Delaware Victory Harbingers Offensive Struggles for the Hokies

Film review of Virginia Tech's 303 yard, two touchdown offensive performance.

[Virginia Tech Athletics \ Dave Knachel]

Shutout victories should not leave a bad taste in your mouth. Virginia Tech's uneven 27-0 win didn't leave many fans feeling warm and fuzzy Saturday evening. The Hokies ran a very vanilla offensive scheme which exhibited near-zero the symbiotic cohesion in the run game that gave West Virginia problems, and the Hokies failed to dominate the Blue Hens. Instead of developing depth, the offense relied on a short rotation and the starters stayed on the field for almost the entire game. The Hokies failed to establish a consistent deep passing target. The offense wasn't efficient on third down. And, Josh Jackson's play plummeted back to Earth.

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