Finally…Football Has Arrived

It wasn’t that long ago that we were still complaining about the Sugar Bowl.  What’s that?  You’re still complaining about the Sugar Bowl?  Well, perhaps the fact that 2012 preseason practice begins tomorrow will help everyone let go of the past a little bit.

With last night’s opening preseason NFL game, it’s official: football season has begun.  Anxious to start talking Tech football?  Me too.  Let’s start today by discussing a few different subjects.

#20 is a Little Low

The preseason Coaches’ Poll was released last week, and Virginia Tech is ranked #20 in the country.  That’s their lowest preseason ranking in that poll since 2004, when they opened the season unranked.  Since then, Tech has opened in the top 16 every year until now.