Tyrod Taylor, Ryan Williams and Darren Evans are gone. The anchor of the defense, John Graves has graduated, and the Hokies coaching staff is forced to reload again.
What does it all mean?
Well, 2011 could be the beginning of the end for Virginia Tech’s dominance over the ACC.
There are obvious reasons why, but then there are some factors that are tougher to see. The Hokies are the early favorite to win the Coastal Division in 2011, but winning the ACC is a far tougher accomplishment.
Here are five reasons why the Hokies dominate run will end in 2011.