Brown, Wells taking majority of first-team reps
4/12/2022 5:41:00 PM
The chief of the Hokies’ quarterback room – Go Sport Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Brad Glenn – clarified the group’s present quarterback competitors. The previous offensive coordinator at Georgia State has confirmed that Jason Brown and Grant Wells, each mid-year transfers who enrolled this semester, are getting the majority of the first-team reps.
“I might say their expertise,” Glenn stated on Brown and Wells standing out up to now. “Jason’s been in large video games. Within the SEC, with being at South Carolina, there have been large moments in large environments. You’ll be able to’t replicate sport expertise. That has proven early on in spring ball with us, and the identical factor with Grant. Grant’s had tons of sport reps and sport throws. He is been in these large environments, and that sort of gave these guys a leg up.”
Tech’s new play-caller, Tyler Bowen, praised this group’s blue-collar angle they’ve displayed all through the length of spring practices. Bowen spoke extremely of the offensive line’s willingness to enhance all through the follow classes, and particularly talked about the laborious work of seniors Silas Dzansi and Johnny Jordan.
Like Glenn, Bowen additionally commented on the quarterback competitors and famous that naming a starter on the finish of spring could be ideally suited, however just isn’t a given as he’ll let issues play out.
“I feel you need to have the ability to try this for quite a lot of causes going into your summer time program,” Bowen stated. “Clearly, having that clear-cut chief of the offense as you go in to throwing routes on air and group organized practices in the summertime. I feel there are enormous advantages from it. However, I am simply to see how the previous couple of practices form out and go from there.”
Brown, who grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia as a Virginia Tech fan, addressed the media for the primary time since becoming a member of this system and relishes his position as an skilled elder statesman amongst the offense and quarterbacks.
“I could be a chief,” Brown stated. “I at all times neglect the youngest man in our room is eighteen. So, simply making an attempt to make use of the sources to assist them. I am simply making an attempt to indicate them that I can lead and choose up on the whole lot they’re making an attempt to put in to the most effective of my capability.”
As lots of his teammates have observed, Wells brings a ton of arm energy and two years of beginning expertise from his time at Marshall. Wells talked about what he brings to the desk, following his time in Huntington.
“I consider myself as a flexible quarterback,” Wells stated. “I feel, when it is all stated and achieved, I will get yards by the air or by the run sport. So, I feel that provides to the opponents’ prep after they begin sport planning and I am happy with that.”
Sport planning for upcoming groups continues to be a bit away for the Hokies, as they’re of their closing week of spring ball. Tech has one padded follow left on Thursday, one walk-through subsequent Friday after which its spring sport, introduced by PMSi, on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m. ET.
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