Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 22, 2014

In defense of Marshall, Va. Tech

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

— — I am going to attempt to respond to the previous letter writer’s letter to the editor on the topic of Marshall and Virginia Tech football schedules.

Wish me well. Firstly, eight games on both schedules are controlled by the conference.Virginia Tech happens to be in the same conference as the national champions (college, not high school).

Virginia Tech travels to Ohio State, same team that has gone 24-2 in last two years, playing college teams.

Marshall plays all BSC teams while WVU plays Towson State, a FCS team.

WVU opens against Alabama, the same team Virginia Tech opened up against last year. Virginia Tech plays a FCS team, William and Mary, who happened to play WVU last year.

I could go on and on but will stop. I have more important things to do.

Please, please look at the facts before posting a letter.

Steve Barrett