The Hokies finished the season on a positive note with a decisive if ugly win against the pretenders from the University of Virginia. Congratulations to the seniors who finished their career with four wins against the bow tie neighbors to the north. Nothing about the 95th edition of the Commonwealth Cup was pretty, but the Hokies succeeded in achieving victory with a combination of superior effort, some trickery, and a significant helping hand by a University of Virginia offensive staff which managed to do everything but hand Bud Foster their playbook with a silver bow prior to kick off.
The Hokies did not finish the game unscathed. Trey Edmunds had an outstanding game, but was lost until fall practice with a broken tibia early in the fourth quarter. Brandon Facyson, who UVa did not seem interested in challenging with the exception of a go route prior to the Edmunds touchdown run in the second quarter, suffered an AC joint sprain. Now, Virginia Tech enters bowl season looking for a way solidify depth because of injuries, while also using the extra weeks of practice to identify which players are most likely to replace the ten key contributors who will be playing their final game for the Hokies.
The Hoos say funny things when guaranteed anonymity.
"I would love to see London turn things around but I just don't have any faith that it will happen," one frustrated booster said. "It's like someone said, 'I can't describe it, but I can tell you when I see it, and I see bad football.' There has been questionable decisions and too conservative play-calling."
"I've pretty much lost faith in this regime," the longtime fan said. "I don't know what it would take to turn it around. Maybe a big-time quarterback."
Coffee is on me this morning.
UVA fans (rightfully, in my opinion) are already calling for Mike London's head.
Virginia Tech vs. UVA: Hokie Highlights & Virginia Tech vs. UVA: 293 to 99 (showcasing every score in VT's "Decade of Dominance")
*There will be one more video created/uploaded, hopefully today, maybe tomorrow that will showcase the best plays of VT's "Decade of Dominance".
We'll get into the minutia of the game over the next week, but for right now, celebrate.
Two ways to do so. I recommend using the first one as it will/should give you better quality.
Watch via WatchESPN.com
1) Go to WatchESPN.com
2) Click on Remote Access
3) It will ask you for your provider. Select Xfinity/Comcast
4) It should then take you to the Comcast login screen. Enter the following: Username: 2013VTFan Password: Hokies2013 (Or User: Football247365 PW: football2013 or User: VT2473652013 PW: football2013 or User: 2013VTHokies Password: FinalFour13)
5) Once you click ok/sign-in, you should be redirected back to the WatchESPN website where you should now have access to the game. All you need to do is find it and click on it. Enjoy!
Watch via stream
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