The 00s are almost over and its time to decide the best moments and players from the last 10 seasons. Every day this week you readers will decide your favorite game, win, offensive and defensive player and team from those seasons.
Which Tech offensive player was the best of the 00s? You decide. Here are the nominees:
Michael Vick (2000) - Vick only played one year in the decade, but was 9-0 as a starter in it. He ran for 617 yards and eight touchdowns and threw for 1,234 yards and eight touchdowns in his last season with the Hokies.
Kevin Jones (2001-2003) - Jones set the Tech single-season rushing record in his junior year with 1,494 yards and 20 touchdowns. He finished his brilliant college career with 3,475 yards and 35 touchdowns.
Bryan Randall (2002-2004) - Randall led the Hokies to the ACC title his senior year and was named the ACC's offensive player of the year. He finished his Tech career with school records for passing yards (6,508) and passing touchdowns (48).
Eddie Royal (2004-2007) - Royal had his best receiving year as a freshman, catching 28 passes for 470 yards. He finished his career fourth on Tech's all-time list with 119 catches for 1,778 yards and 12 touchdowns. Royal is also No. 1 in school history in punt return yards (1,296) and No. 2 in kick return yards (1,376).