After last week, it's hard not to call this game to be a blow out. Honestly, I think GT will come back down to Earth a bit, but they'll still win. I'll say 35-21. JT plays a couple of drives before the fourth quarter and scores at least one TD on the ground. JHD will have a big day coming back into the starting role at the Mike.
I think Tenuta will try to pull a VPI scheme and be in our backfield every play, the problem is they don't have VPI talent. We'll torch them with the rocket toss, play action passing, and for the love of God can we throw some bubble screens?!?! Vad will have nearly 200 yards passing
Winning this game by 15+ would be more impressive to me than beating Syracuse by 56... 'Cuse's schemes were awful on defense, UVA's coaches have seen our offense before, GT is on the road, and UVA (despite looking bad so far this year) has a few more worrisome athletes than Syracuse on both sides of the ball.
One thing that worries me is they did beat BYU. Idk if it was the same BYU team we played because I didn't watch the game. Lost to Duke last week so still feel good about Saturday. And we beat them down last year so confidence level should be low for them and high for us.
UVA has been a house of horrors for the Jackets and their back is up against the wall. They are a young team and there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the future of their head coach, that probably will have an effect both positive and negatively on their play. Game will be close.
I have a feeling that the game will largely turn on the consistency of our D. Mid-top tier d1 teams don't get shutout every week like we did to syr. FSU shutout md, but the noles have one of the best Ds in the country. Ifwe play with the same focus and intensity this week, we should be good