Foster, Hokies focus on run defense against Alabama
Linebacker Jack Tyler (58), a redshirt senior, led the Hokies in tackles last season with 119. He made 17 stops during a 20-17 victory in overtime over Georgia Tech at Lane Stadium in the 2012 season opener.
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“They’re not gods. They’re beatable, and we’re good enough to do it.”
Virginia Tech linebacker Jack Tyler, on top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Alabama
Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 4:33 pm, Tue Jul 22, 2014.
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech linebacker Jack Tyler began watching tape of Alabama last spring. And while the Hokies’ senior recognizes how good an opening opponent the two-time defending national champions are, he’s not ready to write Aug. 31 off as a Tech loss.
“They’re not gods,” Tyler said this weekend of the nation’s No. 1 team. “They’re beatable and we’re good enough to do it.”
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 4:33 pm.