April 16, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va.(AP) Tyrod Taylor dodged several defenders and then rifled an 11-yard touchdown pass to Dyrell Roberts with 21 seconds left, rallying No. 13 Virginia Tech over No. 19 Nebraska 16-15 Saturday.
Taylor, known for his running much more than his passing, completed two big, late throws to lead the Hokies (2-1).
Taylor first hit Danny Coale for 80 yards down the right sideline with 1:11 left, setting the ball up at the Nebraska 3. He followed by scrambling for what seemed like a minute before connecting with Roberts.
The victory was the 32nd in a row for Virginia Tech at home against non-conference opponents. Nebraska (2-1) lost for the 21st time in its last 22 games against teams ranked in the Top 20.
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