Criticisms Warranted After Virginia Tech’s Loss, But Young Players Show Promise

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Ryan Willis again struggled to read BC’s zone. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

Well, that stunk.  2018 was a rough season for Virginia Tech football, and the only way to wash away the stain of a bad season is to play and win a football game.  We had been waiting many months to see the Hokies play, and most of us were cautiously optimistic about not only beating Boston College, but starting 4-0.  Instead, Tech will host their home opener against Old Dominion with an 0-1 record thanks to a 35-28 loss in Chestnut Hill.

I’m not discouraged, but I am disappointed, and yesterday’s game served as yet another reminder of how far the Hokies have to go.  On the other hand, had they not turned the ball over, they likely would have won the game and we’d be having a much different conversation right now.

We have a lot of subscribers from varying backgrounds, all with different views of the program.  I learned a long time ago that not everybody is going to agree with you, no matter how much what you are saying makes sense to you.  Today I’m going to say some things that might make some people mad, and it’s going to vary from stuff that seems like complete