Notre Dame vs. Virginia Tech Preview

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John Heisler | October 5, 2018 

There's quarterback Ryan Willis, who was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week at the quarterback spot for his play against Duke last Saturday in his first start for Virginia Tech.

There's rover-back Reggie Floyd, the ACC Player of the Week at defensive back after his eight tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one pass breakup Saturday versus the Blue Devils.

There's wide receiver Damon Hazelton who has produced back-to-back 100-yard receiving efforts.

There's senior running back Steven People who has run for five touchdowns over the last three games combined, as the Hokies have averaged 234.7 yards on the ground in that span.

There's the stingy Virginia Tech offense that leads the country this week in fewest turnovers (five teams have two so far in 2018). 

There's the Hokie rush defense, ranked fourth nationally this week while allowing 84 yards per game.

There's the specter of former Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, who will be recognized with a bronze sculpture this weekend in honor of his College Football Hall of Fame induction. He coached the Hokies for 29 seasons through 2015.

There's that continued emphasis on "BeamerBall" that has accounted for 149 non-offensive touchdowns and 144 blocked kicks by the Hokies since Beamer's first season at Virginia Tech in 1987.

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