Whit Babcock Has No Easy Solution to Stop Virginia Tech’s Football Freefall

I really like Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, particularly where in The Dark Knight, Harvey Dent famously says, “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”

Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente knows this all too well.

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Depth a Growing Issue at Receiver for Virginia Tech

We knew coming into the 2020 season that Virginia Tech’s depth at wide receiver was a problem. But did we know it was this thin?

The Hokies are an offense centered around running the football. That much is indisputable. That said, it is fair to say that Virginia Tech’s lack of depth at receiver is a contributing factor to that reliance on the run.

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Tech Takeaways: Hokies Find Their Identity in 40-14 Win Over Boston College

Good football teams know what they’re good at. They play to their strengths and use those strengths to cover for their weaknesses. Virginia Tech did just that on Saturday.

The Hokies’ 40-14 win over Boston College was by no means a masterful performance — the defense still allowed more than five yards per play and the passing game never found a sustainable rhythm. And still, Virginia Tech pounded Boston College with a smash-mouth brand of offense not seen in Blacksburg in quite some time.

Enough of the intro, here are your Tech Takeaways.

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