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

Virginia Tech tries to bring the Black Diamond trophy home.

Who: Virginia Tech Hokies (2-1, 1-0 ACC) vs West Virginia Mountaineers (1-2, 0-1 Big 12)
When: Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 7:30 PM EDT
Where: Blacksburg, VA | Lane Stadium
Watch/Listen: ESPN / Virginia Tech IMG
Spread: VT +2.5
Weather: 60Β°F, Clear
Series: WVU owns a 29-23-1 advantage in the series.
Reppin' TKP: Shelton Moss is in Lane. Chase Wingfield is photographing.
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LET'S GO

Hokies!!

He said give to me Roscoe

HOKIES!!

LETS GO!!

edit: drinking already

He said give to me Roscoe

Drink!

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

HOKIES!!

Does anyone know of an internet stream of the radio broadcast? I guess I could stream the ESPN broadcast, but I'll be driving and will just want to listen.

Thanks in advance.

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This has worked for me in the past.

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

Many thanks!! I was on their site looking for information on a stream, but I obviously failed at finding it.

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2022 Season Challenge: Wrasslin'
Previous Challenges: Star Wars (2019), Marvel (2020), Batman (2021)

Hopefully we pound them into the group early and I can get to bed. Have been sick the past couple of days with the cold my daughter had last weekend and have slept really poorly the last 2 nights. Feeling a lot better health-wise, but know I'm going to be lucky if I even make it to halftime given how run down I feel from the lack of sleep. At least the sore throat, chills and headache are pretty much gone.

1 bourbon and I will probably be out cold.

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

This is my school
This is home

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

Looking at the WVU guy with his arms crossed, I am reminded of the wisdom of the great Johnny Lawrence to Miguel:

"Kick that pansy bitch in the face."

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

We could use a little Cobra Kai tonight.

STRIKE FIRST
STRIKE HARD
NO MERCY

We need to win so I can call my parents and tell them to suck it! ... in the most respectful and loving way possible

May the spirit of Wayne "Hospital" Ward be strong in Lane tonight.

Weather forecasted to be windy (~20mph) and cool.. buckle those chin straps tight boys! Pound the rock all night and control the line of scrimmage

VB born, class of '14

Malachi Thomas OUT per Bitter's twitter

VB born, class of '14

This is good news. DRINK!

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

SO glad ROTH and Burnop are back together!

So if I didn't know any better, based on the ESPN camera work I'd think Lane Stadium had been overrun with WVU fans.

Is coronavirus over yet?

I saw a smattering of yellow in east, but it looked pretty maroon and orange to me.

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

I see a lot of orange and maroon!

Let's rock fam! What we drinking tonight??

I'm rocking with Voodoo Ranger's Atomic Pumpkin (SPICY)

"Why gobble gobble chumps asks such good questions, I will never know." - TheFifthFuller

Wild Turkey. Gotta do it for the team and the Hokie Gods.

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

Letting the bourbon flow with Basil Hayden.

Starting with Bud Diesel, finishing with Woodford Double Oaked.

Elijah Craig to warm up, we'll see what we shift to second half πŸ₯ƒ

VB born, class of '14

Are you feeling it!

I'm feeling it!

Nothing beats Enter Sandman on a Thursday night!

I have the feeling that this is going to be the best Enter Sandman entrance ever.

I'm ready.

Beautiful cheerleader sighting.

The cameraman caught it.

That place is rocking!

Shout out ESPN ... that was pretty good Sandman coverage

We almost saw some pre game Rally Boobs.

Yeah we did.

THURSDAY NIGHT BLACKSBURG IS ROCKING BABY

Won toss. Deferred to the D. Love it. Just like old times!

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

I dont know about the older fans, but the student section did Enter Sandman justice.

It looks pretty electric out there. I can tell it's loud.

tackling form looks *so much* better than previous seasons

lots of dink and dunks early for WVU

Excellent first series for the Hokie Defense

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Man, Wells needs to look through his progressions. And read the option

Triple option???

At first I thought Moss had his other arm pinned down by the corner, a common tactic, but it wasn't, he just went for the one hander. He's gotta go up with both hands for that one.

Yeah, he wasn't helping out his QB at all. Not a good way to build confidence with your team.

that special teams play was incredible

oh that was almost a tip to a defender for an int

He was well-covered. Still had a chance for a catch.

Did the color guy just call us West Virginia Tech?

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

I know I need to be patient in the rebuild bit the offense is painful to watch.

Yet somehow still more potential than some we've seen in recent years.

Our punter did great job recovering that errant snap and then WHAT a kick!

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Early punter swag sighting

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

missed tackles are going to hurt

x2

They always do, and we are good at them;

What in the actual fuck.

Chatman went for the hit stick instead of wrapping up

Not even close. He dove at his damn feet. Just make the tackle.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

Gotta make that tackle.

Punting is winning?

This is going to be great for the ACC.

My heart is racing...idk why I wanna win this so bad but I do

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

Holding, That was close to bedding.

They missed that guy tackling Dax from the back.

This is going to be great for the ACC.

thought that looked sketch

Strong is such a liability on deep passes

Gonna see alot of deep throws from WV tonight too

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

That missed tackle is going to haunt us this game. No excuse for that. If they score a TD starting at the 2...

Brutal mental mistake

Hokie Club member since 2017

Yup

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

And now we face masked

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

ok, so our defense was a bit of a paper tiger

The difference in the effectiveness on the OL is massive.

Chatman wraps up and this drive doesn't even happen. I can deal with getting beat but not when we still have players trying to play hero ball and not doing the simple shit

There was SERIOUS holding on that one, too.

I don't think they are calling holding.

This is going to be great for the ACC.

So we are going to let them drive the entire field oof

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

We've had a few chances to stop them on this drive and we've blown them. Scheme has had guys in the right spot, but we are finally seeing the individual weaknesses on display. Need someone to make a play on this drive or its ending up in the EZ.

Gotta get some pressure because our secondary won't keep up

racking up penalties

Defense is rattled.

Man our secondary looks like high-school kids out here trying to keep up with real men.

I see the ODU version of the team is back

Can't play 3 letter schools

I don't think it ever went away

Ugh this series

Good play by Murray there. Stayed in phase and fought through the catch.

Great coverage by Murray

so undisciplined

WTF ARE THESE PENALTIES?!?!

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

The face mask call was better than letting them score.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

if we can limit them to a field goal, we will call this disaster of a drive mitigated.

What happened to tackling?

we used it all up against BC.

No matter how this drive ends, Pry/Marve need to calm this defense down.

Undisciplined and unprepared. This shit is a clown show

Defense needs to settle down or we are getting blown out.

3 Penalties and at least as many missed tackles on this Drive.

This has the looks of a long night.

This team stinks. If you have a scholarship to play D1 football you shouldn't make those kind of mistakes. How many missed tackles

The coaching has been lacking to put it nicely

Big game, they got rattled. They need to settle down and get back to basics.

Tackling like last year!

This is going to be a 98 yard drive. Terrible.

Especially when it should have been a punt from inside the end zone.

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

So much bad football on this drive. Wow, just wow.

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?

People that won't wrap up and tackle need to stop seeing the field permanently, I'm so tired of this...

Go for it

Seriously, the thing is that needs to get rebuked even when it "works." Some CB just flings himself at the ankles of a WR and trips him up? Sit him just as if he whiffed.

We may not have the capable bodies to just 'make him sit'....

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

I hope the offense and special teams give our defense some good time to rest or else our backups on defense will be learning tonight because the starters will get worn out fast.

FIRST DOWN, HOKIES!

Man one missed tackle was the difference between a 3nout and a long methodical drive. We should have had the ball around midfield.

This is a team that needs pressure on the QB, and that's hard when they don't call holding.

Held 'em!

3 is a win here. Defense really struggled to win when put in position for individuals to make stops.

Limited to FG!

This is going to be great for the ACC.

As bad as that was, a FG was a win for the defense there.

Got home late. Poured my first drink when WVU was at our 12 or so. Then the defense held.

I guess I'm offering up my liver as tribute for the rest of the evening.

Right now, I'll take the 3.

That...is...a...win...holding...to...FG!

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

Big money stop there. Small w. Let's get the d a rest with a drive and score

VB born, class of '14

A long drive plus the first quarter break. Please!

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

FG is a small victory!

To be the man you gotta beat the man!

In other news...the WV kickers name is Legg...some people are just born with the perfect name for what they are going to do

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

Need the offense to respond, that was a long drive for WVU there

Not a great defensive showing there, but I have faith the tackling will improve back to what we have seen earlier this year.

The scheme works. Players have been in position. Need to get a nice offensive possession here and settle the boys down and then execute like we know we can

Actually it was a great showing if we wrap up on the missed tackle rather than bringing no arms to the party!

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

After giving up more about 90 yards, the defense finally stopped them. It wasn't pretty but they got the job done however imperfectly.

The offense now needs to respond - preferably giving the defense enough time to catch a breath.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

That's not textbook coverage. The corner needs to find the football. A better throw and it's a PI and 1st and goal. I wish announcers would stop saying that. You can't do it on the next level and that should be the end goal.

Just a thought, why would WV call a timeout and let the defense compose themselves? Cost themselves 4 points.

WVU's OC came up with those two plays after a timeout. What an idiot. (Please don't let us have a 3 an out now).

Keep in mind. One missed tackle by a corner, our most reliable tackler at corner, is the difference between that 90 yard drive and us getting the ball at midfield. It's unfortunate, but those how slim the margins can be on defense.

I opened a Fightin' Hokies beer and the defense immediately locked it down. You're welcome.

Thank you for your service

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

Looks like you're going to have to drink a lot of those tonight.

Any time Chance Black touches the football it's a wasted opportunity for this team

At least he recovered on that one.

I honestly thought it was classic offseason nothingburger with all the smoke about Blumrick being a key player on offense, but he might actually be a very important player for this offense lol.

is the video choppy for anyone else?

Wow, what a play.

OMG he was wide open!

OMG how can they miss that pass

Two receivers in the same area is a mistake but it turned out ok

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

I could have made that throw :/

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

Oh man, Wells you HAVE to put that in play man. Anything but an overthrow out of bounds.

Ohhh....

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

rather be lucky than good x1000000

You can't miss that throw....he was long and wide.

Wind may have taken that out of bounds.

WTF...that's 5 penalties

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

Totally got bailed out there. Ball was uncatchable.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

it looks like the WR was seriously held up, i think without the CB committing the penalty, he catches that.

Wells isn't close right now. He was bailed out

wasn't close because Blue was being held.

Even without the hold he misses Blue by 5yds

Excellent way to highlight the PI

I thought the same. That ball was overthrown and he sold the PI it like a pro.

Two bad throws from wells

Gotta wonder if the wind is a factor!

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

Woof Holston made contact and just straight up fell over

He also should have taken the hole to the left. He would have had one man to beat to the end zone

He's either trying to unnecessarily throw a hole through his receiver or floating a ball into the 5th row of bleachers. There's never any in-between

Unleash the dragon

Pretty sure McMillian isn't on the roster anymore

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

If Holston reads that block correctly and cuts left he's likely still running.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Wells with the 95 THP, but a 72 THA

Not that far off from MV7's Madden 06 rating

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

We bailed WVU out on their drive, they seem to be returning the favor

We can win this game and very realistically be 3-1.

And some more questionable vision by Holston. I feel very fortunate to be in a position to tie the game on this drive

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

Cut left he gets 5 minimum. Instead we have 5 yds on 5 carries

VB born, class of '14

I think he just likes contact! /s

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

Margins are so tight. Gotta get points here and settle down the whole team. We can compete if we keep our heads cool

VB born, class of '14

70 just got stood up and beaten by a Safety.

Rudolph needs to do more. We don't have an uber-talented OL, but FCS lines block better than this.

@ByDavidTeel

#Hokies rushed for 5 yards on 5 carries in first quarter.

Not great Bob

Too be fair we are attacking WVU's weakness. If we had run 30 times for 30 yards with two pass plays...there would be a meltdown on here!

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

anyone else see what looked like a horse collar on Holston?

Boom!!

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

Smith has stepped up his damn game! What a catch!!!

Well(s) that was a pretty throw

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

LFG, this game is wild

Look at that!

(The drive) wasn't pretty, but it's a TD!

Nice! Still losing TOP though, and that's what matters

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Jet Sweep

Way to recover from the first miss for Wells. Great ball placement and great catch from Kaleb Smith.

What a Damn Catch!!

Anyone else hold their breath with every Wells throw? I never know what to expect.

How have we not talked about how great these uniforms look?!

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

The offense drove the length of the field (along the way luck helped ALOT). Just as important as the score was the rest the defense got.

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

That was a good play. Good throw and great catch

the threat of Blumrick in the middle froze the defender for a split second

really like Blumrick the last few games

Much better pass. Maybe Wells is adjusting to the windΒΏ

Yeah based on that kick it is definitely a big factor. Here's hoping for a wind-assisted overthrow pick by WV

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

Wells keeps coming back and making the throws that make you keep stepping back off the ledge. We HAVE to start running the ball though

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

Penalties will end us fam

VB born, class of '14

Donaldson has been gashing everyone this year. That's a big boy with good speed.

Needed that

Turnover, YES!

Beamerball!

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Fumbllllllllee!!!!

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

LUNCH PAIL D

VB born, class of '14

Stroman!

STROOOOOO

It's not a Stroman jersey but it is a Stroman jersey, ya know?

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

Stro-MAN!!

That's two major bounces that have gone our way for a change. The tipped pass that Smith caught and the fumble that bounced right into our arms. Nice to see it. If we can clean up some mistakes we've got a shot.

We have to be able to at least threaten to run the ball.

Otherwise, our D gets worn down, we've gotten some breaks so far but can't keep counting on them.

Stro made the adjustments. That's exactly what he did on the facemask.... well not exactly 😁

PUNCH IT IN BABY LETS FIRE IT UP

Grant Wells feeling it now

What a throw by Wells!

These things don't happen to us. A lucky deflection catch on offense to keep drive alive and a fumble recovery for a turnover to kill the drive. Annnnnddddd, I'll take it!!!

Moss has Pudge Rodriguez mitts. Jesus Christ wells threw the shit outta that ball

Guys getting wide the eff open ... we'll connect on those eventually

To be fair, Wells was feeling some serious heat on that one.

Wells had him, but penalties will make it okay

Please can we get under center and get 1 fucking yard.....

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

No, we cannot

Yes,that's the Hokie Bird riding a camel. Why'd you ask?

if you can get that much contact with the ball, you got to catch it.

Wells is super frustrating. Drops 2 dimes and then 2 duds.

Kick the FG

Once you use the TO you have to go for it....imo

Whoever downvoted this one earlier needs to reset lol

Hate having to call that timeout on 4th and 1.

After what happened on 3rd and 1, I think this was worth a timeout.

dial up some sort of quick slant or WR screen?

I kinda want them to go for it

I think in this sort of game, you have to capitalize on the opportunity you got from that fumble.

Kick the field goal.

Wells is great, run blocking is the true liability on this team if we're honest.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Jet Sweep

I support kicking the FG here. But if we go for it and succeed I would like the right to change my mind

If we run this up the gut again I'm going to be very frustrated. This OL is getting absolutely no push.

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

Expecting a Wells run here

WELP

Take the points.

OL has done nothing to prove they can convert this.

I swear to God if we come back and line up in shotgun and try to run for this instead of being under center I'm gonna lose my mind.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

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My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

can accuracy be taught? wells has a cannon but man he missed two TDs when guys were wide open

For sure, usually through mechanics changes and repetition

I'm assuming though that a QB at the college level is pretty much set in their ways? Like is fixing mechanic issues is probably pretty difficult?

They need to go for this. If you can't pick up a single yard you don't deserve to win. Fuente would have kicked a field goal

If 60 had stepped out on the LB Tech would have scored instead of being stuffed.

Ummmm.....if we go for it....how about play action, roll out of the pocket throw.

THINGS I LIKE: CHRISTIAN MOSS

THINGS I WANT TO SEE MORE OF: CHRISTIAN MOSS

that was a terrible call

so bad that even I knew what the play was going to be

Blumrick over the middle

Why tho

VB born, class of '14

OH MY FUCKING GAWD DUDE

the numbers don’t lie and they spell disaster

"Your thoughts on the play call, Louis?"

holy hell

the numbers don’t lie and they spell disaster

Awful call.

Our O-Line got abused, gave them the mo back

Such a bad call being we haven't pushed the line so far

THATS the play...?????

Don't like the QB keeper call. You've got advantages on the outside. Use them.

4th and 1 in shotgun, fucking brilliant!!!!

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 a bad play call

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

I just so love the line up in the shotgun and run it up the middle to get nothing, not once but twice.

Pry, it does not work. Kick the damn FG or just throw it. At least there is a chance it might work.

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

Yeah, throw it to Blumrick, or kick the FG

G Dammit. Not even close

I've said it once and I'll continue to say it, Bowen has zero business calling an offense

I don't think Bowen is it.

It's Corn all over again. Calling the plays we're worst at on the most critical downs...

"For those who have passed, for those to come, reach for excellence."

Consistently good offense is attacking favorable match-ups when you need a critical 3rd/4th down conversion.. NOT trying to fool the defense. It may occasionally work, but it's not dependable.

"For those who have passed, for those to come, reach for excellence."

This oline can't move a marshmallow

Bowen calling plays like we have a suitable offensive line

Dumb.

Bowen has zero creativity.

Big stop there

Yes,that's the Hokie Bird riding a camel. Why'd you ask?

Defense has really held up against a good offense. Make the 1 tackle early on the second drive and they are pitching a shut out. Did get some help on a missed throw or two, but overall doing well.

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

Dax with a great play to cut down the rib.

D did the job there

Nice coverage by Chatman

All I can say is Pry is building an aggressive mindset and culture.

He is telling the OL to man up and figure it the fuck out

I am choosing to believe this, and not that it was just a bad call.

I don't hate it, but this isn't Wofford. We should have taken the 3 points in Q2.

I don't mind going for it, but we have been having success on the perimeter, why not go back to that?

That 4th down play was truly awful. There was not a single moment where I thought it would work.

Great series by the defense to prevent that from being a major turning point in this game.

Seriously. The first 3 games have proven that our OL can't block anything inside. If we're going to run it needs to be a wider target and give King a chance in space. Or you...a jet sweep? 😏

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

I know we are deficient in alot of areas but I thought oline was recruited well by Fu.πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ

Very different style and technique for blocking compared to the previous offense.

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

comparatively well for Fu. it was the least combustible of the dumpster fires.

Recruited by Fu is the key. Might not be a good fit for new scheme even if they have talent

Hokie Club member since 2017

That formation isn't doing anything. Stop it.

I don't mind the call to go for it but hate the play call with how the game is going so far.

But on the 2d down king should have fought for the extra yard instead of going out of bounds.

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

When we run these two tight end sets and send guys in motion we are running. It is obvious

Jesus christ I don't think the o line has ever looked worse

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

Get King in space

We are not gonna have success running in between the tackles. No OL push.

Seriously, our OL is not playing well at all

I'm not a footballs genius, but I think they need to stop running up the gut.

Why do we CONTINUE to bang our heads against this wall??? Get some guys in space.

Also, nice false start. Wow.

the numbers don’t lie and they spell disaster

Who keeps calling shotgun formation? How many more times do they have to see it isn't working?

Gotta kick the FG .

Highlights of our OL tonight

We don't have the running game we need.

And we certainly can't get that many penalties.

Wtf...

Wells is Not Tyrod

I hope there is a plane waiting at the Roanoke airport ready to take this OC of ours back to fucking Jacksonville after the game. 4 games in and this is the shit still happening.

miserable drive

That series was awful.

Sure would prefer if our coaches would help the team out a little bit by getting plays in on time.

Yeah, that's pretty inexcusable.

This is why it's so important for Wells to connect on the layups. He has missed 2 wrs running by themselves for TDs

Well, I guess they decided to punish Wells for that throw...

Rudolph and Bowen have been tremendously disappointing so far.

OK, they're not perfect, but I'll take them over what we were doing last year.

I'm glad that jacked up ref bailed us out there...

Peter Moore has a missle for a leg... why the rugby kick, that windy?

VB born, class of '14

I thought they got a hand on it

I'm afraid to actually look, but we must have one of the worst, if not the worst, conversion percentage in the FBS team this year on 3rd or 4th down and 1 yard or less to go.

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

Yes, it would be hard to be worse than NEVER getting it.

I'd love to see the stats on that for the past four years. Outside of Jerod Evans, felt like we could never convert short yardage with CornFu. Shotgun QB keeper for nothing or jet sweep for -3 yards...

"For those who have passed, for those to come, reach for excellence."

Donaldson is a beast

Ut Prosim Ad Dei Gloriam

Looks like Henry but more shifty....

Arm tackles are not going to work. Need to stop over running the play and wrap up.

A gaps are getting shaky !

Hokie Club member since 2017

Un fucking real

Cool to see Keli Lawson out there on defense

How long are we going to allow them to run through massive lanes in the middle of the defense before we finally make an adjustment? It's the only offense they have right now

Its effective Run-blocking.

It looks foreign to us because we don't have anything that even begins to resemble it.

So frustrating to watch them run the ball while we can't run for shit

Great stop there.

Nice stop on 3rd down.

Say what you will I'd be pretty happy holding them to only 6 points in the half

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Jet Sweep

They are going to go for it and get it

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

Nope

I mean with the way they are running I would have gone for it

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 I will happily be wrong.

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

I love the spirit in Lane

I'm take it. We get the ball after half so let's not fuck this up

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Let's see what this guy draws up for the 2 minute drill

This is where Fu would turn turtle - under 2 mins to go in the half with the ball.

I hope we don't regret not taking that field goal

WVA is smart enough to kick. And I suspect they would have had a better chance of picking up 4th and 3 or 4than we would have at 3rd and 1.

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Enough time to get in scoring position. Let's be aggressive here....7pts isn't going to win this game.

WVU absolutely cannot get the ball back here.

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Well. We are winning. Who would have thought? The D is working it like a rib dipped in BBQ sauce.

Let's pray our D holds up.

"D is working it like a rib dipped in BBQ sauce."

Nicely worded.

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feel like Wells could've run for that one

replay showed Holston WIDE open for 5 yards +++ on that 3rd down

They should have burned more clock.

That was early I thought. Dang. At least we're trying for points.

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Is that on beck or did it actually go into the end zone

Looked like it would have stayed out of the end zone if Beck hadn't knocked it in

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well, y'all saw Cole Beck

Hopefully I don't have to see any more of that

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That's terrible by Wells. Even if he catches that he isn't gaining any yardage.

VERY close to pass interference, IMO

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If you had told me at the start that we would have been up 7-6 at half time I would have been happy. Please let's keep the score this way.

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it isn't halftime yet.

Holton was open in middle of field for first down as well

Wells could have run close to 1st down yardage.

Lol, here comes the TD.

Well that was portentous.

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VT 2 min drill, pick up 5 yd passes. WV 2 min drill, 15 yd plays.

Damn, who could have seen that coming.

Gotta mix in a run on that. I liked the aggressiveness but at least make WVU burn a timeout after the first first down.

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Too much time woof

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How was that touchback not reviewed?

Fuga getting held on that ply

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

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That was damn near an interception

That woulda been nice. Feels like we're about to go to the...nevermind.

Shit. Why did we not just run the clock. I know you want to be aggressive, but with our offense, should have known the odds of something good happening were not great.

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Our offense vs their D, especially the passing game, is in our favor. Can't turtle there with over a minute 30 to go in the half.

We're getting zero pressure even with extra rushers. If that doesn't change in the second half we're fucked

I don't blame the defense for anything these last few series. Poor play calling and OL play has screwed us so far.

Game over. This offense is so terrible I have no faith we can score 14.

Coaching has been abysmal

Sadly, you might be right.

But we have had some pass plays open. Can pull it out. Need much better play calling.

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And Fu sits back and smirks, knowing his turn turtle strategy would have been better than whatever the hell we tried to do.

Are we at the point where we miss the jet sweeps? /s

No.

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Yeah but if they did this everyone would be pissed for doing nothing so...

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

You don't have to turtle though, just run the first one or two plays so they stay in bounds. Then run a one minute drill or you've at least burned their time outs

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Welp. We opened ourselves up to this exact outcome.

Pry being aggressive not a good look tonight

Kept us from a FGA
Gave the ball right back to a potent offense

Yeah, we're not there yet

I like the aggressiveness and it's a culture thing too. Everyone said this was going to be a rough year and after six years of turtling all the time everyone now seems to want the turtle.

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

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Started with a perfect punt that should have been downed at the 1...

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Unbelievable. This always seem to happen to us.

That sucks. Gave them way too much time. And I'm not an expert, but why would you play cover 2 if they are in FG range and the only thing you have to do is prevent a TD. Gotta at least play Cover 3.

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Argh. We're going to need to open up the playbook to change momentum in the next half

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I swear the in game board is more negative than it ever was under Fuente, christ yall

Well the team is worse, so...

These coaches have done literally nothing to indicate they are any better than the last staff

The defense looks better, and if we had even a little running game, I think the offense would look a LOT better.

Honestly though ...Running the clock out with the lead at 7-6 and getting the ball to start the 2nd half seemed like a great idea on our last drive

Sure, but then people would be complaining that that was an Fu move.

But they accomplished neither of those things. Fuente actually ran the clock out, and I'm not defending the guy.

The coaching staff had a god awful first half, I don't think that's up for debate. Downvote me for pointing that out if it makes you feel better

The only thing worse than complainers is people who complain about complainers.

and people who complain about them?

Sorry, couldn't resist.

Don't move the ball and leave the Opponent enough time to score a TD.

I'm pretty sure thats the Goal of the 2 Min Drill Right?

Sorry, this Offensive Staff just isn't good enough.

I don't think that's fair. They did move the ball. They gambled and lost."

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I think their goal was to score. Just didn't work that way.

Honestly, it just feels like we are just barely hanging on. They've been this close to breaking a number of runs off. If something doesn't fundamentally change in the second half, we are in trouble.

We can win this game if Tyler Bowen decides to actually help us.

They say there's a first time for everything.

Bad clock management again .

Not being able to even slightly run the ball just cost us 7 points.

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I feel like it was more how quick the play calling was/not even running to force WVU to call timeout.

The offense had enough good plays to get to the half, but no time passed between plays.

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Would really like to have those 3 points instead of the crap 4th and 1 call right now.

I liked 6-7 a LOT better than I like 13-7

I would take 13-10 right now

Hate to say it, but we need to be a second half team.

Defense Hase played strong with few mistakes. They are doing a good job. Wells needs to stop overthrowing when we have players open

I actually appreciate the aggressiveness by Pry there to end the half. Too bad the defense is giving up huge chunks of yards. You had to know WVU would punch it in eventually.

Is coronavirus over yet?

This WVU offense is pretty good, the fact they didn't get into the end zone until the end of the half is remarkable especially how our D screwed themselves with penalties.

Wells is playing pretty good, but this OL is the shits...what did they do all summer?!

I'm generally a fan of the aggressive game management calls (going on 4th, trying to score before half), so I can't really complain too much. However, I just don't really trust this offense to risk scoring opps in regards to not taking the FG. I refuse to be upset that we tried to score with 2 minutes left in the ahlf.

Ever since the Matt Ryan nightmare, I feel like we've never stopped the 2 minute drill.

Let's Go...

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We are down all because Wells stared down his reciever and threw into double coverage and missed the running back wide open in the middle of the field on our last drive on 3rd and 5

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Yup the play was there.

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

We are down all because Wells stared down his reciever and threw into double coverage and missed the running back wide open in the middle of the field on our last drive on 3rd and 5 and because our run blocking sucks balls and because our zone coverage is giving up chunk yards and we are getting zero pressure on the QB...

FIFY

Is coronavirus over yet?

True Hokie fashion. Loses critical 4 an 1 opptys, miss open receivers for TD's multiple times, can't get a 1st down to run down the clock, let the other team run down the field and score in a 2 minute drill. Lose lead.

Hey good thing we didn't kick that field goal

Our offensive line is playing like shit and thiers is playing lights out. Offense needs to sort it out or this could get out of hand the defense is struggling to cover these guys.

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

QB keeper on 4th down into the one strength of the WVU defense. Staggering. Unacceptable. They had like 5 minutes to come up with that garbage. Run to the perimeter at least. Jesus. WTF.

And game over. This call cost us the game. Almost like the fix was in. That's the only logical explanation for this call.

Their offense is explosive. Holding them to 13 is pretty good I think.

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

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Holding them to 6 would have been a lot better.

When you are the underdog you have to take advantage of every opportunity. Too many blown opportunities. We need to score a TD on the 1st drive after halftime or this game may get away from us.

Good thing Dax takes good angles because he definitely is not the quickest guy out there

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I'm sure French will break it down but that was either something that wasn't seen in film or some bad communication. Dax shouldn't have been the guy closest to breaking that pass up.

How do you not call TO seeing Hollifield on such a mismatch in such an awful coverage call to boot?

Is there no such thing as an outside running game?

Wells still not going through progressions.

Tackling is soft to nonexistent.

As long as we don't get blown out I'll be content. Want the win but understand what we have on offense at the moment.

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

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I agree, but the things we though would be a strength (OL/Running game) are our weakness tonight. We can't even get one yard on them which is embarrassing.

Y'all need to chill out with this "should have kicked the field goal" chicken shit. We needed ONE yard and that field goal still would have been 40+ yards with 15mph winds. The call was objectively the correct one. The issue was that abysmal play call from our sorry excuse of an offensive coordinator and our charmin soft offensive line.

This is a solid offense. 13 points in the first half is not a bad outcome. We need the offense to make more plays on the second half.

Our last offensive drive should have been paced like a 2 minute drill, not like a one. Pace was too quick. Left way too much time on clock.

To be the man you gotta beat the man!

I think this is a fair point, but the right throw was there. The RB sat down in the zone with plenty of room to get up field and get that first down. That drive should have been continued but Wells was too committed to the shallow crosser.

You can't burn clock when you can't run the ball.

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We have 12 yards on 11 carries. Insane

We put the K in Kwality

We definitely need to run the ball better. Offense has to be more well rounded in the second half or this one will slowly slip away from us.

Yep, if we turtle and go 3 and out there is probably about the same amount of time on the clock as they had 2 time outs. We didn't convert and gave up a score.

Our team has to play mistake free football to have a chance and we didn't do that in the first half. Too many penalties and missed opportunities on offense and not enough big plays on D.

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Is Corn calling the offensive plays, run into the strength of WVU, over and over again.

Hit Blue in the dang face come on man

Yeah, Wells can't do more than that.

Hit him in the helmet

Huge missed opportunity

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Blue you gotta make that catch.

hard to catch those ones that hit you in the facemask.
/s

No wonder he didn't playing time at Temple....

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HOW did Lawson not come down with that ball???!!

oh man we needed that

Ugh hit Blue in the facemask

Missed opportunity on that muffed punt.

THE BALL HIT HIM IN FACE. WTF

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

This is the result of having to play guys that aren't ready

Cmon gotta come up with those.

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

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got to hold onto that one gunner

Send in the clowns...

Chamarri has gotta be smarter than that

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Horrible call

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

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Just kick us in the nuts and get this over with.

Not looking good boys. Need a defensive stop as I'm not sure this offense can overcome a 2 score deficit.

Heck, don't know if we can overcome 1.

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Just throw the damn ball up every play, our DBs will get the PI 70% of the time.

This entire team has regressed significantly

Compared to...?

Need to teach the DB to stop playing though the body of the WR without turning for the ball.

That's open and shut P.I.

WVU receiver pushes off conner.....penalty on conner.

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LOL, wheels are coming off.

the defense just isn't cut out to hang tough for a full game.

Ugghh, the missed tackles is just garbage.

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the defense is not doing a job of containment. Donaldson is having a field day with it

How many mistakes can this team make before we say they don't deserve to win?

Someone should point out that arm tackles don't work.

I did. About an hour ago. :-)

D getting worn down.

Writing appears to be on the wall.

Plaid.

They had the ball 10 minutes more than us. Our OL has to learn how to block to give the D a break.

We put the K in Kwality

Missed tackles left and right

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

How do you need to practice tackling this late in your football career?

WVU with a dominant offensive line tonight against our d line

No quit in the defense!

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Their RBs have 5 foot holes to run through in the line, don't get touched for 3 yards.

If I'm WV, I go for it on 4th

They did

12 rushing yards? Fucking embarrassing! This OL needs to pull their god damn socks up and get to work!

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At this point, Rudolph needs to prove he deserves a paycheck.

I don't think anyone realistically expected a top five offensive line, but this is embarrassing.

Still three times as many as BC had in week two!

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Well thats certainly helping us tonight!

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Defense starting to get worn out. WVU doing whatever they want offensively.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Easy money. I thought the WVU coach was supposed to suck?

I mean for a guy coaching in year 4 vs one of the worst teams in P5, he's not exactly "killing it"

God dammit

Are we playing 2 hand tag?

we might be, WVU isnt

Time to temper expectations. It's a rebuilding...couple of...years. I'm just enjoying drinking and watching football on a Thursday night.

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^^This^^

We are being outclassed by an average WVU team. Our roster is going to take a couple of years to rebuild. Just drink and enjoy the ride folks!

Is coronavirus over yet?

This WVU team aint good. I'm enjoying all the other things as well.

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No, they're not.

DBU is dead

It has been for a while.

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Feel like WVUs down field blockers can run block better than our Oline

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O-line or NO-line?

Defense looks slow and tired

I used to believe in my team. Now I believe that I can believe again.

TD here probably ends it.

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bold of you to assume the last one didn't.

True. And I will have hope, but will be slim chances with what the offense has shown.

At that point, I'll be looking for progress, no quitting/fighting hard and improved play calling without much hope of a W. Just show progress at that point.

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The score is remarkably closer than how it feels on the field. You just get the feeling that we are one step away from collapse. I agree. A TD here ends it. Offense just does not have it.

Truthfully, we have hung in on a combination of luck and a defense that has played tough.

But they are getting tired, and having a completely one-dimensional offensive attack isn't sustainable.

Combine that with an OC who is a below average playcaller and you have what we see here

Jfc 4th down and you let him fake you to the outside with LBs blitzing? Ffs

they have to if they want to stop the run

We are two bottom barrel G5 teams in a trench coat pretending to be a P5 squad.

"For those who have passed, for those to come, reach for excellence."

It's so cliche but the drive before half and not getting that muffed punt loom large. Good teams find a way to win, bad teams don't

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We find ways to blow it, not win. It's a special skill

Y'all are way too focused on the defense right now. This WV defense is bad and we aren't taking advantage of it. We have not been helping the defense by staying on the field on offense.

The defense is struggling, but they are making WV earn it on these long methodical drives.

Seriously. I'm not saying abandon the run but let's allow Wells to sling it, and let the chips fall where they may

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Up to halftime there was a 5 minute difference in TOP. Not a huge difference. But to your point, yes the offense continues to be anemic which will continue to wear on the defense.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Yeah if we lose, it's not the defense I'm placing blame on. Rudolph and Bowen need to earn their keep.

It's hard to complain about the offense in a live thread when they aren't on the field. /s

These refs are ASS

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*** These refs are Jacked Asses

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Not hoping for dudes to get hurt but of 12 can't come back for the rest of the game I'll take it.

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I'll take the butterfingers. Got real lucky there.

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Man, the run game is non existent, and when we do have someone deep open Wells throws it 5 yards beyond him. I am so frustrated with it.

If Pry is serious about winning at VT, I expect to see LOTS of turnover on Offense in the Offseason...going all the way to the top.

Really? I don't think the play calling has been atrocious. Sure a few play calls here or there but it's not bad. You actually think he is going to fire Bowen after one year with a complete new coaching staff??

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

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I think you've got to give the coaches more than 4 games, and probably at least a year. I'm not sure Saban could win with this talent.

Not gonna acknowledge the dimes he's thrown? 3-4 really solid deep throws.

We have 7 points. He's missed 14.

Lawson gets a teachable moment that doesn't cost us a TD. Got lucky there.

The VT defense of the last couple years would fall apart and start blowing assignments and giving up big plays.

Largely the same group of guys is making WVU earn every yard. This IS progress on that side of the ball. It's time for the offense to handle their end of the bargain against WVU's much weaker side of the ball.

I think that's what is so bothersome about the Offense.

If they had made even 30% of the Improvement that the Defense has made, we'd have a real shot at 8 wins this year.

But instead of mediocre, we have putrid.

Definitely time for the offensive coaches to adjust and give the OL a chance at success. Stop trying to run dove plays and power at their tite 3-3 front. We need to run some wider pin and pull stuff to give them a chance. Let King run away from the defense and find the edge

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

Unleash the dragon on this drive Wells

Travon McMillian is back?

Enter the Dragon.

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I know the outcome is not what we want so far, but I see the culture we are trying to build.

Playing hard no matter what, being aggressive and believing in yourself (even when not warranted)

I see improvement on D and understand/hope the scheme difference is causing our OL problems bc I refuse to believe it's Joe Rudolph's fault based on his resume

refuse to believe it's Joe Rudolph's fault based on his resume

Really really trying to be with you on this one, but my eyes don't lie to me.

Players who were solid last year have massively regressed.

And four games in, there's little observable improvement.

People smarter than me can comment on technique and scheme, but all of it is currently changing. And the fact that the first several recruits to commit to VT in Pry's tenure were linemen tells me that they know this is a position group that needs overhauling to play the way Pry and Rudolph want them to play. Anyone calling for firings after 4 games under a new regime with hodge-podge recruits (Fuente seriously cratered this program) is being unreasonable.

Ehh...when I watch low-level G5 Programs that field competent OL, I have trouble with the "talent just isn't there" argument.

There is a difference between a dominant OL and an adequate one (which is a reasonable expectation at VT). What we have is porous and putrid.

Scheme and technique changes, a strength and conditioning program that has been exposed as a joke since 2016, and you expect Rudolph to work miracles in one offseason. This year is going to suck. Own that and expect pain. We aren't going to win many games. Let's see how things develop over the season, the next recruiting class, and onward.

It sucks to lose to a rival, and if that's what happens tonight (very likely), we just have to own that we didn't meet the bar. Fuel for improvement. We aren't good. We can be, with the right coaching and players in place.

They are learning a new system too and might not be the best players for Rudolph's style. He didn't recruit any of these guys.

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

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Who specifically has regressed?

Hopefully, Wells does not try for only long bombs, but runs the offense.

What about a reverse, draw, RPO?

King makes things happen

Say what you will about the offense the WRs know how to sell a PI

Our OL has me completely dumbfounded. On running plays they just stand up and rarely even try to block anyone. They just stand around and look at each other (called it selling tickets last game). If our plan is to let the first wave through, and block the second level, great...do it. But we're not. We just stand up and watch. At least move your feet and screen the guy in front of you. Hell just pass block on every play (whether running or pass)...at least that way you're giving the RB a chance to get to the LOS.

We put the K in Kwality

Does Wells just heave it as far as he can? Seems like he lacks touch.

Wells has to give his guys a shot on the deep balls.

5+ yd overthrown multiple times

But I was told I wasn't mentioning the 3 or 4 good throws he had.... (i'm with you)

Is Fuente secretly in charge of the RB rotation still?

Flags,flags, flags... ugh

Is this our third game already with double digit penalties? That's INCREDIBLY disheartening on this coaching staff.

Agreed. That's the one metric by game 4 we should be seeing significant improvement, if nothing else

Ross is a great kicker.

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Has a chance to set the points record since he's so young and we kick so many fgs lol

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Joe Rudolph needs to get his shit together. He's making me dream of the days of having Curt Newsome coaching the O-line

Joe Rudolph can't go out there and physically block someone himself. We don't have bullies on this OL roster, it's a group that still has that Fuente pussy mentality

Oh yeah. Well this drive was better than the 3 and out I expected.

Defense got a little breather there. Time to get a stop and get back in control of this game.

Way to get points there guys, need a turnover if we want a spark

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Yeah we can't let them get anything coming up

This OL is incredibad.

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Steelers or the Browns?

These announcers....'it's still a one score game!'....VT Down by 9 at the time....really?

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

He foresaw the FG

This game is miraculously still a one score game. Were not dead yet. We're just doing our best impression of the one Monty python and the a holy Grail villager

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Would really like those 3 points we left out there in the 2nd....

I'm still screaming about that too. Two chances to gain a yard and POOF

As long as we're not like the parrot in Flying Circus...

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The combination of poor throws by Wells, inept OL blocking and untimely penalties simply crushes this offense.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Lol so you mean it's just a bad offense?

I'm not feeling confident but it's a one score game and wvu has made some mistakes already. Anything could happen, negativity aside.

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what were the talking heads thinking when during the pre-season talk they were thinking we easily would be 4-0 at this point?

Who the hell was saying we'd be 4-0...??

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WV with 2 OL up to the 2nd level there..

When is the last time we have seen 1 VT OL downfield?

Sounds like something that happens on a really good pass play and therefore gets flagged.

Go for it. 100% chance of success.

Big play by the defense. Stroman held up very well at the point of attack.

I'm WVA I go for this. They can block.

Us, I'd have 0 faith.

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That was a hell of an effort there by everyone to deny those yards. That was impressive

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defense is exhausted. their offense has speed, makes it look like our offense is playing in slow motion compared to them.

I don't understand why it took WVU this long to figure out they could just run it every play

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I remember when Thursday night games on ESPN used to get the top announcing crews.

"Baptize those red eyes.."??

"It's still a one score game..." score was 16-7

So bad..

Well, they got it but had it pulled back to false start. Screw it, WV should go for it again.

Oh fuck!

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

These refs are TERRIBLE

VB born, class of '14

Dax needs to know better. These refs have been ticky tack all game.

TRASH PENALTY

THESE ARE THE WORST PENALTIES EVER. INCREDIBLY POOR STARTING AT THE TOP!

QBs are untouchable

this game was rigged and the coaching staff was in on it. Vegas made profits for sure.

Wth Dax...

Damnit

And there goes Dax again!

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?

Better just put QBs in yellow non-contact jerseys these days. Come on. That's such horseshit.

Yeah, that kind of call really sucks the joy out of the game.

Yes! Let's see that BS call fire things up. Want sack after sack.

Recovering scientist working in business consulting

Dax has got to know to pull up. They called the same thing on WVU in the first half to bail us out.

It's just who he is.

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?