**Disclaimer, this is a pro Husker video … I can’t seem to find one that has highlights of both teams. If you come across one, please let me know.**
Sometimes members of the press can take one subject and run with it. We can beat the dead horse with the best of them, and for a while it looked as though that was what we were doing with the Tyrod Taylor talk before last night’s game.
Instead, we found ourselves to be completely correct, as the Husker defense couldn’t stop the dynamic Taylor on the run. The Husker defense early was focused more on stopping Taylor’s runs and let receivers get open down field – lucking out with two really bad passes from Taylor that could/should have been touchdowns. Later the Huskers switched gears and Taylor took over with his feet.
Taylor connected on nine of his 15 pass attempts for 171 yards and rushed 15 times for 87 yards and a TD. The Huskers just couldn’t consistently stop him and his Hokie offense.
However, the Hokies were having some troubles of their own against the Huskers – who showed true heart til the finish of the game. Some people claimed that Virginia Tech’s special teams would be far superior to the Huskers – which I refuted – and it looked as though Continue reading