Virginia Tech defeated East Carolina 54-17 on Saturday. The Hokies were led by quarterback Jerod Evans, who threw for 282 yards and three touchdowns on 13-of-20 passing. He also ran for 97 yards and a touchdown. Reciever Isaiah Ford also had a big game catching four passes for 117 yards and a touchdown.
East Carolina saw big days from a few players despite the lack of scoring. Receiver Jimmy Williams caught three passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns, while Zay Jones caught 10 passes for 115 yards. Quarterback Philip Nelson threw for 362 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-34 passing.