STATS WITH SALAS
The Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium was good the third time the Hokies have played in a true Major League Baseball stadium. The first was against Air Force in the 2002 Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl played in Pacific Bell Park, family of the San Francisco Giants. The succeed season, the Hokies played in the 2003 Insight Bowl at the base of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix .
Quarterback Tahj Bullock made his first appearance in a game going 2-for-4 for 27 yards passing and rushing for 14 yards. His first pass went 21 yards to Luke Bussel, who had made his beginning career reception. Earlier in the plot, punter Peter Moore tucked the ball and scrambled for eight yards and a first down. The race on 4th and 4 was Moore ‘s foremost rush of his career. Two plays late, Jaden Payoute was at the end of a 42-yard pass from Connor Blumrick for his beginning career reception .
Black excels in return game
Chance Black set career marks in kick back returns ( 6 ), kick return yards ( 146 ) and longest recoil hark back yardage ( 37 ). His 146 kick return key yards were the most in a game since Khalil Herbert ‘s 150 yards against Duke in 2020. Black besides set a raw Virginia Tech bowl record breaking Mike Imoh ‘s 142 bang return yards against California in the 2003 Insight Bowl .
End of the season potpourri
With the season ending, here ‘s a count at some records set this year :
Tré Turner finished his career ( 2018-2021 ) with 135 catches, placing him fifth on the all-time career receptions tilt, a well as 2,292 receive yards, which is well for fifth in school history, besides.
Freshman All-American Peter Moore finished the season with a 44.5 punt average, the highest mark by a freshman in school history. The 44.5-yard average is besides thoroughly for second stead all-time by a team. That record is held by the 2019 team with an average of 46.2.
The 54-10 concluding score was the seventh scorigami of the season. This was the tenth time the Hokies had seven scorigamis in a season. The stopping point time Tech had seven scorigamis in a season was in 2003. The most scorigamis in a season is nine, which has happened doubly with the most late in 1997. Scorigami is the art of building final scores that have never happened earlier. More on scorigami .
The Hokies wore maroon helmets, maroon jerseys and ashen pants for the fourth time this season. They finished 2-2 in this combination for the year.
|Helmet||Jersey||Pants||Date||Opponent||Location||Result||2021 Record||Record since 1987|
|White||orange||orange||Sept. 3, 2021||North Carolina||Blacksburg, Va .||W, 17-10||1-0||1-0|
|White||White||White||Sept. 11, 2021||Middle Tennessee||Blacksburg, Va .||W, 35-14||1-0||17-8|
|maroon||White||maroon||Sept. 18, 2021||West Virginia||Morgantown, W.Va .||L, 21-27||0-1||34-30|
|maroon||maroon||White||Sept. 25, 2021||richmond||Blacksburg, Va .||W, 21-10||1-0||120-41|
|maroon||maroon||maroon||Oct. 9, 2021||Notre Dame||Blacksburg, Va .||L, 29-32||0-1||16-15|
|White||maroon||White||Oct. 16, 2021||pitt||Blacksburg, Va .||L, 7-28||0-1||8-1|
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|White||Oct. 23, 2021||syracuse||Blacksburg, Va .||L, 36-41||1-1||120-42|
|White||White||White||Oct. 30, 2021||Georgia Tech||Atlanta, Ga .||W, 26-17||2-0||18-8|
|White||orange||White||Nov. 5, 2021||Boston College||Chestnut Hill, Mass .||L, 3-17||0-1||5-2|
|maroon||maroon||White||Nov. 13, 2021||Duke||Blacksburg, Va .||W, 48-17||2-1||121-42|
|maroon||White||maroon||Nov. 20, 2021||miami||Miami Gardens, Fla .||L, 26-38||0-2||34-31|
|White||White||White||Nov. 27, 2021||Virginia||Charlottesville, Va .||W, 29-24||3-0||19-8|
|maroon||maroon||White||Dec. 29, 2021||maryland|| Bronx, N.Y.
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