After everything that could go wrong went wrong in the first half, the Hokies defense provided a chance to steal a win. The effort was undone by baffling red zone play calling and a lack of audibles that left Tech's most proven playmakers helpless to determine the final outcome.
French on the Bench
3,000 word, 17-play film preview examining the importance of Virginia Tech's screen game, WVU's standouts plus scheme, and thoughts on what the Hokies need to do to pull off an all-important road win.
4,000+ word, 17-play film review examining how MTSU took away Braxton Burmeister's comfort zone in the passing game, wide receiver play that left a lot to be desired, winning the numbers game on the LOS, continued fundamental improvement on defense, and valuable work for inexperienced depth players.
Winning the line of scrimmage, a new face, and innovative utilization of personnel drive a dominant defensive performance. A 17-play, 3,600 word film breakdown of the Hokies' winning effort.
2,500-word, 8-play film preview detailing an effective UNC defensive wrinkle, personnel analysis, and the importance of forcing the safeties to respect the pass.
13-play, 2,900-word film preview of UNC's offensive personnel to watch out for, scheme analysis of the Heels' productive run/RPO attack, and how the Hokies were influenced out of position in the trenches last season.
2,400-word film audit of what the Hokies' ranks along the defensive side of the trenches need to do jumpstart the defense this season.
2,800-word film breakdown of what to expect from Virginia Tech's signal caller and the opportunities for him to grow into the offense more.
A pair of true freshman wideouts — Da'Wain Lofton and Jaylen Jones — have received plenty of hype this offseason. Breaking down how they can supplement the Hokies' receiving corps.
Breaking down the blue-chip running back's film while also evaluating and analyzing how he fits in the Hokies' scheme.
Breaking down the film for how the Hokies' latest quarterback commitment fits within Tech's scheme.
Virginia Tech has to restock the cupboard at offensive line after a myriad of departures affected its experience and depth. Evaluating the film of the center transfer that should ease the Hokies' burden a bit.
Breaking down the film of the former 4-star Clemson signee's film to determine how he fits within Virginia Tech's defensive scheme.
1,900 word, 10-play film evaluation of how Vanderbilt transfer Tae Daley fits within the Virginia Tech defensive scheme.
2,900 word, 13 play film review breaking down how the Hokies adjusted their run game, attacked UVA's deep shell coverage, and how disguised blitzes hit home.
Tight play calling and poor execution wasted a good defensive effort against Miami. 3,000-word, 14-play breakdown of defensive growth, lack of Mitchell Effect, momentum killers and predictable play calls.
Even when the defense worked, it didn't.
2,900-word, 11-play film review! How the Hokies leveraged an extra defender in the box and maximized Alan Tisdale's speed. Plus a look at a few costly defensive busts, analysis of how Tech beat soft coverage through the air, and a breakdown of the dagger run.
Virginia Tech's road trip to Wake Forest wasn't a piece of cake. 12-play, 2,800-word film breakdown of how Wake slowed the Hokies' run game, Tech's defensive lapses, plus a look at a defensive player who took the "next step".
3,600-word, 18-play film review of another excellent performance from Virginia Tech's o-line, the defensive tackle double team difference, the Deablo adjustment, and some recognition for unheralded special teamers.