Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech Game Time, TV Info, and Open Thread

Bowl eligibility is starting to look tight for the Hokies.

[Mark Umansky]

Who: Virginia Tech Hokies (3-4, 1-2 ACC) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-4, 1-2 ACC)
When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT
Where: Atlanta, Georgia | Bobby Dodd Stadium (55,000)
Watch/Listen: RSN / Virginia Tech IMG
Spread: GT -4.0
Weather: 57Β°F, Cloudy
Series: The Hokies are 10-7 all-time against GT.
Reppin' TKP: Not making this road trip.
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LET'S GO

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HOKIES!!

sigh.....Hokies!

They'll really get after ya

Hokies?

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This is my school
This is home

I miss the days where we were relevant enough to be on a TV channel I had access to without jumping through hoops

Make sure I'm not missing something... if you have Hulu you don't have this game

(add if applicable) /s

Nope. Once again. And why did I pay for ESPN+ if I can't watch ESPN games? This sucks donkey

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Because it's not an ESPN game....

ESPN3, listed as BlackedOut

Luckily I signed up for the DirectTv Stream

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Not all games listed on ESPN3 are actual ESPN games. They pull in a lot of stuff that others produce, especially when it's games they're sublicensing out to other entities (like our RSN deal).

Being a cheap-ass, I'm also in the Hulu, Disney+, ESPN+ boat, and if our games were super relevant, I'd be a little bummed. But where else can you get games like the Montana Grizzlies vs. Idaho Vandals? I think the Griz may be my favorite FCS team. Half of the other games are involving schools with pretty low profile programs, which I don't mind watching, but then again, I like watching the CFL games on the Plus, so I guess I am a little 'out there'. Hey, gotta do something until the Arians hire is announced.

"That man was violating a city ordinance, and I was just doing my duty to enforce it." - Mike Curtis

DirectTV Stream free trial. Took 3 minutes to setup and comes with DVR. Today I'm getting 2nd game out of free trial. Now I just have to remember to cancel it......

"Don't go to, go through"

Sweet thanks! This RSn shit can lick bag.

Sitting at the airport. Flight canceled. I'm a DirecTV costumer with RSN package. Any way to way watch on mobile? It's not showing up on the watch from phone guide.

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?

BallySports App should have it with your cable login info.

WTF - We are now so irrelevant we have been dropped from RSN to Ballysports whoever that is. Just when I thought RSN was the bottom of the barrel. Yikes, the Fuente side effects keep on growing..........

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Ballysports is the Atlanta area RSN. DC area its on MASN.

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?

RSN isn't a specific network or channel. It just means that if the game is on in your area, it's on a regional sports network. In most areas, it's currently Bally, which bought all of the Fox-branded regional sports channels because the US government said they couldn't be sold to Disney/ESPN as part of the Fox deal.

Has nothing to do with Fuente and the entire ACC has to put up with this crap.

That worked. Not sure if I should thank you or curse you. I guess we'll find out!

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?

Yes and no. . . Bally Sports app is unavailable on our Samsung smart TV. Fortunately, we can get it on our Roku TV. No idea why we can't get it on Directv Stream this week.

"Tajh Boyd over the middle . . . and it's caught for an interception! Michael Cole, lying flat on his back, ARE YOU KIDDING???"

Is it subscription through Roku?

Edit - yeah it requires a cable or satellite package sub.

Anyone know of a good place in Hooville to watch VT games?

Trinity or kardinal hall. Personally like kardinal better.

If you feel the leather in your hand let it rip.

Scott Stadium

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I sure hope it's a good place this year.

Game day trailer:

http://athletics.hokiesports.com/r/?id=h644bdcc,2e9af90b,2ea193eb

Any of you tech savvy gurus able to tell me why these HokieVision vids never load on my phone or iPad? Just flickers and spins...

"It's always great to beat UVA, that makes us all smarter and better looking for a couple days".

So this is how direct tv and Comcast people feel when the games are on the ACCN. Guess I'll go cut the lawn or work on my mower motor and drink beer and watch a game cast again

Directions from Blacksburg to whoville, go north till you smell it then go east until you step in it

I'm here to see (1) how manty people show up and (2) how long they stay on before switching.

And yes, am interested to see how the team responds on the road. Not holding out much hope, but sometimes getting away can help.

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Anyone near Raleigh area know how to watch game if you have HULU and ESPN apps?

I mean, how many subscriptions do you need to get these games?

We need a Virginia Tech subscription.

Sportsurge.net if you can't find the game or your cable package doesn't get it

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Now video feeds are coming through on any of the links. Wonder what's up

Posted this in another thread but if you have access to a cable login that would have the channel this game is on you can download the Bally Sports app and login with your cable provider to stream it.

"I oughta punch a UVA fan right in the neck" -Colin Cowherd

Clutch, thanks!

Let's Go...

I was able to go to the ESPN GameCast and on the right pane there is an image you can click to watch the game on the ESPN site

Corso picked up as his upset, we are screwed. Damn ESPN KOD....

I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
β€œI served in the United States Navy"

Luke Tenuta out for today's game

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Love the extended long shot of the lady mauling that chickfila sandwich

Mood:

There are a lot of reasons VT would be way better off in the B1G but I'm really happy we don't play in a conference that makes a big deal out of putting their biggest game at noon every week.

That third down pass was so bad. Not surprising, but so bad.

At least it wasn't a pick?

Who's license plate says, "3NOUT"?

...with spirits true and faithful...

I tried but can't watch. Even the high seas don't want to work today.

Good work by JWill and Dax there to cover up the scramble.

Blacked out 2 weeks in a row, isn't that special

I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
β€œI served in the United States Navy"

Luckily I was at the game last week, but this week I'm watching via... alternative means.

69 yard TD to Turner, nice.

69 yard touchdown strike!

This is my school
This is home

69 yard TD!

...Giggity

Big play Tre for 69 yards!!

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

nice

Wow. NICE!!! Was about to type how much I hate the direct snap play to the RB.

BIG PLAY TRE

I actually really love that route combo.

Same play where Jerod hit Cam Phillips against WVU a few years ago in DC

No radio; no tv

screw it

Nice play by BB3 and Tre, but I find the commentator's comment about BB3 finding his groove starting last week. Clearly did not do his game prep. :-)

He also fucked up and said Corny must've seen something on film (GT's game last week) to exploit them, lol.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Welp... We've become so irrelevant that people just a couple of hours from Blacksburg cannot watch the game.

Is coronavirus over yet?

horse shit call on Garbutt. That looked like it was on his shoulder pad.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Total horses shit and keeps the drive alive.

We used to be frustrated that a good offense and good defense could never sync up in the same year. It was always one or the other. Now it seems like one or the other shits the bed every game. It'd be cool to seem them both play decent in one game.

we're due for one where they both sh*t the bed.

I see we are now setting the bar really high /s

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Worst face mask call ever. Nowhere close

Hey D - if you're going man coverage in the secondary that usually means you bring pressure to the QB.

Unbelievable. This shit has always seemed to happen to us.

Another QB able to make a great throw and catch against our man coverage.

We excel at making others passing game look elite.

So much for DBU. That is five consecutive 4th down conversions given up by this defense.

We have to be historically bad on 4th down defense this season

Why is 4th down so automatic against this D

Little Bobby Tables told me my signature was false

Blackshear has zero patience. If he would just wait a half damn second for the blocks he could be churning out 10 yard carries.

That a BS call on Hoffman

REFS MUST BE WATCHING A DIFFERENT GAME THAN ME

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LOL... 4th down in the redzone... inside the 5...here we go again

None of that should have worked

Yet it did

This is my school
This is home

happy with the result, but that pass...

Not going to lie, I thought that pass was going to lead him out of bounds.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Technically it did! lol

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Live shot of Brad Cornelson

Looks like the track meet has started. Happy that Robinson pulled in that wobbler.

Should have bet the house on the over today

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Gutsy call, but not a bad one.

If you don't get it, TKP goes up in flames, though.

A stop by the Defense. Way to go Defense!

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Good sequence for the D. Now drive the field, please.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

I have a slow stream today, and it's not a urology issue.

Looks like I picked the wrong year to cut cable.

Need a score here and we might be able to blow the doors off these clowns

NOT OSCAR WORTHY BUT HOFFMAN'S ACTING SKILLS ARE GETTING BETTER AND BETTER

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Heard an clearly audible "Let's go Hokies" chant as the 1st quarter came to a close

Never change, Hokiebird

This is my school
This is home

Love the Hokiebird with the beekeeper hat and the flyswatters!

Even our completions are extremely ugly. The inaccuracy of our passing is horrible.

How can Parker hold a guy when his hands weren't in him? ...and the DB pulled his jersey down?

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I have seen better officiating at high school games.

Holding call stops the drive and Clements wasn't even engaged

Last week you couldn't buy a holding call.

This week they're making them up.

So our OL gets grabbed and drug to the ground and we get an offensive holding? WTF ARE THESE DUMBASS REFS DOING?!

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

I really like how Hoffman was standing up, get shoved and they call PF on him...for standing up.

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Lots of phantom flags today

And missing the face-masking against us.

3 & 14 inside the 50 and Corny calls a give-up play.

Well, Corn has run out of good play calls, now we are into stupid calls for the situation.

Missed the first quarter but tuning in now. It's like an addiction that I can't quit.

Bad officiating followed by a dumb play call...it's like ground hogs day!

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Horrible holding call. Equally horrible 3rd down play call compounded it. At the very least throw a jump ball down the sideline.

Probably because he's seen every terrible throw BB has made today.

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Another horse shit call. Another example of the refs watching another game. That's three phantom calls now and this one killed the drive. Would have been in FG range too.

The defense has no containment against st a running QB

what the actual f&%^was Fuga chasing?

LOL, defense was super confused on that run.

I don't understand how our ends get so far up the field. They are never around the ball carrier.

After a few more DC's people will start to realize that literally every team and style of defense struggles against QB scrambles. It's impossible to consistently account for without exposing yourself elsewhere for potentially bigger plays.

That isn't to say we aren't really struggling with this, moreso than the average team, these past two weeks, but that this phenomenon was not unique to Bud, or our defense, or our fans. Every fanbase has a least a sizable minority contingent who thinks they struggle against mobile QB's.

Bet Georgia would do ok

Free Hugh

I know many Georgia fans. I've heard them complain again defending mobile QB's.

However, yes, Georgia this year is going to defend mobile QB's better than the average defense because their DL is disruptive, keeps their LB's clean on most plays, and their players are bigger, faster, and stronger than the average team. While the Saban tree defense is a complex and very good schematic defense, ultimately, the best way to stop a scrambling running QB is to have dudes on the DL who shed blocks and LB's who are fast and tackle well. That can happen within any scheme when your dudes are winning their physical matchups with the dudes across from them on almost every snap, defending everything gets easier.

I don't know if it is the competition or not but the defense seems to be playing better this week.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

The defensive backs are flying around and making plays

Yes. But the lack of tackles by our LBs is troubling. They should be leading tacklers (instead Daily is the teams leading tackler).

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BIG PLAY TRE AGAIN, FUCK YEAH

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Big play Tre is gonna get his season allotment of catches and yards in this game alone

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This is home

Another Big Play Tre sighting! Nice run after catch too!

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Haha actually utilizing Tre! Putting balls near where our receivers can actually catch them and make a play after. Only took 7 games. Their defense is trash, but its nice to see

Spoke too soon....several poopy throws from BB after

Thomas getting it done on the ground enough to allow BB3 and the receivers getting it done in the air. These parallel events are interesting.

TT has a career high in yards/game. On 3 catches!

Averaging 52 ypc

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1st and goal at the 4. 3 incomplete passes later...

We go from refusing to pass in the RZ, to refusing to run (which is working).

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Came here to say the same thing.

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?

Ehhh, the pass to Robinson was there.

If we run and third and get a yard, fans implode.

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Really ridiculous how many possessions this team has had inside the 10 without scoring a TD.

That is one of the few times I have seen Fuente smiling on the sidelines. He must be feeling good about the game

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

I mean, we're up two scores. What could go wrong?

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D has a 2 score lead. Ping your ears back and blitz their nuts off. Drop Barno and Tinsdale as "spies" to clean up.

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Take the 3, but just another 1st and goal series failure. We have been running the ball through them and we throw 3 times with 2 bad throws by BB3.

The D is doing a good job of pressuring while also maintaining gap discipline.

Barno with "lower body injury". I.e. got hit in the balls.

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95 rush yards and 170 pass yards in 25 minutes.

Nice!

No. 11 Tre Turner got hurt on the Hokies D. Ha ha. I think Barno racked himself

3rd and 20. Let's get this ball back and score again pls

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Bring it back... stupid by GT receiver to make the pick so obvious.

Geoff Collins is going as Pat Narduzzi for Halloween

I used to like him...but man, he is a whiner

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1:46 left in the half. Will the offense play to score before the end of the first half?

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

If BB would just keep the RPO 1 out of every 5 times it would be so much more effective.

I'm just happy we aren't losing...

Danny Coale down the right side line

AND INTO HIS SHELL GOES BRAD

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No need to score anymore points

Says Bradley C.

Because its not in his scripted play sheet

If we don't make a serious effort at scoring here, I'll be livid.

imagine if we didn't waste all that time on the first play

In fairness. Deep in your own territory, I can't blame them on that one.

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This. Outside of not calling TO after Blackshear's run (wasted nearly 10 secs just getting set), I thought that is how you handle the last 90 secs of the half when your starting from your own ten yd line with a 10 pt lead and a liability at QB. That failure to use the TO, preserve 10 secs, and call a solid play though, oooff!

Barno be like

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

I cannot quit laughing at that lol

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Just gave up 20 secs by not taking our first TO

So we pass inside their ten, but with a chance to put the game away with a two minute drill we waste the first minute on running out the clock instead. HATE THESE COACHES.

And as I was writing this we surge down the field, imagine if we used the first minute wisely

It is incredibly predictable unfortunately. We always do this. Waste a ton of time and then when a player makes a play we then decide maybe there is a chance with 3 timeouts and 2 minutes. But not before wasting half that time.

Unfortunately you can't go full force with BB because he is too inaccurate... A pick on our side of the field changes everything.

Do we have anything to lose????

100% chance they were planning on 3 straight runs to bleed the clock, then the pesky little running back popped one and messed up the coaches plans.

Tre might get 300 yds today....

10 more yards and I'll feel good about the FG

Who is this strange team that replaced my 3-4 Alma Mater?

We've surpassed 16:00 in TOP in the first half

How TF was that not PI?

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Just like targeting, I no longer have any idea what constitutes PI.

It's like porn, they know it when they see it.

You called it PI. The review shows textbook: blocked the WR from getting to the ball, did not turn and look at the ball. What did you see to overturn it (other than Jeff whining from the other sideline)?

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Totally agree. If they never throw the flag I'm less angry but there is nothing that is shown to make you pick up the flag. Especially after calling a phantom hold on our lineman when the defender is falling grabbing his jersey. πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ

I think it's one of those where the refs want to see the receiver actually come back and fight through the defender, since the actual contact was fairly minimal, even though the defender didn't turn his head. Not a very consistent call, though.

So, they don't understand the rule.

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If the receiver doesn't fight back to try and catch the ball, making the contact minimal, than technically there's no interference, but sometimes they call it anyway. How much contact is enough contact to warrant the call is the inconsistency. Not looking back for the ball isn't an automatic flag if the contact isn't there. That one was probably right on the edge as far as if there was enough contact.

Lol @ these numb nutt refs. Good grief. He never even turned his head around.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Correction - these refs are dumb. Barno's nutts are numb.

Wakka wakka wakka

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Great catch. Although I'd like to cold cock those fuckers. 2 very blatant misses that screwed up points for us.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Fuckin goats

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Setting ourselves up for a 2 score lead with 5 minutes left in the 4th ...

Let's please try to make it a 3 score lead before the 4 minute 4th quarter mark.

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We've proven that two are not enough.

So we can be the only team to lose a 3 score lead with less than 2:00 left?

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Between that non PI and Clements "hold", two big calls against the Hokies

Going into half time up 20-7 with more than 300 yards on offense while holding GT to 170 yards

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

In front of dozens of rabid fans

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Posted for that very response

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Just tuned in. Don't even think about it. Do not even let it cross your mind. Until we head for C-ville at 7-4., the notion of CJF saving his job is DOA. In the meantime, Go Hokies.

See, I'm rooting for us to win, but this is just a reason for Whit to not the pull the plug if we do. So really, no one wins.

If he even planned to pull the plug this week. I think only a ugly loss would make that happen and I don't believe GT has that in them at this stage of their rebuild.

This is the third game I've watched on this format...why the hell can't Bates pull up and straighten his tie for the halftime fluff pieces with head coaches? I mean, either neaten it or take it off. #shittyproduction

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So, just saw the GT coach interview and he displayed so much more leadership and engagement in his comments. My guess is that he is firing up his team at half to come out and crush while we are talking about not making mistakes. Fu's comments before half sounded like that is what he is thinking. Leadership matters.

There goes another QB run, ugh

geezus... Dax just broke dude's shoulder

C'mon Dax. That was a huge whiff. Have to get better tackling out of the LB'ers

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

either you forgot the "/s" or we're commenting on 2 different plays.

Was commenting on the missed tackle on the Sims scramble for the 1st down. Guess he took out some frustration on that TE.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Why can't our defense tackle anybody?

Saved by the penalty! Not a way to win

It is only delaying our inevitable 2nd half collapse.

Say it aint so

But we will take it. The calls or lack of them have robbed us in the past.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

...and their PK makes a season long FG

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Oh fucking hell, Hoffman looks like a knee injury

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This is home

Weirdly, it looked like they were trying to stretch his foot (like a cramp) before they helped him up.

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It looked like he got rolled up on when they were showing Burmeister in pain after the scramble

This is my school
This is home

Fan-damn-tastic. Hoffman can't put any weight on that leg.

Looks like BB3 is hurt a bit, and Hoffman gets targeted

WRAP. UP.

Can any of our guys tackle?

That would be a penalty in the pros tackling the QB at the legs, and now our beast center is out. Crap

Glad to see Brock back in there.

I think Braxton was a bit gimpy after the sack and the next run.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

It's amazing how consistently awful the ACCN's production is. Complete second-rate.

About time for a 15 yard penalty on Collins for excessive whining

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BOOM! Now need 6, not 3.

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Why does the false start right after the turnover not surprise me one bit?

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False start #2.

We are going to be lucky to get a field goal.

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Because we are poorly coached.

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make that 2. Got to show our commitment.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Strip sack!

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This is home

Hell yeah, nice sack by Griffen and a fumble.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Hoffman back in

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Great news, Hoffman is back.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Drink

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We are going to be out of FG range at this point. So damn sloppy. Fundamentals are so bad this year. Nobody should be retained next year given how damn sloppy we are at everything.

EDIT:
Luckily Romo has been clutch today.

Yep...this "drive" has contained almost every element of a poorly coached team.

A TD here would be a huge momentum changer and....dud.

and we settle for a FG after moving the ball a grand total of zero yards

Sad, just sad.

God I hope Tre has an excellent career. He's too good for us.

If you feel the leather in your hand let it rip.

LOL. Strip sack, offense looses 8 yards and kicks a field goal.

4 plays...ZERO yards and FG. Corny...is...back!!!

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I'll drink

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"He saw something on film in GT's last game"

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Another red zone failure after the D makes a great play. BB3 cannot read the defense. That is 8 pts missed. At least we have a kicker.

That sack was impressive...just let an unblocked edge defender come free

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I wonder what our drive chart looks like after turnovers this year. Seems like they are all wasted opportunities.

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

We're killing TT11's career day. His ypc is down to 26.7

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I almost hate to mention it, but Robinson has been doing a stellar job at punt returns.

Off topic but LOL.

I wonder what that's all about.

I don't remember him being the unhinged type.

He was always in the booth

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True, but to get two unsportsmanlike penalties, he must have been pretty sure the refs made a bad call.

Not much going on on their game thread, but it sounds like they had a LB (Bryce Brand) get injured that he was upset about.

Good god...that was ugly.

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that one was all on BB3... let him have the ball and get the hell out of the way.

Great field position. Corny draws up a nice punt.

Nice.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Thanks for the bail out GT.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Saved by the penalty, again

GT penalties are really helping us out this game

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Ugh...Cornelson

BB's decision-making has been... questionable...

That is being generous. We just suck at the basics of everything this year.

3 FSs in the last two drives

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Another dud offense when you have a chance to put a nail in the coffin. Even the gift penalty did not help them.

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Burmeister must be the most amazing QB in practice. He's definitely tough, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how the coaches thought he was the best option at QB (unless HH and QP were leaving regardless, and the didn't really have a choice).

It's true. They clearly saw something we're not seeing.

Hopefully we can show them the door

Free Hugh

haha, the "offense" has been comical the last two or three drives.

Sad

haha, the "offense" has been comical the last two or three drives.

YEARS!

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We run the weirdest screens. Our receiver is wide open with blockers in front...but ALWAYS 1-2 defenders come slicing in from the side to make the tackle for no gain.

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Because we get the ball out there too slow

Free Hugh

Romo was just a little bit wide on that field goal attempt

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Ok I recognize my team again. Not sure who that was in the first half.

The next DC is going to have to work on tackling. We have to be one of the worst in the country for missed tackles this year.

No pressure on QB...and he's picking us apart.

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2 chances to really put some distance between us and we barely move the ball forward.

Remember these drives around 4:00 left in 4th Q.

Strong looks like he's given up

It is like most of the team has given up.

Laaser and Burnop aren't really holding back

What are they saying?

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repeatedly critical of the inability of the O to put the game away...openly anticipating a collapse

Is that available streaming?

I've got nothing for a live feed right now.

instead of hitting the guy as hard as we can and knocking him in to the endzone for a score, how 'bout just tackling, mmkay?

Gotta play to win. One of the many fatal flaws of this staff.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

And it's both sides too.

No rush, super soft zone coverage and weak tackling on D.

Just let the WR push us right into the EZ. Classic.

How are those two "wasted" scoring drives now? TD+FG would've changed the dynamic of this game.

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I'm not a football analyst or anything, but isn't there supposed to be defenders near receivers?

Only if you are trying to win.

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and here we go AGAIN. same old script........offense and defense go soft

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Burn clock this series?? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

someone see if chinballs is in the area for some play calling advice

He comes the collapse. So predictable.

Is like predicting the sun will rise tomorrow?

That might not be as predictable as this.

Are we trying to snatch defeat out off the jaws of victory?

Not sure how hard we really even have to try at this point. We seem to have perfected the art.

With Fuente, you can do that!

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

This is our watershed moment. They are back within a score. We need a smart, well-designed drive. Either score quickly, or burn a lot of clock and push the ball downfield.

Anybody got odds on 3-and-out burning about 22 seconds off the clock.

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you win.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

...and there it is...3 and out. One pass (out of bounds, stops clock), one run, incomplete pass. 1:21 off clock

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Excellent odds.

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Well there's a 50/50 chance of giftory or a vent thread...and I really don't care which at this point!

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Try 5/90 giftory or vent thread. This team is broken.

Does anyone else feel like they've seen how this plays out before. Offense stalls. Settle for field goals. Defense can't tackle and make a stop. Trade field goals for touchdowns.

Why did you not run to pick up the 1 GD yard!?!

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No sir. The play call was great. Go back and watch this team in short yardage. Zero power. We would have failed.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

True what you say about zero power. But I'm still go right up the middle twice and if you cannot get it, you don't deserve to win.

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Because the line isn't mean enough to guarantee it. They pick it up like 20% of the time. I liked the call.

Smith needs to catch that... that's the best pass BB has thrown all day.

If the pass was reasonable..

If he puts it out in front of him it's a TD

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Great play call - horrible catch.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

Our d-line can't contain

Terrible playcall......worst passing accuracy in FBS football throwing a low percentage route to a former walk-on......

Agree to disagree. Play was there guy dropped it. We've seen the run on 4th and 1 fail many many times with this team.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

If Burmeister leads the receiver on that pass, it's a touchdown

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This is home

Ball literally went through the guys hands. Horrible catch. Horrible.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

I mean come on, he had 2 steps on the DB and Burmeister threw the ball behind the defender.

That was a piss poor throw to a wide open guy

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Yea. Throw bad. Bb is not a good thrower. But....should've been caught.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

It could have been caught but I'm not blaming him when he had to turn and maneuver through the DB to get his hands on it

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Let us repeat this experiment again and expect different results! .......our coaching staff.

What in the fucking fuck? We were running the ball well in the first half so lets air it out in the second half? 3rd and 1 and thats what you dial up?

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?

Corney outsmarting himself with a low percentage outside pass. This team does not have a tough identity. This is not Memphis, and now JHam's defense is playing out of position.

Who calls that...just why?

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The thing is bb3 has proven time and again for the past 2 years he is not reliably accurate

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3Q: gained total of 34 yards

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*sign*

its happening....

*sigh* ... i've seen this before...

Gashed!

LBs immediately took themselves out of the play

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Welp. Guess we saw this coming.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Who didn't see this coming?

Lol.

Turf monster saves Touchdown!!!

β€œThe Cup is Going Nowhere Mikey!!!!!”
β€œThis is my School. This is Home.”

Pure comedy at this point. It's the CornFu Clown Show on full display.

Hamilton is doing his own act in this carnival. Nobody has any excuse anymore. Total team failure.

Carnival show? Nope, Cornfumilton Show

Do it now, Whit! Right now!!!!! This moment!

4th and 1...100% ;chance they go for it

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I 100% would have bet on my offense if I were them too.

Thank you D!

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Our defense got a 4th down stop?!?!?!

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gt why not kick the field goal? we have done nothing since halftime

repeat after me - STAY. ON. THE. GROUND.

A clutch run by Blackshire

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Make that two clutch runs

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That's a great nickname.

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Blackshear averaging 6.2 ypc...maybe...just a thought...give him the ball more!

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Just friggin carried two guys for 8 yards...

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He's running different today, running with a purpose. The announcers said he was irritated about being pulled last week and Thomas getting all of the carries. Sucks if that's what it takes to make people play hard.

Our best play, the busted play, BB3 runs

The Yards by half stat they just showed says it all. First half, 329 yes 2nd Half, 29 yards

Half time adjustments? Why bother, huh?

I'm glad BB's wheels are OK

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...and another FS. WTF is with this O?

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That's at least the second on 68 this half.

"another bullet into the foot" (re: the 4th pre-snap penalty of the half)

OK - good call by whoever it was that called that play.

It was an accident. They misread the signal. Someone is going to pay for that.

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About time we run an RPO with a pass

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I think some of the sacks have come when there was an RPO called

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I get that...but don't recall seeing an RPO were we actually have a receiver in front forcing the D to either commit to BB or the WR/TE.

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Great play call!!!!!!!

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

I think that is the 1st pass to a TE all game

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Oh...great...we'RE in the RZ

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I predict the FG to put us up by 9 points in the second half of the 4th and, in the Halloween spirit ...

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Keep feeding Blackshear

He was the one on the ground there. Hopefully he can come back in.

Feed him anyway!

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Appears to not be an option.

Now it's time for "The Fade" :)

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Currently sitting at a 93.7% chance of winning in the 4th quarter...

I'm doubling down...there's no way we can lose this now is there?

GT has us right where they want us!

"Take care of the little things and the big things will come."

Edit: up to 96.4% now.

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First down...now we get 2 more tries to play for a FG

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This time in the RZ...all runs. Bet we don't try one pass.

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2nd down run

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BB keeper for -1 yards. 4th down.

#scaredmoneydontmakemoney

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Malachi Thomas powering through for just enough yards. First down, Hokies!

If we go up by 9 here we can't lose!!!!

*hold my beer

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What

The

Fuck

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Nice call on 3rd and goal. Fucking moron.

I loved the fake jet sweep and then follow the WR. You know if they fall for the fake, you're leading them right to the ball. Fucking geniuses.

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"Nothing's a given"

This year's theme.

"if he hands it off, he walks in; if he throws it, its an easy touchdown; but..."

Don't understand that call at all. You have Burmeister roll to the same side as the Jet Sweep which is already bringing the defense that direction.

It's all about sportsmanship. If they fall for the fake, then you give them a fair chance to tackle the QB. #hokierespect

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Yeah, what even was that? Burmeister looked immediately at Turner after the fake like he was going to throw it to him, and there was maybe one other receiver on that side?

You just don't understand the minutia

Free Hugh

Thomas getting yards after contact and we go to a read by BB3 who is terrible at it.

When we got the 1st down at the 9 I turned to my wife and said, that's too bad, not TD for us. It's upsetting how right I was.

I'm stuck listening...was that 3rd down play on BB3? Laz and Burnop made it sound that way

Me, too.

I'm starting to think it might be better.

Idk it depends if it was an actual read. Hand off to tre is a walk in TD.

Free Hugh

Well, at least we're in familiar territory.

Nine point lead, under five minutes to go. Think we have seen this script before....just can't put my finger on it....

It's the one where we lose by 1 point. But we got the ball back with 0:11 left from our own 17 yard line and take a sack on the last play.

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I've seen this one

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Why on earth snap the field goal attempt with 30 seconds on the play clock? WTF?

It's in the Mike London book "Timecop II - Electric Boogaloo".

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Because Fu is adamant on cementing his dominance over TimeCop before he goes

oh crap, we are over 90 percent to win, we have no chance whatsoever

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A FG is hella disappointing there, but it's a 9 point lead. I'll take it

96% chance to win... 4minutes left...

I was - literally - in the middle of typing think we can make them burn at least 2 minutes before they score before the sack.

And then the BS personal foul call on the incomplete.

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John P Romo be like, I got this.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Who is the planned qb for next year? Please let me know. We are in dire need of a true qb.

"I play real sports, not trying to be the best at exercising..." - KP

At this point in time it's BB3 again.

Free Hugh

Wtf. Ouchhhhhhhhhhhh

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Stroman living up to #25.

And a VT #25 make the tackle

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There we go Stroman. Earn that #25 son

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Checking in for the inevitable...

I'll take the downvotes in exchange for the win.

I might have to try this again next week.

SACK

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Barno. Is. Fast.

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BARNO BABY

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Do the great teams in college football call a play like that on 3rd down? Any of them?

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Big play by Barno!

Seems like a weird penalty by radio.

Pretty soft contact, but extremely late.

Fu is shewing out Griffin for the roughing call. Maybe get your fucking ass up in the booth and punch your buddy Corn in the face. Stop taking out your ineptitude out on the players.

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Ehh...not sure how someone roughing the passer is fu's fault.

If you don't want to recruit clowns, don't run a clown show.

"I want to punch people from UVA right in the neck." - Colin Cowherd

And to be fair, it looked more to me like he was telling him to keep his head in the game, don't let the play beat them twice. Just looked more encouraging than chewing, but what do I know sitting here on my couch.

I'm not saying its his fault. I'm saying stop being a complete ass to one player who made an obvious bad play (and immediately knew it). Fu lets his "favorites" get away with anything (ever seen him chew out BB for terrible pass or bad decision on taking a sack?) and never will say a bad word about his coaches. This is like Dickneck Dabo chewing the punter out for a bad fake call.

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Wha? Come on, think we reaching a bit here...

What? Any other head coach would do the exact same thing that Fuente did.

As much as I'm not fond of Corn, this has nothing to do with him.

No, I *don't* want to go to the SEC. Why do you ask?

We don't love dem Hoos.

Show me where is had done that to another player? He stands there with that stupid blank look on his face. If you're going to be fired up, then fine do it all the time. This wasn't the time start being hellfire and brimstone coach.

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When your player commits a boneheaded play that could have conceivably cost your team the game (thankful for Chatman on the back end of that drive), you absolutely turn it up at that point so he doesn't do it again.

If all you ever do is go off on your team ("fired up all the time" as you say), there's nowhere higher to go when you really have to get a point across.

No, I *don't* want to go to the SEC. Why do you ask?

We don't love dem Hoos.

I'm fine that you guys disagree. But I don't like publicly embarrassing a player like that. I really don't like that he did it so out of character for his usual.

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Barno is tee'ing them up

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Barno is strange in that he can dominate some days or some drives but then completely disappear for long stretches in between

Against UVA they just need to blitz him on just about every single play.

They throw the ball so much. Make them pay for it.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Did you notice, they have him standing up, patrolling as MLB? When they snap, he just slides around to find a lane and jets through.

Tisdale is dropping back like a short safety.

Say what you want, but JHam called a great series there.

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Agreed 100%

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Okay, stop them on 4th and I'll think even we can't blow this.

Edit: 2 scores up with 3 minutes left and you have the ball 1st and 10. No way we can blow this is there?

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Chap-man!

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INT by the good guys!

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FAM!!!!

β€œThe Cup is Going Nowhere Mikey!!!!!”
β€œThis is my School. This is Home.”

YES!!! Chatman to seal the W

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Seal? We're only 1 play and a FG away from being down by 1...with 3:02 left.

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0:10 left, GiT out of TOs and I still don't feel confident that we will win :)

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another dumbass play. Of course, FU won't be on the field Sunday morning watching him run a 15 100yd dashes like Frank used to do for personal foul penalties.

Intercept on 4th down?

Feels good, but not very situationally aware.

I guess I'll take it.

whoops lol

lost 30-something yards of position with that INT

Edit: 4th down- my bad

Hard to tell a young DB not to get his first pick.

I agree with you though.

No, I *don't* want to go to the SEC. Why do you ask?

We don't love dem Hoos.

Chatman with the pick!

Two fourth down stops in this game

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Yes, love the rain helping with that overthrow. Great catch by Chapman

shell time again

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This would be a really cool time to get a first down.

Damn. Kaden Moore just Aunt Jemima'd that poor GT player.

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

I think you mean Pearl Mill'd

We say .... *checks notes* .... Pearl Milling Company in 2021 /s

Man they went really safe with that re-branding

Malachi, my man.

Great leg drive by Thomas

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Wonder what would have happened if tech had played Thomas at running back vs WVU

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I would love to see Thomas' yards after contact stats. He just keeps getting yards.

damn turf monster... either way thats game.

491 yards on Offense, FAM

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It was GA Tech!

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

Yeah, so what it was Ga Tech. We only had 381 against Richmond. Let's be happy for the good things in the FAM thread and not minimize the accomplishments.

Good fight. We wanted this one.

"What are you going to do, stab me? - Quote from Man Stabbed

Nice heart by this team today. Go Hokies!

I noticed with the RSN games they don't even bother to show the replays on ACCN... anybody know where I can watch the replay of this tomorrow since I'm in the same blacked out boat as most folks?

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Youtube is my go to for next day full replay.

Also, if your area is blacked out and you have a way to log into watch espn, you can do a trial VPN and set it to Dallas or west coast. Wont work on a phone cause it used your gps location, but a computer works.

It should still be on the ESPN replay starting in about 10 minutes.

Sometimes we live no particular way but our own

FAM. Just now came in to read this and check the score. Sounds like the type if win where no one says - the coaches won that one. Will have to watch whenever it gets on replay.

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Thankful for a W. Thankful we don't have to play Paul Johnson's triple option anymore.

The blonde is qualified.

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I don't know man, the six arms are kind of freaking me out.

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If she shows up with six arms...