Since Tyrod Taylor‘s departure in 2010, Virginia Tech has struggled to find dynamic quarterback play. Whether it be Michael Brewer, Brenden Motley or Mark Leal, the Hokies’ quarterbacks in Frank Beamer’s final few seasons fell far short of the standard Taylor set in his curtain call.
Justin Fuente was hired to fix that and to an extent, he did. The level of quarterback play in Blacksburg has come a long way from the dog days of 2014 and 2015, but the narrative surrounding Fuente as a “quarterback whisperer” holds less and less merit the longer he coaches. Continue reading “The Unraveling of the ‘QB Whisperer’ Narrative”