There was one question for Frank Beamer’s Hokies heading into this season. Could they defend their ACC title, despite losing the winningest quarterback in school history?
For the first time in the last few years, the national title talks had quieted down. This was due to the departures of Tyrod Taylor, Ryan Williams and Darren Evans.
Their departures did not quiet the talks of defending the Hokies ACC crown. Virginia Tech is in the driver’s seat to defend the coastal division title, which would allow them to play for the ACC title, again. Tyrod Taylor’s replacement, Logan Thomas, is the lynchpin to any title talks circulating around Blacksburg.
Thomas played inconsistently for the first five weeks of the