2013 Football Preview: Quarterbacks

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This is Virginia Tech’s depth chart at quarterback as of right now.

1) Logan Thomas (#3, 6-6, 254, r-Sr.)
2) Mark Leal (#6, 6-1, 217, r-Jr.)
3) Brian Rody (6-6, 236, r-So.)
4) Brenden Motley (#9, 6-4, 216, r-Fr.)
5) Trey Gresh (#12, 6-1, 209, Sr.)
6) Bucky Hodges 6-6, 235, Fr.)

Logan Thomas

Don’t expect that to change very much, if at all, between now and the start of spring practice.  We all know that Logan Thomas has the job locked up this season.  From what I’ve seen of the backups, Mark Leal has the job locked up for the 2014 season.  Beyond that is uncertainty.

Logan Thomas must have a big 2013

I think it’s imperative that Logan Thomas be big for the offense this season.  Not only for this team, but for future teams as well.  If Thomas plays great this year and becomes a high NFL Draft pick, he legitimizes the Virginia Tech/Scot Loeffler connection when it comes to developing quarterbacks.  That would help with quarterback recruiting in future seasons.

For this current team, Logan has to have a big season because of the question marks surrounding the running game.  Virginia Tech does not have a dominating offensive line, that much is clear.  As of now, they don’t even have a starting offensive line, which is a major concern.  Their top three running backs are players who are only in their second year in the program.  Can it get any worse than last year’s running game?  Probably not.  But that’s not saying much, because last year’s running