Go Tech Go, Part 40: A Good Start To 1993

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Tyronne Drakeford (#22), photo courtesy of Virginia Tech sports photography.
Tyronne Drakeford (#22), photo courtesy of Virginia Tech sports photography.

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By Chris Colston

In August of 1993, nobody expected the Virginia Tech football team to do anything worthy of raucous cheering. While the inaugural year of round-robin play for the Big East Football Conference elicited some mild interest, nobody thought the Hokies would be a factor. In the Hokie Huddler, I predicted a 5-6 record.

“A winning slate isn’t out of the question,” I wrote then. “But coming off a 2-8-1 disaster …the Hokies will have to prove they deserve that kind of respect.”

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