Revitalized rushing attack could make a difference for the Hokies
But that hasn’t been the case under head coach Justin Fuente’s “running backs by committee” approach, which does appears to be stronger this upcoming season. During the offseason, Tech welcomed two running backs to help its cause. “Helping those young guys come along and getting the whole team right and for me when my number is called I’m going to come play,” Holston said. This trio will compliment an explosive Keshawn King and a host of other young backs. And by the looks of the talented group, the ground attack will be a threat for this budding offense.
Hokies RB transfer Blackshear can compete immediately
Blacksburg, Va. The Hokies get a big boost to the backfield as the calendar turns to September. Rutgers transfer running back Raheem Blackshear has been ruled eligible to play for the Hokies immediately. Blackshear won his eligibility appeal after his initial waiver to play in 2020 was denied. He played in 27 games at Rutgers with more than 1700 yards from scrimmage and 12 touchdowns under his belt.