Rutgers Reflections: Swan Song for a Struggling Offense

Bruce Taylor celebrates the bowl victory over Rutgers.

I’ve been avoiding writing this one.

I’m late to the game with my Russell Athletic Bowl article, and quite a bit has been said and written by others. I’ve read very little of it.  I’m just glad the 2012 season is over.

I’ve never been more happy to have a football season end. No, check that: I’ve never been happy to have a Virginia Tech football season end, period. Until now.

My unhappiness doesn’t have anything to do with the Hokies bowl destination. I’m not bothered that the Hokies went to the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando and played Rutgers. As a matter of fact, here’s a conversation Chris Coleman and I have had more than once through the years in the TSL office: