2011 Football Preview: Quarterbacks

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Virginia Tech’s starting quarterback is unproven, his backups even more so.
Quarterbacks coach and play caller Mike O’Cain has two big jobs this August.
First, he has to continue to develop Logan Thomas and get him ready to play in
big games. Second, he has to find the player best suited to serve as the #2 guy
on the depth chart.

Coming out of spring practice, it was very clear that Logan Thomas has a lot
of talent, and that he made a lot of progress during the spring. It was also
clear that the backup quarterback spot was unsettled.

The competition will continue when camp opens, though the coaching staff will
want to make a decision following the first full scrimmage and move forward from

Note that the heights and weights used in this article have not been updated
since the spring. Virginia Tech will update heights and weights again when all
players report next week.

Logan Thomas, 6-6, 245, r-So.

Thomas entered spring practice as Virginia Tech’s #1 quarterback, and he
ended spring practice with the confidence of his teammates and coaches. In the
spring, when the starting quarterback is wearing a yellow jersey, numbers don’t
matter as much. That doesn’t mean we can’t take notice when a particular player
does put up good numbers.

Thomas Spring Stats
Scrimmage Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
1 6 10 100 0 0
2 8 14 75 0 0