I did not have a chance to watch the Military Bowl live. As Virginia Tech battled Cincinnati in rainy Annapolis, I was creating an international incident by requesting "no fromage" in my dish at a Michelin-rated Parisian restaurant on New Year's Eve. After tracking the back-and-forth of the game on Twitter, I hoped the film would at least have some bright spots for the future after a difficult loss.
Sadly, the film showcased, in the season of miserable performances, the worst execution by a Bud Foster defense since I began writing this column. There were more positive nuggets on offense. A very solid offensive day was marred by some oddities in the passing structure which made Virginia Tech much easier to defend on passing downs.
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