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Nebraska football fans are a slightly different breed than most other college football fans. While other fanbases will lionize the highlight-reel escapades of their superstars, Nebraska fans celebrate offensive linemen and the tough guys who do the dirty work, day in and day out, to help their team succeed.
In that vein, let’s take a look at the guys new head coach Mike Riley has inherited who are the most consistent performers on the roster.
During Virginia Tech's current run of 22 consecutive seasons appearing in a bowl game, consistency became the trademark of the Hokies' program. Defense, special teams and a strong running game powered the Hokies to multiple 10-win seasons and BCS appearances.
However, the Hokies have struggled a bit over the last three seasons. Sure, Tech has reached a bowl game in each of those seasons, but it hasn't been easy. The Hokies needed a win over hated rival Virginia in the season finale to keep their streak alive in 2014.
The biggest problem facing the Hokies over that time? A lack of consistency.
Bud Foster's defense has done its part and is annually among the best in the country. Unfortunately, the Hokies have struggled to find consistency under center, and the once-dominant special teams units have been outplayed.
Can the Hokies return to the top of the ACC in 2015? If so, it will be because Tech finds consistency in all three phases. Here's a look at VT's five most consistent—not necessarily the best—players on the 2015 roster.