2005 UNC Game Analysis: Hokies Pound Heels in Second Half

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It was a different week, a different opponent, and a different venue, but the second half against UNC followed the
same script as the second half against Virginia the week before. After intermission, the Hokies went exclusively to the
running game and pummeled the Tar Heels into the turf in the last 20 minutes, blowing open a close game into a 30-3

Defensive Player
of the Game

picture: hokiesports.com
#9 Vince Hall

LB, 6-0, 246, rSo.
Score: 28.4 points

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Despite the great game by Darryl Tapp, Vince Hall wins it for the unprecedented fourth time this
season, courtesy of his team-high 10 tackles and an interception of Matt Baker. Hall had 10 tackles, including 1.5 TFLs
for one yard in losses, plus two pass breakups and the interception.

36.2 points.

Darryl Tapp, 36.0 points (3 tackles, 2 sacks for 15
yards, 2 passes defensed, and 7 QB hurries).

November 19th in Charlottesville, Virginia Tech ran the ball 33 times in the second half for 257 yards and four
touchdowns. This past Saturday against North Carolina, Tech kept it on the ground again, carrying it 31 times for 177
yards and three touchdowns after the break. If you’re keeping score at home, if you add those two halves up into a full