No. 23 Virginia Tech returns home on Saturday night to face the Boston College Eagles after spending the past two weekends on the road.
Saturday’s contest between Virginia Tech and Boston College marks the 29th time the two programs have faced head-to-head in school history with Virginia Tech holding an 18-10 record all-time. The Hokies are 7-5 all-time against Boston College in Blacksburg.
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– The voice of Virginia Tech, John Laaser, will not call the contest on Saturday night due to COVID-19 contact tracing.
Some personal news for tonight’s game… pic.twitter.com/TRZ1lcc8ym
— Jon Laaser (@LazeVT) October 17, 2020
– Virginia Tech safeties Devine Deablo and Keonta Jenkins are expected to play tonight for Virginia Tech. Deablo has missed the last two games while Jenkins was out last week against North Carolina.
– Offensive tackle Luke Tenuta is out, per his Instagram.
– Defensive tackle Dashawn Crawford is warming up, per various reports. Crawford has been limited all season.
– Virginia Tech has announced they will be without 13 players including Jalen Holston, Darryle Simmons, Tahj Gary, Walker Culver, Kaden Moore, Luke Tenuta, Jaden Payoute, J.R. Walker, Jermaine Waller, and Nasir Peoples
10:59 – Virginia Tech defensive back Devin Taylor forces a Boston College fumble. Recovered by Virginia Tech
7:29 – Brian Johnson misses a 53-yard field goal for Virginia Tech.
6:08 – Boston College fumble, recovered by Alan Tisdale.
1:42 – Brian Johnson 42-yard field goal is good. 3-0.
10:57 – Phil Jurkovec complete to Jaelen Gill for a 12-yard touchdown. 7-3.
8:53 – Hendon Hooker quarterback sweep for a 7-yard touchdown. 10-7, Hokies lead.
6:39 – Devin Taylor interception.
2:49 – Khalil Herbert 29-yard touchdown reception on a screen pass. 17-7, Hokies lead.
7:11 – Phil Jurkovec to Hunter Long for a 20-yard touchdown. 17-14, Hokies lead.
3:39 – Hendon Hooker 5-yard touchdown rush. 24-14, Hokies lead.
3:27 – Boston College fumble, recovered by Dorian Strong.
2:10 – Brian Johnson kicks a 27-yard field goal. 27-14, Hokies lead.
13:44 – Raheem Blackshear 28-yard touchdown rush. 2-point conversion fails. 33-14, Hokies lead.
2:20 – Hendon Hooker 17-yard touchdown rush. 40-14, Hokies lead.
Game Day Information – Virginia Tech vs. Boston College
Kickoff: 8:00 PM – Saturday, October 17 – Lane Stadium – Blacksburg, VA
Television: ACC Network
Play-by-Play: Dave O’Brien
Analyst: Tim Hasselbeck
Sideline: Katie George
Radio: Virginia Tech Sports Radio
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