Virginia Tech Camp Report: Annual Surprise On The Offensive Line?

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Luke Tenuta, Virginia Tech
Luke Tenuta (69) could be pushing for a starting role. (Ivan Morozov)

Virginia Tech football held its final scrimmage of the preseason this past weekend, and the coaching staff is beginning to narrow down the depth chart in preparation for Boston College.  Outside of a potential change to the offensive line depth chart, we don’t have anything new to report this week, so we’ll talk about that, as well as what the Hokies’ home schedule could mean this season.

The Annual Offensive Line Surprise

In each of Vance Vice’s first three seasons as Virginia Tech’s offensive line coach, we’ve seen a surprise on the initial depth chart.  To refresh your memory, here they are…

2016: Colt Pettit starting at left guard over Wyatt Teller in an effort to get Teller more focused.

2017: Kyle Chung started at right tackle over Tyrell Smith after Smith appeared to be the favorite.

2018: True freshman Christian Darrisaw started at left tackle against Florida State after redshirt freshman Silas Dzansi held that position during the spring.

If there’s a surprise this year,

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