Via(Northeast Guilford) and the Hokies got the win today in a BIG WAY over the Thundering Herd from Marshall:
Virginia Tech 52, Marshall 10
(#67 Michael Via – C 6′ 7″ 284 r-Fr. McLeansville, N.C. Northeast Guilford)
BLACKSBURG, Va. â€“ The Virginia Tech offense had its most prolific day on offense in quite some time, racking up 605 yards, including 444 on the ground, while rolling to a 52-10 victory over the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday afternoon at Lane Stadium.
The No. 14/15 Hokies (1-1) eclipsed the 600-yard barrier for the first time since Sept. 1, 2001, when they totaled 606 yards of offense against Connecticut. The 52 points was the most scored by Tech since it tallied 52 against Virginia in 2005.
Tailbacks Ryan Williams (16 rushes, 164 yards, three touchdowns) and David Wilson (12 rushes, 165 yards, one touchdown) combined for 329 yards on the ground for the Hokies, who also got a non-offensive touchdown from Jayron Hosley and two touchdown tosses from quarterback Tyrod Taylor.