Offensive Line Thoughts: Hokies In A Better Position Than Usual

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Vance Vice hasn’t been hesitant to heap praise upon his young talent.(Photo by Jon Fleming)

Virginia Tech’s football season begins Monday night, and something has happened this preseason that we aren’t used to. Or, to be more accurate, something has not happened this preseason that we aren’t used to. Hokie fans aren’t spending the month of August talking to each other about how worried they are about the offensive line. For one of the few times since the very early 2000s, the offensive line is expected to be one of the strengths of the team.

The Hokies have a couple of seniors up front who are six years out of high school. A third senior will anchor the right tackle spot, and though Zachariah Hoyt and Silas Dzansi don’t have as much experience, Justin Fuente seems very high on their future.

The Starters

There was a bit of a surprise when the starting offensive line was revealed in yesterday during the release of the initial depth chart.