2013 Team Slogan

If you had to make a slogan for this upcoming 2013 football season, what would it be?

I am looking for something to use that would embody our struggles and new staff. This season will likely be viewed as a rising from the ashes after our worst season in quite a while. We are bringing in our best recruiting class in a while and introducing new coaches. To top it off we kick off our season against the reigning national champions. It has all the makings of an epic off season.

So. What would you call it?

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It's still beamerball but it needs to evolve. Frank siad it himself. You are always going forward or backwards.

Beamerball: The next generation

i.e. Shane & Co.


well we can call Loeffler 'Great Scot'!

VT Class of 2017

That would make an awesome fan shout at the end of every...

huge offensive play! "GREAT SCOT!!!"


Yes, but will we have "Loeffty Expectations"?

i like the themes you mentioned

A couple of the ideas around that:

  • Bringing the Hammer and the Lunch Pail
  • Time to Restore Order
  • Forged Through the Fire, Stronger Than Ever
  • Hokies on the Come up
  • Loaded Cannons -- Skipper Reference


I really like these!

Hyping up Hokie Nation one video at a time.

thinking more about it

I kind of like a theme of Bringing the Lunch Pail and the Hammer in a couple of ways. Of course we have the iconic defensive identity in the lunchpail and it seems with this new offensive staff we are looking to run the ball a lot and hammer opposing defenses using toughness along the offensive line. Reminds me a lot of old highschool coach saying "be the hammer and not the nail."

Hopefully the new staff brings that toughness on offense and I could see that with someone like Trey Edmunds hammering opposing defenders.

I like the restore order one.

Shows we need to get back to the old Virginia Tech style. Maybe build on that to something like Restore Order, Reach Victory, I don't know. I like the Time to Restore Order one, though.

time to restore order..... I really like that one. we've gotta get back to the old school tech football we all know and love

tyrod did it mikey! tyrod did it!



The hammer should be yellow to really piss off the Bama fanbase!

Any one of those would be far better than the crap they've put on the SGA Orange and Maroon Effect shirts the past few years. This year's slogans are no better either

if did we "Bringing the Lunchpail and the Hammer"

For a shirt maybe you could have the iconic lunchpail on the front with "Bringing the Lunchpail..." and on the back could have "And The Hammer" with a pic of a RB bowling someone over kind of symbolizing the commitment to running the ball more with the new offensive staff

If only you could GIF Darren Evans trucking that UMD

Player on a t-shirt. Or Ryan Williams dragging a dude 10 yds into the end zone.

that on front and tapp annihilating hunter cantwell on the other side

gif shirt, somebody get the scientists working on that

seriously, that would be awesome

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

...and the slogan for that shirt....

Welcome to the New River Valley Maul.
maybe that slogan and an opponent being trucked on the the front,

and an afterward laid-out-on-the-ground photo on the back, with the slogan Have a Nice Day!


I like Time to Restore Order modified a little bit: Restore the Order.

You could put Restore the Order on one side of one of the effect shirts, then the hammer and the lunch pail on the other. That would look sick.

I have no idea why my username is VT_Warthog.

Arkansas blew a 24-0 lead in the Belk Bowl.

Hammer and Lunch Pail, hands down.

To me, the Restore Order thing sounds sort of like the obnoxious stuff Bama or Domer fans would say about their program being legacy. I love the blue collar mentality we have always had, and bringing a hammer and lunch pail is about as blue collar as you can fucking get.

The D brought the lunch pail, they're going to work (in your backfield). The O brought the hammer, and now they're going to wreck your shit.

hamer and lunch pail thats it. if the sga shirts are weak this year, we should print our own.

"That kid you're talking to right there, I think he played his nuts off! And you can quote me on that shit!" -Bud Foster

one word:


Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in bad humor.

How about the same one they used in 1999? "Go 1-0. 12 times."

I love Virginia Tech, regardless of the outcome of every game.

Reloaded tour 2013

Beat Bama

Just Win Baby!

Rip his freaking head off!


I'm here for the memes, I just stay for the football.


plain, no-bullshit, no flashy uniforms, no shit-talking, very simple ... #BEATBAMA

VT will focus on doing what it takes in the off season to beat Alabama. If they make the strides that allow us to #BEATBAMA, then anything is possible. It will take 110% effort from EVERYONE in the off season, all the time, and in that game to #BEATBAMA. It will require OUTSTANDING play all around in at least two of the three: offense, defense, special teams .. and it will require GOOD play for the third.

It's the first game.
They need not focus on anything other than that first game.
Once we #BEATBAMA, we focus on the second game, and not anything else.

... plain and simple #BEATBAMA

But there's always the off-chance of a "letdown game" after such a huge win... It happens ALL the time in college football. Hopefully it won't happen to us after we #BEATBAMA

Cleats to Asses


Hit em High, hit em low, hit em everywhere they go.

Logan 3:16

For all the 90s kids...

I ALWAYS think of this song when somebody says hit em high.

Anything but "All in"

"I never surprise myself"

January 6, 2014

To borrow from French: "Unleash Hell!"

Beamerball: The Evolution..... (on the front of the shirt)

Beat-Down-Ball (on the back, with a RB bowling over a player, head twisted, body contorted, and spittle flying from his face mask).

Turn the page...

To borrow from the HTs

We've used "From the ashes" multiple times after years with shitty drum majors

Earn the Lunchpail, Drop the Hammer

21st century QBs Undefeated vs UVA:
MV7, MV5, LT3, Jerod Evans, Michael Brewer, Tyrod Taylor, Sean Glennon, and Grant Noel. That's right, UVA. You couldn't beat Grant Noel.


Pre-marital sex will blow your mothers fake legs off her porch

(those who were frequents at Sharkeys from 2006-2008 will understand this epic graffiti by the first urinal)


You all have it wrong.

Offense henceforth shall be known as #macktruckoffense while the defense will always be known as #lunchpaildefense.

Bank it, or I'll rip your soul out of your body!

I support Logan Thomas and make no apologies for it.

Return of the Terrordome

Drop'n lines

1. Bone collectors
2. Take'n em to the wood-shed
3. Resurrection
4. Dirty Birds
5. Rise of the Zombie Turkeys
6. Our blood, our sweat, your tears
7. Our goal: stop yours
8. Pancake house
9. Eat. Dirt. Enjoy.
10. Gobble on this, fool...
11. Rise of the Zombie Turkeys...(sorry, had to mention that twice)
12. This.Is.Virginia.Tech.
13. I love this Marine slogan: "pain is weakness leaving the body"

If it ain't orange, it better be maroon...and if it ain't maroon, it better be soon!


6. Our blood, our sweat, your tears. Love it.

Thankskilling 3

#5 reminded me of this quality horror flick:

Like the idea of This is Virginia Tech

Along with a picture of lunch pail and one of someone getting trucked.


More slogans...

1. Phoenix Hokiebird - Rising from the ashes to burn yours!
2. For home games: Sandman says "Lights Out!"
3. For Lee Corso: Welcome to the Hokie Lightning Bowl...we're gonna strike you down!


We should play Thunderstruck at halftime next time Corso is in Blacksburg.

Rip his freaking head off!


Just FYI

The Orange and Maroon Effect design contest is going on now and these are the slogans the students are backing:
Maroon Effect “You and What Army?"
Orange Effect “Reaching for Excellence with Every Jump”

"You and What Army?" isn't bad.

Anyway, here's to hoping the student who wins one of the designs somehow sneaks #BEATBAMA onto it!

In honor of our coaches, maybe we should rename...


1. The "Get After Ya" defense
2. Bud Nipper defense (Barney Fife reference)
3. The Grimey Wall OL

Local references:
1. The Stonewall Hokies OL
2. The HokieStone OL

If Edmunds and Harris make a killer combo, maybe:
1. Iron & Steel...(old "Sixteen Tons" Tennessee Ernie Ford song reference..."one fist of iron, the other of steel, if the right don't getcha then then left one will)
2. The Wrecking Balls
3. The Cannon Balls
4. Hammer & Sledge