Standout performances by Mansoor Delane and TyJuan Garbutt bought the Hokies offense time to find their running legs in a desperately needed win over Liberty. 10-play, 2,900-word film review covering Virginia Tech's final game of the 2022 football season.
The Hokies continued to spiral as Duke gameplanned magnificently to exploit Virginia Tech's biggest weaknesses on both sides of the football in a stinker of a loss in Durham.
Isolated areas of improvement can't stop mistakes from triggering another fourth quarter implosion as the Hokies extended their longest losing streak in recent memory. 2,700-word, 9-play film review of improved o-line play, praise for Prioleau, and a frozen defense.
Offensive line woes derail offensive momentum in a 21-22 loss against No. 24 NC State. Breaking down run blocking and pass protection issues, misdirection and 50/50 ball success, and more defensive woes against trips formations — 2,500-word, 9-play film review.
Some young players stood out as the Hokies found a formula for defensive success late in a loss to Miami. Breaking their performances along with the defensive scheme down in this 11-play, 3,000-word film review.
The return of Malachi Thomas proved to be a big boost to the Virginia Tech running game, but poor run fits doomed the Hokies in their loss to Pitt.
Glimmers of offensive firepower for the Hokies wasn't enough to overcome repeated defensive gaffes. 2,900-word, 9-play film review covering how Kaleb Smith played his way to a career day, the RPO game, and the breakdown of the defensive struggles to contain the run.
Searching the film for any building blocks going forward after a putrid 41-10 loss to North Carolina. Plus analysis of some fresh offensive concepts and a defensive liability.
A deeper look into the struggles of Virginia Tech’s offensive line, which has proven to be the weakest link in a historically inept offense.
Talent gaps, the complete absence of a running game, and the first cracks in Virginia Tech's defense all serve as red flags that a long and painful season is in front of the Hokies. Eight-play, 2,700-word film review of the talent and scheme issues that held the Hokies back.
With a renewed commitment to the intermediate passing game, Virginia Tech quarterback Grant Wells picked apart the Wofford secondary in a solid, if not unspectacular, win.
Inconsistency in the run game made the pre-West Virginia scrimmage against Wofford closer than needed. Examining two Virginia Tech passing concepts, technique and execution errors holding back the run game, and the emergence of two young d-ends.
A dominant defensive performance and no offensive mistakes offset another shaky offensive performance in the first win of the Brent Pry era. 2,800-word, 11-play film review analyzing how the defensive scheme and execution pressured BC, Tech's continued run blocking woes, and how misdirection and players just making plays helped the Hokies win the game.
Gargantuan blunders and abysmal offensive line play offset a sound defensive effort in Brent Pry's debut. 3,900-word and 11-play film review analyzing that plus the scheme execution by the defensive front-seven.
Analyzing the spring game film provided some indications of which defensive players may emerge for the Hokies in 2022.
At previous stops, Tyler Bowen and Brad Glenn's tight ends were not an afterthought in the passing game. Examining 12 plays from their tenure plus Tech's spring game that shed some light on the future attack.
2,200-word, 8-play film analysis examining the ins and outs of Brent Pry's five-man zone pressure packages.
The Hokies got all the good looks they needed to beat North Carolina, but an uncanny cold spell dampened their tournament hopes.
With balanced efforts on both ends of the court in their win over Virginia, the Hokies are playing to their potential at just the right time.
Between hot shooting and attention to detail, Mike Young and the Hokies find themselves surging up the ACC standings.