Virginia Tech 40, Boston College 14. That’s a good score, and not one I was expecting. For the fourth time this season, the Hokies scored more points than I predicted, but for the first time this year their opponent scored fewer than I predicted. I picked the Hokies to win 34-31, so to me 40-14 is a darn good result. I suspect most of you feel the same, and that you got a good night’s sleep last night.
This game was more of the same. Tech’s running game was completely dominant, and the defense gave up a lot of yards. However, this time around the opposition had a big problem with turnovers. When you are -5 in turnover margin, as BC was on Saturday night, it’s hard to win. In fact, it’s hard to not get blown out when are -5 in turnovers, and that’s exactly what happened to the Eagles in front of 1,000 rabid Tech fans in Lane Stadium.
Here are my late Saturday night/early Sunday morning thoughts on the Boston College game....
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