Originally posted on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 9/4/12

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 05: Head coach Frank Beamer of the Virginia Tech Hokies against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Georgia Dome on September 5, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
BLACKSBURG, VA -- Logan Thomas completed only 15 of his first 32 pass attempts in Monday night's season-opener versus Georgia Tech. But the junior quarterback made good on his final six attempts to lead Virginia Tech to a 20-17 overtime victory at Lane Stadium. Overall, it was a decent performance from Thomas, whom some pundits believe can eventually work his way into the Heisman Trophy race. But Hokies coach Frank Beamer defended his star some after seeing a slightly different performance from Thomas. And with some tweaking, it appears he imagines a much more productive offense moving forward. "We were just more efficient," Beamer said, in somewhat choppy sentences. "We had some good plays but dropped some balls and overthrew a couple of them... "We couldn't get into a good rhythm for ourselves. And give them credit... We did some pretty good stuff there late." There were several dropped passes that would have made a big difference and possibly led to more points. Beamer bel...
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