2012 is a season that longtime Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer would like to soon forget. Sure, his team finished 7-6 and won a bowl game, but when you’ve established a tradition of 10-win seasons, anything short of that becomes a major disappointment.
For years, Beamer has heard from fans calling for him to change the offensive coordinator to someone who runs a more up-to-date offense. Fans see teams around the country routinely scoring 40 points per game or more, and they want the same.
After last season’s debacle of a season, Beamer finally made some much-needed changes on offense, replacing longtime offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring with Scot Loeffler.
Senior quarterback Logan Thomas’ return to school was the best news Beamer received all offseason and should help lessen the growing pains on offense.
The defense should be outstanding with nine starters returning and a host of younger players with experience.
Here are three concerns facing Beamer and the Hokies with spring practice just a few weeks away.