Marcus Davis answers the call

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- With Virginia Tech receiver Dyrell Roberts out with a thigh injury, the Hokies needed somebody else to step up at receiver, and on the Hokies' first drive of the second half, Marcus Davis rose to the occasion to give Virginia Tech their first lead and first touchdown of the game.

The Hokies are up 16-10 thanks in large part to the big-play capabilities of Davis, a young, talented player whose best is yet to come. He took a screen pass down the left sideline for 46 yards, thanks to a nice block by Danny Coale, and he capped the drive with an 11-yard touchdown pass. It was the first time tonight the Hokies were able to get into the end zone once inside the 20.