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Virginia Tech has 22 sacks in last five games

This article was published November 22, 2012 at 11:25 a.m.

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Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig throws under pressure from Virginia Tech's Bruce Taylor (51) and J.R. Collins during the first half of a NCAA football game at Alumni Stadium in Boston Saturday.

— Virginia Tech is preparing to face two quarterbacks when it plays Virginia on Saturday.

The Cavaliers (4-7, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) have used Michael Rocco and Phillip Sims pretty much all season, and coach Mike London says it’s “probably safe to say” that both will play again.

When they do, they will face a pass rush that has been coming on strong recently.

Virginia Tech (5-6, 3-4) has 22 sacks in its past five games.

Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster says his team’s defense against the run gets part of the credit for putting teams in third-and-long situations, allowing his pass rushers to “pin their ears back.” The Hokies also have been blitzing a lot more than usual and will likely do so again Saturday.

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