Virginia Techs defense underachieved last season. No Hokie will argue that.
So when the unit stood out in last Saturdays spring football game, it only made sense to think they will be much stingier this coming fall. Spring games can fool you that way. And maybe the Hokies defense will be much better this season its certainly talented enough and is exceptionally coached.
But maybe the scrimmage was fools gold because Virginia Techs offense is just as much a mess right now as it was last season when Frank Beamers team slumped to a 7-6 mark, and that was after winning its final three games. At least the numbers from scrimmages and the spring game suggest thats the case.
All stats aside in the game won by the White (second) team, 27-9, the most perplexing and discouraging development of the game was senior quarterback Logan Thomas struggles. After having a difficult season a year ago in which he didnt come close to living up to expectations, Thomas had a poor spring, and in the game...