With Saturday's win over North Carolina, the Virginia Tech Hokies moved to 5-1 on the season. It was the Hokies' fifth straight win after a season-opening loss to No. 1 Alabama.
Predictably, the Hokies relied heavily on their defense and senior quarterback Logan Thomas. Thomas passed for 293 yards and three touchdowns. It was the second straight game that Thomas did not turn the ball over.
In what continues to be a recurring theme, Tech was unable to run the ball. The Hokies' lack of success running the ball is a concern.
The running game is just one area where the team is struggling. But several things have stood out for VT so far this season. The defense, as predicted, is terrific. What other statistics are startling in what is shaping up to be a good bounce-back season for the Hokies?
Here are the five most startling statistics for Virginia Tech through six weeks of the 2013 season.