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ACC All Access: Virginia Tech's pace of play slightly increases, but still room to improve before Ohio State

During the preseason, wide receiver Willie Byrn made a habit of getting a read on what quarterback Michael Brewer thought about Virginia Tech’s progress in establishing a more up-tempo offensive approach.

Brewer’s reaction was often lukewarm. After the offensive fire drill-pace he experienced at Texas Tech, Virginia Tech’s pace of play was still just slightly better than old-man-driving-in-the-right-hand-lane-on-the-interstate.

“It’s funny, I always will ask Brewer, ‘Hey, how is this fast pace coming along?’” said Byrn on Saturday after Virginia Tech’s 34-9 win against William and Mary. “He’s always, like, not...