Productive day for Williams, Motley and Ford

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Scrimmage highlights courtesy hokiesports.com:


The offense took a step forward in a 99 play scrimmage in Lane Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Though the offense was missing some key players due to injuries (Mark Leal, Joshua Stanford and Carlis Parker), other players elevated their game.  The Hokies were balanced, established an effective running game, and showed the ability to hit big plays in the passing game.

All offseason, we’ve talked about the things the Hokies have to do to get better on offense.  To recap, those three things are:

1: Limit turnovers
2: Establish a running game
3: Hit big plays

Today we saw the Tech offense take a step forward in all three categories.

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The Passing Game

Key Stats…

Brenden Motley: 12-of-20, 163 yard, 1 TD
Andrew Ford: 12-of-15, 150 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Demitri Knowles: 4 catches for 107 yards, 1 TD
Deon Newsome: 4 catches for 83 yards
Charley Meyer: 5 catches

With Mark Leal missing the scrimmage due to a knee injury, Brenden Motley got

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