ACC Week 4 Thoughts, Recaps, What Happened & What Mattered

ACC Week 4 Thoughts, Recaps, What Happened & What Mattered

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ACC Week 4 Thoughts, Recaps, What Happened & What Mattered

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2. Old Dominion 49, Virginia Tech 35

Maybe that win over Florida State wasn’t that big a deal after all.

Virginia Tech planted the seed in everyone’s mind that it was really, really good after that Week 1 domination over the Seminoles, and the other win was against William & Mary.

And now, the ACC took a massive hit with one of its star programs getting blasted by a previously winless Old Dominion team that lost to Charlotte, Liberty and FIU.

The Hokie secondary couldn’t handle Blake LaRussa, who threw for 495 yards and four scores – there’s no excuse for that. Call it a bad, day, but a top team doesn’t give up close to 500 yards to a backup Old Dominion passer.

To make matters worse, Hokie star QB Josh Jackson went out with a leg injury after a solid start. Even so, the running game should’ve taken over – Steven Peoples ran for 156 yards and two scores – and the Virginia Tech defense should’ve been the Virginia Tech defense.

The Hokie O put up 600 yards, and the defense gave up 632. And now the season is …

The season isn’t over. Virginia Tech can still do big things in the ACC, but the conference as a whole took a massive hit, and the Hokies have to reboot.

The “other games
North Carolina 38, Pitt 35
Virginia 27, Louisville 3
Clemson 49, Georgia Tech 21

NEXT: Clemson’s light scrimmage

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