Grading the Hokies: Defense boosts grade to a 'C'

Full story: Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech has put together a solid season while struggling on offense. By Norm Wood 247-4642 October 9, 2008 With three of Virginia Tech 's next four games on the road in key Atlantic Coast Conference ...

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Fergie VB

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Oct 9, 2008
 
I have to agree with most points except coaching. Assuming you are referring to on the field coach (excluding recruiting) I think it is more like a B+. True, many fans believe the play calling has been shaky and the O-Line can't pass protect consistently (see glennon and western KU), but Beamer has done a fine job managing and winning games that could have well been lost. With such a young team, were are lucky to be 5-1. Over the next 2 years the ACC will become one of the best and deepest conferences. The head coaches are quality up and down the conference and the teams are all young now.
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Oct 9, 2008
 
How you can give this coaching staff a grade of C in the midst of a 5-1 start with the youth on this team is beyond me...
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Oct 9, 2008
 
With all the economic problems and you waste time on grading Beamers thug football team. No wonder Americans are scorned around the world now.

Thug players are long forgotten but the pain of losing their savings will be with people for years.

Get your priorities straigt and quit wasting space on here.

VT would serve Virginia better if it eliminated Beamer and his thugs and put it's efforts into educating students.
Go Hokies from NC

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Oct 10, 2008
 
Looking at coaching staffs across the country in the BCS, then looking at the ACC and even the difference within the state of VA I think VT is well served in the Beamer staff this year. I would like more from the offense, but in totality I feel better about my young VT team than most at Auburn or Clemson and arguably Georgia, USC, etc. These are teams that have had extraordinary recruiting class (at least based on the numbers) and now look quite overrated. VT knew this would be a year for us to grow and develop young people moreso than in the past. I think I'll keep Beamer and Co... and give them an A-. I wouldn't mind some help on offense though.
ANDY----CLEMSON FAN IN NC

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Oct 29, 2009
 
WACTHING THE GAME TONIGHT RIGHT NOW ITS 17-13 AND I HATE TO SAY IT BUT VT DID NOT GET IN ON EITHER TD.....................EACH TD WAS BANG BANG PLAY CALLED TD'S ON THE FIELD AND NOT ENOUGH VID. EV.TO OVERTURN
CLEMSON FAN IN NC

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Oct 29, 2009
 
MAN THE PARIDY IN THE ACC
ANDY___ CLEMSON FAN IN NC

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Oct 29, 2009
 
AND THATS GAME
Mike Vick

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Oct 29, 2009
 
CLEMSON FAN IN NC wrote:
MAN THE PARIDY IN THE ACC
parody?
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Nov 2, 2009
 
yeah sorry

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