Vick started as a r-freshman in 1999 and led Tech to the Sugar Bowl, where they played for the National Championship. He is regarded as one of the most, if not the most, exciting college football players in history. He went on the be the #1 draft pick in the 2001 NFL Draft.
Vick was ranked #3 in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times. He was overshadowed by Ronald Curry, the #1 player in the state. SuperPrep rated Vick the #5 quarterback in the nation.