With QB Joshua Nesbitt on the bench since a few minutes before halftime, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets offense has struggled to sustain a drive. Then again, so has the Virginia Tech Hokies’. Tech’s defense is playing the game of its season so far, forcing the Hokies to work for yardage.
They aren’t getting much pressure on Hokies QB Tyrod Taylor, which actually appears to be by design, presumably to take away Taylor's running lanes. Al Groh hasn’t been as aggressive with his blitzing as he’s been in the past, leaving Taylor bobbing around in the pocket without an open receiver. It’s bizarre, but it’s sort of working at times.
Tevin Washington has kept the ball four times for three yards in relief of Nesbitt. He threw a decent deep pass to Stephen Hill, which a Hokies defensive back made a nice play on at the last moment, tipping it away.
Murmuring about David Sims getting to run the next drive: it has occurred throughout Tech’s fanbase.