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Virginia Tech football: Freshman QB Pop Watson suspended indefinitely

The Virginia Tech Hokies could be in trouble for this weekend’s game at Marshall. Not only are the Hokies underdogs in the road contest in Huntington, but Tech could be down to two scholarship quarterbacks for the game.

Head coach Brent Pry announced true freshman quarterback William “Pop” Watson was suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. Pry didn’t get into specifics regarding Watson’s suspension.

Brent Pry said freshman QB Pop Watson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. #Hokies

— Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) September 20, 2023

With starting quarterback Grant Wells looking increasingly unlikely to play again due to a leg injury, Kyron Drones will make his second consecutive start under center.