Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Game Time, TV Info, and Open Thread

The Hokies have an opportunity to beat a ranked opponent and build up some momentum before the meat of the ACC schedule.

[Mark Umansky]

Who: Virginia Tech Hokies (3-1, 1-0 ACC) vs. No. 14 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-1)
When: Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 7:30 PM EDT
Where: Blacksburg, Virginia | Lane Stadium (65,632)
Watch/Listen: ACCN / Virginia Tech IMG
Spread: Notre Dame -1
Weather: Β°F, Partly Cloudy
Series: The Hokies are 1-2 all-time against ND.
Reppin' TKP: Mark Umansky's photographing.
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I was late to the party. Sorry yall.

Hokies!!!

Here lies It's a Stroman Jersey I Swear, surpassed in life by no one because he intercepted it.

This is what cursed us to lose. /s

"I don't know how many years on this earth I got left. I'm gonna get real weird with it." -Dr. Mantis Toboggan

Sooooo tackling is bad....

#MakeVTFootballFunAgain

You will see this game, this upset and this sign next on ESPN Sportscenter. Virginia Tech 31 Miami 7

Lol

"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

Let's go

I'm already fucking hammered and demoralized by this offensive staff....

Warning- Filter lost.

"Look at this... This is just spectacular.... These people are losing their minds"

Just got home from work. What have I missed?

Missed opportunity, but a ton of effort

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These spots by the officials have been extremely one sided

The fuck was that.. lol

What a horrible combination we have ...

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

Remember that Fuente and Cornelson raved about Burmeister as the best option at QB? Like the best they ever had.... So today, QB Herndon Hooker, the former QB1 that had to transfer because the VT coaching staff said he wasn't QB1 material three for three TDs and rushed for another. Yup. Fuente...the QB whisperer...🀣🀣🀣

Go Hokies!

(Paraphrasing because I don't remember the exact quote but I'm still getting this right): "Gone are the days VT defense will have to hold people under 20" (or 30...)

Oh damn

YES!!!!!!!

What, refs don't find a penalty?

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

I'll take it!

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

Fu is so stupid

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

What a horrible decision. You get backed up like that, take the PAT and move on. Why try a 2 or conversion backed up that far?

What's the difference between a 1 point lead and a 2 point lead? It doesn't matter. But getting a 3 point lead matters.

"That move was slicker than a peeled onion in a bowl of snot." -Mike Burnop

A future TD plus a two point lead is nine points; other team would need two possessions.

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

A future TD

What game are you watching?

"That move was slicker than a peeled onion in a bowl of snot." -Mike Burnop

The one that happened.

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

Just take the point, not worth going for it backed up that far and still early in the game. You're already playing with your second string QB in. If that pick was run back that's two points and a blown lead.

I don't think Fuente is the answer, but going for two there was the right call. AND it was actually a good play call. The guy was wide open in the end zone! It was a bad throw. Fair to question if the right QB was in. But I don't fault the decision or the playcall

"That move was slicker than a peeled onion in a bowl of snot." -Mike Burnop

Should've taken the PAT

And then the ND DC guessed Brad's play again like its fucking TEchmo Bowl.

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Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

Damn this staff really runs their QBs into the ground here.

WISH WE HAD ANOTHER EXTRA POINT FAM

VB born, class of '14

Burmeister is doing his best impression of Jake and Elwoods cruiser in Blues Brothers

Here lies It's a Stroman Jersey I Swear, surpassed in life by no one because he intercepted it.

Anyone else tired of watching these kids pick up this sorry fucking coaching staff?

Good on Burm. Kid is tough as nails.

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

FUCK YEA FAM!!!

H_O_K_I_E_S-HOKIES!

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Game would essentially be over if we hadn't fucked that extra point.

Tyrod’s Tailor

Would sure be nice to have not given up that extra point for no reason. Kind of hope it comes back to bite fuente in the ass...what a stupid decision.

Ask and I shall receive!!

Thai fucking sucks

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

What the fucking fuck was that

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

So we're gonna have a 3 and out. Give the ball back and they will score. The defense has not looked good tonight.

I should have had a few of those bourbon and pepto shots...

That stupid decision to go for 2 instead of extra point is going to kill us.

Go Hokies!

They still wouldn've gotten the ball back and kicked that field go for a win. Coaches made terrible choices tonight but that wasn't one. Braxton's pass on that play on the other hand...

"I don't know how many years on this earth I got left. I'm gonna get real weird with it." -Dr. Mantis Toboggan

I still think it was a boneheaded call to go for 2 points after the false start penalty.

Go Hokies!

Game.

I mean if we punt, it's over right?

I wouldn't have called a TO there

If he wants to ice the kicker, call it when the kicker is actually on the field

Go Hokies!

We are the Chokies

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory again. Fuck this.

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

I saw the 4th quarter coming from a mile away.

Just get rid of these awful coaches now, cause I'm not even upset and that's worse

I just don't care anymore.

Even when you get skunked; fishing never lets you down. 🎣

Didn't lose by as much as I thought it was going to be, but still a loss. Meh. Shit still stinks like shit.

I've seen enough. Send Fu and the whole staff packing. It ain't working.

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

At what point do his defenders stop defending him? Can someone please tell me? I'm in a group chat right now where people are still defending Fuente after that ridiculousness. I don't understand what else he has to do to prove that he's not the answer in high pressure situations like that. His clock management skills make Timecop look like a genius. For fucks sake.

β€œAlso, a microwave has never danced it's ass off to Jackie Wilson.” - AssPocketFullOWhiskey

Can't wait for all of the totally calm and rational posts tonight

Danny Coale caught it

Guess you're okay losing this game?

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

Brad: I already told you! I iron out the minutiae so Justin doesn't have to. I have people skills dammit! What the hell is wrong with you people?

Going for 2 point conversion from 8 yd line with back-up QB.... Kick the damn extra point and we're 9 after BB's TD and the finish is very different. SMH- Fu can find more ways to blow a great effort.

Something I would like to ask my fellow Hokies. Regardless of where you are on the topic of firing this staff or retaining it.

When I watched the Tennessee game against South Carolina, Herndon Hooker seem to know the plays had even called plays without huddles. Also, when he looked over to the sideline after getting the line of scrimmage set, it only took a second or two. When VT tries this, the QBs always take a good 4-5 seconds of reading and decipher whatever signals the coaches give them. Does this mean the playbook is, I can't believe I'm saying this, but is CornFu's scheme/playbook just too complicated???

Go Hokies!

No it means that the coaching staff are morons.

Next week, Tennessee plays Mississippi.

That's the game you find out something about Hooker.

There's gotta be a Hugh Freeze joke here, right?

I think it is the difference between that old lesson of "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish, feed him for a lifetime."

Other programs teach their players how to thrive in their schemes/systems...VT's offensive coaches teach their players how to thrive for only the next play.

[edit] stupid grammar

Buy a man eat fish, he day. Teach fish man, to a lifetime

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

HE CARD, READ GOOD!

actually, I think this version of the saying sums up our offense perfectly:

"Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he'll fish for a lifetime"

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How complicated is it to run the same play over and over again? (That didn't work the last time)

Hendon Hooker is killing it right now with the Vols. That's not a good look for the VT coaching staff, who never really seemed to believe in him.

The most telling issue with the staff is after Braxton gets hurt. We don't have a competent backup. Went straight to our 3rd string running package, didn't look like he'd thrown a game situation ball in practice all year. He gets hurt We go back to and obviously injured Braxton. So wtf is Knox doing and where's Tahj at?

Is Knox only for when we're backed up in our own endzone?

This was supposed to go in the vent thread

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He's a backup and had a turnover. He's not allowed to attempt another pass for at least 6 games.

He's not allowed to attempt another pass

... until he transfers.

#MakeTheMove . . . "Vick, dashing back . . . here he comes again . . . Electrifying . . . and have you ever seen anything like this?"

I was thinking the same thing. Roster management is a crucial part of coaching and the QB situation is very precarious right now. If BB3 gets hurt, the coaches have zero confidence in anyone else to even attempt passes.

God bless BB3. He showed real guts last night. I really hope he heals up quickly. If he doesn't, there will be absolutely no passing game against Pitt.

Are we doing giftory? The look on Fuente's face with like 2:36 left in either first or second quarter really says it all

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BB3 is having passing accuracy issues. He keeps throwing high or long. VERY few passed are hitting the receiver in a tide. Is he experiencing eye problems...necessary for depth perception...

He has a hurt shoulder. Did it in the UNC game (first half right when we stopped our offensive flow). Of course, hey aren't releasing information and are playing him hurt versus getting backup ready to play. It's causing him to not trust his short throws (over thinking it) and try to "muscle up" deep throws.

We put the K in Kwality

Makes sense.

This thread is a testament to the FB program. There are 75 posts. Normally there are 375 or more. Very sad cornfu.

Even when you get skunked; fishing never lets you down. 🎣

To be fair, this thread started late and another game thread was made with 875+ comments

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I di not know!

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