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Virginia Tech Hokies

Improvement from several unsettled units chief among Hokies' concerns against N.C. State

BLACKSBURG — With no time to sulk after last weekend's loss to Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech right tackle Wade Hansen moved on quickly to Friday's game against North Carolina State, but he still gets queasy when Tech's troubles against the Panthers cross his mind. If Tech (2-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) plans to contend in the ACC's Coastal Division, a team transformation in the midst of in-season personnel adjustments — not the least of which could be the return of quarterback Michael Brewer on Friday — is a must. While N.C. State quarterback Jacoby Brissett will lead a collection of skill players who could pose problems, getting sharper play out of...