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Topic - Tariq Edwards
Virginia Tech has relied on its deep and talented defensive front to turn opposing offensive lines from dams to spillways. It has been the vanguard for a defense that ranks second nationally in total yards allowed (190.7 per game), tackles for loss (29), passing yards allowed (106.3 per game) and interceptions (seven).
After seeing his defense get uncharacteristically abused by North Carolina on Saturday, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster offered a simple solution for the Hokies' woes.
Tariq Edwards may have returned to the field for the Virginia Tech football team Saturday, but defensive coordinator Bud Foster said the junior linebacker is still a week or two away from really being ready to contribute and challenge for a starting role.
Virginia Tech won't have sophomore linebacker Tariq Edwards for its season-opening football game Monday against Georgia Tech, Hokies coach Frank Beamer confirmed Monday.
J.C. Coleman didn't wait to hear from the trainers or coaches. After suffering a fracture in his right hand during practice Friday, Coleman made it clear he'd be available to participate full speed in Saturday's Virginia Tech football scrimmage at Lane Stadium.
No. 6 Virginia Tech's defense is preparing for a physical game Saturday at No. 24 Virginia.
The smile creased Bruce Taylor's face a split second after he heard the question. Was he aware what year Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato is?
"Watching that game, it's kind of disgusting just to watch it," he said.
Edwards said facing Alabama in the season opener set the tone for the defense.