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Wilbur  Hargrove
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Wilbur Hargrove


Boyton, Va.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180



2004 (Junior):
Saw action in 11 games and caught two passes for 52 yards and a TD ... caught a 31-yard TD against Buffalo ... also amassed 117 yards on seven kick returns ... recorded one rush on the year for a nine yard gain versus Buffalo.

2003 (Sophomore):
Saw action in 10 games as a receiver and on special teams ... caught one pass for 15 yards in the win at Western Michigan ... carried the ball twice for seven yards ... recorded six kickoff returns for 123 yards on the year ... returned a kickoff for 51 yards at Buffalo, the longest return of his career ... also recorded five solo tackles in special teams play, two coming against Hofstra in the opener.

2002 (Freshman):
Saw action in all 13 games as a reserve running back and kick returner ... had 36 carries on the year for 220 yards and one touchdown ... best performance came against Buffalo when he rushed for 153 yards on 16 carries ... that performance included a 78-yard TD run ... had one reception on the year for nine yards and had nine kickoff returns for 127 yards.

Redshirted, did not play.

Prior to Marshall:
Played for coach Lonnie Messich at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... played for coach Joel Gray at Bluestone High ... also lettered in basketball and track for three years ... selected team captain in 1998 and 1999 ... was a first team All-Southside pick as a defensive back in 1997-99 and was a second team pick as a running back twice and first team once ... was also an All-Southside pick as a kick returner three times ... set single-season rushing records in back-to-back seasons, rushing for 1,103 yards as a junior and 1,582 yards as a senior ... opened his senior season with a bang, rushing for 281 yards on just 13 carries and totaling more than 400 all-purpose yards while scoring seven TDs, he broke three school records in that one game ... also lettered in basketball twice and track four years ... turned in the fastest time in Virginia in the 100-yard dash as a senior at 10.8 seconds.

Is the son of Shirley and Stephen Young ... born on April 13, 1981 ... one of eight children, his brothers are Steven Hargrove (22), Steve Young (22) and Rodney Hargrove (12) ... sisters are Tilson Hargrove (24), Stephanie Mosley (29), Samantha Mosley (23) and Stesha Young (19) ... a pre-counseling major.