Taylor in a Cast, Questionable for BC Game

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Virginia Tech trainer Mike Goforth was quoted on hokiesports.com Sunday saying that starting VT QB Tyrod Taylor’s injured ankle has been put in a cast. The cast will be on until Saturday, and Taylor is listed as questionable for the Boston College game Thursday, October 25th.

Goforth described the cast as a “short-leg cast.” No updates will be available on Taylor’s status until the cast is removed on Saturday, October 20th. Taylor hurt the ankle early in the second quarter of Tech’s 43-14 victory over Duke, and Sean Glennon played well in relief.

Prior to his injury, Taylor was 5-of-7 for 88 yards and a touchdown. Glennon went 16-of-21 for 258 yards after replacing Taylor.

Hokies Come in 11th in First BCS Standings of 2007

The initial BCS standings of 2007 came out Sunday, and the Hokies’ BCS ranking matches their ranking in the AP and Coaches’ Polls: 11th.

The primary components of the BCS standings are the Harris Poll, the USA Today Coaches’ Poll, and a composite computer ranking. The Hokies are 13th in the Harris Poll, 11th in the Coaches’ Poll, and 8th in the computer rankings. The result is a #11 rank for the Hokies in the overall BCS standings.

Virginia Tech’s next opponent, the Boston College Eagles, are ranked 3rd in the BCS standings. BC is #2 in the Harris Poll, #2 in the Coaches’ Poll, and 7th in the computer rankings.

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