The dust has settled from college football's opening week, but an ACC clash still awaits on Monday night. Georgia Tech will head to Blacksburg, Va. to take on Virginia Tech.
Logan Thomas will command the spotlight after a sophomore season that put him on the map. Entering his junior year, Thomas has generated quite a bit of buzz leading up to the 2012 season. He is a big, athletic quarterback with a strong arm. He'll be tossing the ball to a pair of senior wide receivers, Marcus Davis and Dyrell Roberts. This passing attack will be interesting to watch throughout the season.
The Yellow Jacket secondary should be up to the task, though, as Rod Sweeting and Louis Young form a solid tandem at cornerback.
After the jump, take a look at all the prospects to watch, the top matchup and the question of the night.
Virginia Tech 2013 NFL Draft prospects
Offense: No. 3 - Logan Thomas, QB - 6'6'', 260 pounds (Senior), No. 7 - Marcus Davis, WR - 6'4'', 232 pounds (Senior), No. 11 - Dyrell Roberts, WR - 6'2'', 200 pounds (Senior)
Defense: No. 51 - Bruce Taylor, LB - 6'2'', 244 pounds (Senior), No. 58 - Jack Tyler, LB - 6'1'', 236 pounds (RS Junior), No. 99 - James Gayle, DE - 6'4'', 270 pounds (RS Junior), No. 17 Kyle Fuller, CB - 6'0'', 193 pounds (Junior)
Georgia Tech 2013 NFL Draft Prospects
Defense: No. 6 - Rod Sweeting, CB - 6'0'', 187 pounds (Senior), No. 8 - Louis Young, CB - 6'1, 196 pounds (Junior), No. 45 - Jeremiah Attaochu, LB - 6'3'', 240 (Junior), No. 90 - T.J. Barnes, DT - 6'7'', 345 pounds (Senior)
Matchup of the Night
Georgia Tech's corners against Virginia Tech's wide receivers
Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech will be matching strength against strength when the Hokies are on offense Monday night. Virginia Tech's big, experienced wide receivers have an intriguing challenge against the talented Georgia Tech secondary. The Yellow Jackets boast a strong passing defense that will provide a test for Logan Thomas and his wide receivers.
Question of the Night
Will Logan Thomas rise to the challenge?
Logan Thomas gets a chance to prove himself right out of the gate. Not only is he going up against a formidable secondary, but he leads his team into a crucial ACC matchup in the season's first week. This game will go a long way towards determining Virginia Tech's season and the type of progress Thomas has made this offseason. He's the man to watch for the Hokies and will be all season long.