Though there’s no previous history to reflect upon in Thursday’s Arkansas-Virginia Tech matchup in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., there’s still plenty of intrigue on tap.
Tech (9-4) and Arkansas are in the final stages of preparations for the game, which will feature the first meeting of the teams and their first appearances in the bowl. Here’s a look at five storylines heading into the game:
Which Tech rush defense shows up in Charlotte?
The Hokies have surrendered 100-plus yards rushing to seven players this season. Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams, who leads the Southeastern Conference in rushes (233) and rushing yards (1,326), has carried...