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Streaks on the line for Virginia Tech

As the final three weeks of the regular season approaches, Virginia Tech has several milestones within reach and streaks on the line that are worth keeping an eye on, starting Thursday night when the Hokies head to Georgia Tech:

  • Running back David Wilson has rushed for 100 or more yards in eight games this season and will seek to become the sixth player in ACC history to have nine or more 100-yard games. The record of 10 in a season is held by Wilson's former teammate, Ryan Williams, who did it as a freshman in 2009.

    Prediction: Wilson will reach the nine-game mark this week, and he will tie Williams' record by season's end. It's not going to be easy: UNC and Virginia have two of the ACC's top four rushing defenses. The Tar Heels are holding opponents to just 108.3 yards per game.

  • The Hokies have won an ACC-record 11 straight true road games. Nationally, there have been only six streaks of 12 or more since 1995 (Texas (twice), Southern California, Boise State, Ohio State and Miami).

    Prediction: You'll have to wait until Thursday's game predictions to find out about this streak.

  • With one win in its final three games, Virginia Tech will have five or more ACC victories for the eighth straight regular season. Only twice in league history has a program strung together eight years with at least five ACC victories: Florida State (1992-2005) and Virginia (1993-2000).

    Prediction: Easy peasy. The Hokies get it done.

  • And of course, continuing the streak of 10-win seasons remains a possibility. The Hokies need just two more wins to extend their streak of 10-win seasons to eight years.

    Prediction: No doubt. Virginia Tech will find two more wins, even if one comes in a bowl game.