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VTECHFAN

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Patterson's arrival has as profound an effect on this year's QB battle as


the length of time if took me to mow my lawn this morning.

None. A QB who is not even on campus has no bearing on what our QB race looks like in 2018. If Hooker is the best QB this year, he will play. If next year, Patterson is better, then Hooker will be unseated and Hooker will be on the bench. If it takes Patterson a year to pick things up and it isn't until 2019 that he is the better choice at QB, then that is when Patterson unseats Hooker.

If Patterson never plays or only gets a year to play because Hooker is too good, then so be it.

The best QB on the team will be the QB on the field. Period. The one possible exception is that if it's close but Hooker has the upside to be the better QB after a few weeks, then we MAY go with Hooker over Jackson even if Jackson is slightly better. And even then... I think we go with Jackson.

(In response to this post by njhokie06)

Posted: 07/16/2017 at 4:16PM



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Current Thread:
  Hendon Hooker ** -- reconhokie 07/16/2017 6:06PM
  VTECHFAN - what exactly are you thinking by -- Hokie360 07/16/2017 6:04PM
  I pretty much agree with all you said -- VTECHFAN 07/16/2017 6:24PM
  Has Patterson enrolled? ** -- DGHOKIE 07/16/2017 4:10PM
  Nope. Entering his senior season of HS. ** -- Hokie360 07/16/2017 5:32PM
  This is the difference in VT now -- Mercury 07/16/2017 2:16PM
  Zero impact. None ** -- VTGolfer 07/16/2017 2:14PM
  Ryan Willis is someone nobody on here ever mentions. -- joehokie18 07/16/2017 1:51PM
  Good point. RW has P5 experience. ** -- njhokie06 07/16/2017 2:43PM
  Fun vid on the guy... -- Riverguy 07/16/2017 7:48PM
  Bowden ran apprentice program- Fisher plays em early -- tallahasseehokie 07/16/2017 1:43PM
  I doubt it has any effect at all. -- Hokie360 07/16/2017 1:25PM
  QP is a good prosoect -- st_andrew 07/16/2017 1:23PM
  More than a reasonable chance, that's good bet. ** -- laphroaig 07/16/2017 4:58PM
  I don't think Fuente is joking about open competitions -- kingofcassell 07/16/2017 1:08PM

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