Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.
Head Coach Frank Beamer enters his twenty-ninth season on the sidelines at Virginia Tech. The sixty-eight-year-old has a 231-115-2 record at the Institute. Sixteen starters return on both sides of the football in 2015. The Hokies went 7-6 overall, 3-5 in Conference action. Virginia Tech plays in the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. 2015 looks very good for the Hokies; the offense has a sense of urgency. The Virginia Tech Hokies plays home games at the 65,500 seat Lane Stadium on campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.
The Third year Offensive Coordinator Scot Loeffler pointed to 2015 as the season the offense would flourish. Eight starters return to the Virginia Tech offense from last season unit. Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer (2,692) passing yards last year will be the starting quarterback again in 2015. Brewer has plenty of weapons at his disposal. Senior Running Back J.C. Coleman (533) rushing yards in 2014 came on strong at the end of last season and is set as the starter in fall camp. The Virginia Tech offensive line is intact for the first time in years. Sophomore Tight End Bucky Rogers can play inside or outside and can catch the ball and run block. Wide Receivers Isaiah Ford (709) catching last season and Cam Phillips can beat one on one coverage down the field. Fans are going to be surprised with the Virginia Tech offense in 2015; they will move the football with ease. The Virginia Tech Hokies went 6-7 on College Football ATS Predictions last season, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total seven times.
*The Virginia Tech offense averaged 365.3 yards per contest, 100th in the land.
*Virginia Tech went 3-5 Against The Spread in Blacksburg last season.
*The Hokies were 3-2 vs. The Number on the road.
*The betting odds total went 4-3 at home in 2014.
*Va Tech went over the betting odds total once on the road.
*The Hokies stayed under the betting odds total four times away from home.
*The Virginia Tech passing attack was 77th in the FBS, putting up 217.4 yards per contest through the air last season.
*The Hokies scored 24.1 ppg, 96th in College Football.
*The Virginia Tech running game was 89th nationally, averaging 147.9 yards per game on the ground.
Defensive Coordinator Bud Foster is a known commodity in College Football. Foster brings his “LUNCH BOX” every snap of every game. Eight starters return to the Virginia Tech defense from last year’s unit. The Hokies defensive line is loaded with talent and playmakers. Senior Luther Maddy is one of three on the d-line with all-conference ability. The defense also has playmakers at linebacker. The usually strong secondary will get tested. Foster must replace three productive starters from a year ago. Junior cornerback Kendall Fuller comes from a long line of family members who have flourished in Fosters system.
*The Virginia Tech defense ranked 21st in the nation, allowing 342.8 yards per contest.
*The Hokies pass defense gave up 199.0 yards per game through the air, 26th in the FBS.
*Virginia Tech gave up 20.2 ppg, 14th nationally.
*The Virginia Tech run defense gave up 144.8 yards per game on the ground, 39th in College Football.
*Virginia Tech opens with the number-one ranked Ohio State Buckeyes out of Conference.
*The Hokies will pay Conference foes Miami, Georgia Tech and Virginia on the road in 2015.
Bovada lists the Virginia Tech Hokies at over/under eight wins in 2015.
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