October 20, 2018

Virginia Tech Football: Hokies stifled by Panthers

The Virginia Tech Hokies recent history against the Pittsburgh Panthers hasn’t been good. Entering Saturday they had dropped five of their last six games against Pitt despite entering five of those contests as the higher-ranked team. However, Saturday’s 17-13 loss brought the Curse of Pitt to a new low as the Hokies were thoroughly dominated by the Panthers defense.

The Tech offense finished with exactly 100 total yards of offense and just nine yards rushing. The previous low in total yards for the Hokies since 2000 was 139 yards against Miami in 2006, a game they somehow won 17-10. The nine rushing yards are tied with Louisiana Monroe for the fifth-least amount of rushing yards by an FBS school this season. They’re the least put up by a Power 5 school this season. [Read more…]

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