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Hooker leads #23 Hokies past the Eagles 40-14

Hendon Hooker ran for a career-high 164 yards and three touchdowns and threw for a score. Virginia Tech improved to 3-1 overall and in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Credit: AP
Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker, left, scores in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College in Blacksburg Va. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Hendon Hooker ran for a career-high 164 yards and three touchdowns and threw for a score in No. 23 Virginia Tech’s 40-14 victory over Boston College on Saturday night.

Khalil Herbert added 143 yards rushing for the Hokies. Virginia Tech improved to 3-1 overall and in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hokies chalked up 350 yards on the ground while bouncing back from a road loss to North Carolina. The Eagles are 3-2 overall and 2-2 in the ACC.