Frank Beamer has added a name to the QB competition.
Former Texas Tech quarterback Michael Brewer has decided to transfer to Virginia Tech. The news was announced on Sunday, as Brewer announced his intention to transfer after the 2013 season and he will be eligible to play in 2014.
Brewer was expected to be Texas Tech’s starting quarterback in 2013, but a back injury sidelined him for most of the year.
In four appearances, Brewer threw for 65 yards and one touchdown on seven completions.
In two years with the Red Raiders, Brewer threw for 440 yards and five scores and completed 70.7 percent of his passes.
Mark Leal is considered the favorite to start at Virginia Tech this year, but he has only 48 career pass attempts. Brewer won’t arrive in Blacksburg until this summer. However, Brewer should have a chance to win the starting job in the fall.
Considering the lack of experience among returning Virginia Tech quarterbacks, landing Brewer could pay off for the Hokies in 2014.