Justin Fuente began his Thursday press conference by announcing that redshirt senior Ryan Willis has been named Virginia Tech’s starting quarterback for the season opener against Boston College.
Willis threw for 2,716 yards and 24 touchdowns with nine interceptions in 12 games and 10 starts a year ago. He completed 58.5% of his passes. Willis also ran for 354 yards and four touchdowns.
Fuente also confirmed that redshirt sophomore Hendon Hooker will serve as Tech’s No. 2 quarterback.
Virginia Tech’s season begins on Saturday, August 31 at Boston College. Kickoff is scheduled for 4pm, and the game will be televised by The ACC Network.