Mizzell Healthy and Ready for Year Two

Mizzell Healthy and Ready for Year Two

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Virginia sophomore tailback Taquan Mizzell is eager to get his second year started. "Smoke" had some injury problems last season, but Mizzell says he is healthy and ready to go.

Virginia football returns a lot of depth at running back, with Kevin Parks, Khalek Shepherd,Jordan Ellis and Taquan Mizzell. Mizzell or "Smoke" came to UVa with high expectations. Last season, however, Mizzell had an injury which ruled him out for a couple of games. Mizzell then decided to join the UVa track team during the offseason and feels completely healthy.

Smoke talks about his health, the running back core, working in the slot and more.

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