Hokie Offense Still Lags Behind Foster’s Defense

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We all know that Virginia Tech is known for Bud Foster’s defense. The
offense has had plenty of playmakers in the past, but the Hokies have always
employed a conservative offense that focuses on not turning the ball over and
not losing the game. This conservative nature on offense shows up in the stats
sheet, as does their reliance on Foster’s defense. And in the end it’s
clear that the defense is doing more than its share, while the offense is
struggling to catch up.

We’ve compiled the offensive and defensive stats for Virginia Tech since
1999, and there are some interesting trends. Some stats might surprise you,
while others may be exactly as you would have expected. First, let’s look at
Tech’s offense since 1999.

Virginia Tech Offensive Stats, 1999-2005

Year

Rushing

YPG

National

Rank

Passing

YPG

National

Rank

Total YPG

National Rank

Scoring Offense

National Rank

1999

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