Tough blocking fullback…finished the 2003 season with 15 catches for 86 yards and two touchdowns, three carries for 11 yards…started 11 games…one rush for nine yards, one catch for eight yards at Penn State…brings three solid years of experience, including last year’s season-long starting role, to the fullback position…caught one pass for nine yards vs. Wake Forest in the season opener…two receptions for six yards, on TD catch of three yards vs. Ball State…two receptions for two yards vs. Notre Dame…one two-yard reception vs. West Virginia…had three receptions for 22 yards and one touchdown vs. Rutgers…had a career-best four catches for 34 yards at Virginia Tech… combined with Derrick Knight to provide an outstanding starting duo in the backfield…recipient of the William J. Hajjar ’49 Scholarship.
Started the final 10 games of the season at fullback… six catches on the year for 62 yards (10.3 per catch)…snagged a seven-yard pass vs. Stanford in the second game of the season…snagged a season-best 30-yard pass in the Navy game…four-yard catch vs. Notre Dame…two catches for nine yards vs. West Virginia….had a 12-yard grab vs. Rutgers in the regular-season finale.
Saw action in all 11 games plus the Music City Bowl at fullback and started the Navy (Sept. 22) and Army (Sept. 29) contests…had six carries for 31 yards — all of them in season-opening victory against West Virginia (Sept. 1)…also had two receptions for 14 yards on the season — all of them against Army...a valuable member of the Eagles’ special teams…made seven tackles on special teams — six of them were solos.
Reserve fullback who played in all 11 games and carried the ball six times for nine yards...also saw duty on special teams...made three tackles on special teams.
Enjoyed an outstanding career at Ramapo High School, sharing the spotlight with Chris Simms, ranked by many as the nation’s top high school quarterback…together they led Ramapo to an 11-0 record and the state title in 1997…was a two-time all-state, all-county, all-suburban selection as a tailback/strong safety…was a two-year Heisman all-star…earned All-America honorable mention accolades in 1998…rushed for 1,846 yards and 37 touchdowns as a senior…ran for 2,006 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior…finished his schoolboy career with a Bergen County-record 96 touchdowns; owns every rushing record in school history…played for head coach Mike Miello…was a four-year starter on Ramapo’s basketball team, twice earning all-league first team honors…was a sprinter on the track team.
Greg C. Toal, born January 6, 1980…enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in English…a member of the 2001 BIG EAST all-academic team…Greg is the middle of Susan and Greg Toal’s three sons; his older brother Mike is a defensive back at William & Mary; his father was a very successful high school football coach and now serves as assistant coach at Ramapo.