 National Scholar-Athlete Class; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Bryan Randall on his extraordinarily successful 2004 football season and his record-setting career at Virginia Tech; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Bryan Randall as an expression of the General Assembly's congratulations and best wishes for continued success.

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