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

The Hokies look to secure a win in the Techmo Bowl.

[Mark Umansky]

Who: Virginia Tech Hokies (2-6, 1-4 ACC) vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-5, 2-3 ACC)
When: Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 12:30 PM EDT
Where: Blacksburg, Virginia | Lane Stadium
Watch/Listen: RSN / Virginia Tech IMG
Spread: VT -3.5
Weather: 65Β°F, Cloudy
Series: The Hokies hold a 11-7 advantage in the all-time series.
Reppin' TKP: Shelton Moss is in the press box, Mark Umansky is making photos.
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I really miss being excited for games. I'm not at the point I won't watch.

Anyway....

Let's go!

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Hokies!

We got this... I can feel it in my plums.

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Praying today will be when things come together for us... Let's Go!!

Battle for Tech supremacy!

Can I have my cake and eat it too? Praying the Hokies win by 1 so I get a Hokies win AND a pick six win all in one

Onward and upward

Not that teams ever deserve to win, but damn it'd be nice for the boys to get a home W today

VB born, class of '14

not available here...again. why is it I pay for accn? I see less VT games now than before we had the network, basketball as well.

ACCN passed on showing the game. Same for next Saturday as well. Noon on RSN

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

YES (yankees) network for those of you in the tri-state area.

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

MASN for MD, DC, VA, and my part of NC.
Bally Sports South southward to GA.

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

47mins to Enter Sandman. NEZ is 2/3 at best. Not expecting a superb student turnout today.

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Also, saw Kam Chancellor walk by at the tailgate today. A little surreal. I only ever saw him up close the one time I got to go field-side in 2009. Was close to yelling out "Kam!" but the thought of me just...Forest Gump waving at him made me stop.

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

RSN means a good ole blackout on ESPN3 I guess

Yup another day of bootlegging a VT game

Y'all got any more of those links to watch yet another game not televised?

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

asking for a friend

If you're on the twitter, send me a DM at this same username

I would recommend not watching lol

I'm not sure whether to say thank your or F you for the ability to watch it. Guess we'll see when clock hits 00:00

Awesome! Thank you for this!

Great start for the D. Interesting calls on the first two plays on O.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

For anyone trying to get the game: I just discovered you can get a BallySports 7 day trial through their app. This may be common knowledge but was new to me.

Who's calling plays today?

I was going to start a Hatin On thread but I had to google "Georgia Tech Interim Coach". Just FYI it's Brent Key. I'm too apathetic to say anything about him so how about, "Fuck Pat Narduzzi!!!"

What a sad attempt at tackling

VB born, class of '14

I'm at the point where I'm so disconnected by this program that I don't even care that I can't find a way to watch.

Same. I cannot get ESPN 3 due to "licensing issues". No big deal. I'll just game cast it from my phone and monitor the situation while I make more productive use of my time. Ha yeah. Looks like GT just ripped VT defense for a quick TD. I think these guys have given up this season

Chatman is the most worthless tackler in the history of football and has no business being on a football field.

Four or five missed tackles on a td run that should have been stopped for a loss.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

And two of those were on Chatman. Yes. Two.

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

Sorry. I meant Connor. Also just got toasted again on a long ball.

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

I'm also perplexed as to why Conner kept punching at the ball carrier when he was on the opposite side of the runner from the ball. Very doubtful you'll cause a fumble that way...

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

This team is just so bad in so many ways.

That drive was this season in a nutshell.

Should be 7-0 VT, instead we find a way to be down by 7.

If they don't score on this possession, I think we're looking at losing out. 2-10 for a very disappointing season.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

I think players have given up on the season.

I wish the coaches would have started.

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If Pry doesn't make some changes at the end of this season, I worry that we're going to be in the same boat we were in with Fuente. We need an athletic director with some balls, too.

Agree. I really like Pry a lot but he needs to show he's willing to make changes. A lot of buddy type hires on this staff right now. If Pry doesn't work out I do wonder if that impacts Whit's status.

This fucking team...

Geesh

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Turnovers Kill.

wells "floats it with touch and finesse". That must have shocked Wells so much that he fumbled.

The LewDew, Professional Golf Bum

good looking drive cut by a turnover classic

We are outstanding at finding ways to lose.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Worst part is our OC will stop running the plays in the last series. Cause they were working.

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I've already stopped watching. TT and TCU looks like a fine place for my time

Plays like this are where I can cut the coaches a bit of slack. Really well sequenced drive and the players execute...until they don't in an epic way and it kills a chance at points.

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

I'll give them credit if they continue to build on them. So far this year, they will go into turtle mode and just run up the centers but and then try a long/slow developing pass (for a sack).

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Of course the next drive out we run that pass play to the RB in the flat twice in a row so...

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

Giving them credit for that fumble is a reach. They literally did nothing but fall straight down to get the ball.

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We have another qb that started for an SEC school. He hasn't played this year....what do we have to lose, put his ass in.

He played against Wofford and looked terrible

VB born, class of '14

...and suddenly we can't tackle again.

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Oh look another freshman quarterback, having a day

Why the hell do we just refuse to try and make a play on the ball?

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That ball was a punt.

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I'm not sure this is a stat, but I'm sure this defense has had to have set a record for number conversions given up on 3rd&8 or more given up in a year.

I'll be shocked if we overcome a 14-0 deficit

Edit: Big stop to hold them to three. Let's see if it means anything in the end.

Apparently a lead is a bigger worry

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

I don't think we can over come 7-0

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A TD here seals it

Unless lightning strikes two weeks in a row and we somehow hit on 3 deep balls, I agree

Hopefully their QB gets rookie of the week against us as well.

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

That was a good goal line stop.

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

Making every opponent looks like a playoff contender. Crazy grabs, dumb turnovers

Just tuned in a few minutes ago. The entire team looks terribly disinterested, as am I at the moment (headed out to fish in just a bit). Not sure what to say. Not much talent. Coaches learning on the job. Players disinterested.

I guess we all wait for next season to see if there's any progress.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Actually put Beck deep. Too bad they won't even let him try to run a pass route.

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This is at least 75% on this year's staff

You misspelled 115%

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Where is Wright? Burned his redshirt and featured him for last two weeks.

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Yet...Blumrick playing.

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Remember we had a long week to prepare for GT.

Yeah...but we spend the time getting worse. Almost wish we would have played them last Saturday.

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Down two scores and give up on the quarter.

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Let Brown air it out

Hokie Club member since 2017

Special teams sighting. I'm shocked

Hokie Club member since 2017

For those of y'all who say the players look disinterested, what exactly is making you say that? It may be hard for some of us to watch but I feel that's a strong accusation to make on our guys.

-Stick it in

Swiping aimlessly at the RB as he jaunts in for a TD.

WR getting trucked by DB on 3rd down screen.

Beyond that, the body language looks terrible.

I get that, I personally feel like those just come down to physicality, which Fuente and Hilgart didn't set us up well for.

If we didn't see a goal line stand or the offense responding to turnovers and an early deficit (albeit currently unable to turn it into points), then I may say it's effort.

-Stick it in

I will say, the nice ST play seems to have breathed some life into them.

I see the same sloppy tackling and out of position problems we've had all year; but I don't see a lack of enthusiasm. They are trying; they're just not good enough.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

This. I don't see standing around. I just see guys that can't quite make the killer play every time.

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

Lol..here we go

Two officials had a fantastic view and both made the conclusively wrong call. Amazing

Hokie Club member since 2017

Scoring streak lives lol

VB born, class of '14

idk if anyone else is watching this on ESPN3, or if y'all are getting the same commercials on TV, but this new Target commercial song is gonna kill me, and this is the first time I've heard it

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

I like this tucker halloway kid returning punts. Seems fundamentally sound

Hokie Club member since 2017

Yeah I'll just go ahead and emphasize my above comment from earlier in the game

Hokie Club member since 2017

Aged...beautifully

We Are The Virginia Tech Hokies...And We Play Football!

*Adibi's Army
**Chicken Hill Social Club

lol, is that not PI? anyways good stop

It's ACC refs, feels like we're playing roulette with the calls every down.

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

What does the coin look like that they flip when they are reviewing targeting

Hokie Club member since 2017

It was a clean hit.

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

Lol ok

Hokie Club member since 2017

Yeah. Looked like textbook targeting. Led with helmet, launched at head of offensive player.

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Was just trying to make a joke... guess it wasn't funny

Hokie Club member since 2017

that should've been picked

Well the Punting looks much better...so we got that going for us I suppose

Pryon is getting banged up. Slow to get up there.

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

I literally have never seen a worse defensive angle then what Kelli Lawson took wtf. That position has been a struggle for this team

Hokie Club member since 2017

Yeah..should have been 1-2 yd gain max

It was up there with Motu on Braxton's spin move

-Stick it in

That was more punt return yards than we had all year (combined)

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Amazing run by Black. Took the hand off and just waited for the hole and burst through.

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lol Thomas and Black same type runners definitely not

He'll of a catch by Blum!

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Autocorrect.

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Missed XP. Sure that won't come back to bite us.

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Hey man. We have 13 points by halftime. Just bask in that and let go of those negative vibes

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And yet...

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That pass to Blumrick was DANGEROUS. Glad it worked.

Love the Corps shots on TDs.

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

second xp missed this season

It was blocked. There's a difference.

GARBUTT!

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

Look, I've been avoiding criticism of this team all year because I believe it's a true Year 0 and it mostly doesn't matter. Obviously the penalties are a criticism, but the special teams is atrocious, and shouldn't necessarily be judged on the same level as everything else because it's not as difficult to fix. Stu better get his shit together, he's got a lot of experience, but man...I don't know.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

You should do this more often. I like the results.

I need to start criticizing everything

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

OMg

The LewDew, Professional Golf Bum

HOLLOWAY IS HIMMMMM

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

That's what I'm talking about. Beamer Ball. Boom!!

Special fucking teams gents!!!

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A punt return touchdown!!!!

wow a punt return TD by a true freshman

Redshirts are for suckers!!!!

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A SPECIAL TEAMS TOUCHDOWN !?!?!!? FUCK YEAH!!!!!

Shotgun some beers. Knock back all the shots. We celebrating right now!!!!

Holy duck

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

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

Holloway's bony language on that return looked like crap. I think he's given up πŸ˜‚

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

Agreed, and when he ran it into the end zone he dropped the ball afterwards. So this is what total capitulation looks like πŸ˜‚

very much disinterested, I think we all agree lol

I think we may have found a Punt returner.

Someone has secured their spot as punt returner.

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

HOLLOWAY ALL THE WAY!

We've found a punt returner

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Clearly terrible clock management by Pry calling those timeouts. Now he gave GT 50 seconds after that TD.... big /S

GO HOKIES!

MOAR Holloway pls. Guy looks made for a jet sweep. (Sorry not sorry)

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

I know who is wearing number 25 next week

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Now let's please not let them get points before half

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

Well

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

Heck of a response after almost going down 14-0.

Arguably the most complete quarter of the season. Hope they can ride the momentum through the second half.

Edit: until that 4th & 1

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

Please let us win at the football today...please.

I can't watch because it's blacked out here - but this thread sure turned around quick. πŸ˜…

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Yeah, what is up with the blackout. The one time I am free to watch a game I can't.

I've never seen two guys being back for a punt before, but I kinda like it. It lets one of them block the first man.

Beamer did it a few times towards the end of his tenure when we were having trouble getting yards on returns. Maybe 2012?

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

I'm more surprised we've scored 20 points.

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This team hates success.

...and tackling.

Huge Hold against us on that long run. Tackled one of our guys.

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

Letting teams get points at the end of the half is sooo frustrating.

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

At Virginia Tech we call that "routine"

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How was that dPI? Guy was holding Chapman and pulling him in (and didn't look for the ball).

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I know we haven't had a lot to be thrilled about this season, but dang I love me some Tyjuan Garbutt. Looks like a man among boys out there.

The whole front 7 is getting after it on pass rush. Blitzes are hitting.

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?

Not thrilled about letting them score before the half but, this is officially the most we've scored in the first half against an FBS team this year. Sad? Sure, but at least it's happening.

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First half observations:

Pyron is gonna die if they don't get better pass pro.

The long plays they've had were aided by a non-call on an obvious holding cal on the GT OL.

And the PI which was a legit call. Clean it up.

That PR blocking was a thing of beauty. That looked like a designed blocking scheme and that hole up the middle was huge.

Let's keep pounding on Pyron. He's been so close to making some big mistakes. Keep hitting him and the big turnover is coming.

Also, this broadcast crew is horrendous.

Let's Go Hokies!

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?

Only 2 penalties in the first half.

Don't tempt fate πŸ˜‚

I'll drink a beer for that.

Not surprised about Holloway, his high school return film was elite. Dude has some serious wheels, I hope he puts on weight and can contribute at receiver next year

Since we're obviously burning his redshirt, why not let him get some WR reps?

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Brent Key looks like you ordered Channing Tatum off wish

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

Flat first series after half, woof

VB born, class of '14

King drop on the swing pass killed the drive.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Pry better not let Arians leave Bburg with out getting his new OC/QB coach.

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?

We play such soft coverage on 3rd Down.

So many long conversions.

Wait, other teams are allowed to false start? Weird.

That Carter kid is carving us up today

Ugh I'll take the fg here. Consider that a win.

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

Finally a line it up under center and just get the yard

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

Stupid ass motion and gets hit in the head with the snap, killing the drive

VB born, class of '14

Damn we needed that! Forgot what getting turnovers looked like!

Btw-Lunchbox?

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FUCK YEAH!

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

Finally! A turnover and score

Conner looking like hulk hogan out there!

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?

LPD. Boom. Get it Hokies!!

That false start was my fault. I'll have another beer to fix it.

Guess it worked. Oh well, it's a great personal sacrifice but I'll just have to keep drinking.

Keli Lawson playing safety again, I see.

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

wow that was a great INT

Absolutely huge play there!!!

Defense and special teams have contributed more points than the offense.

Defense and special teams have out scored the GT offense

Almost outscored... my beer intake is higher than I thought

Or maybe not high enough?

Sounds like a Virginia Tech football game

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Nah they are equal now.

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

Beamerball!

Twitter me

Amazing pick six by Lawson. Swear I saw a GT receiver breaking open deep.

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

This is why you recruit length (keep your eye on Tavorian Copeland)

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Ross is going to have to work on elevating his kicks or blocks are going to be an ongoing problem.

He is just clearing the Line on XP..

I know who is wearing number 25 next week

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Lawson having a good day

Lawson covers ground QUICKLY

Giving me X Adibi vibes on that series.

I really hope we can get one more score. It's been a looong time since we've gotten to 30.

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That was a sick run by King.

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

Keyshawn King be back

The LewDew, Professional Golf Bum

Uncalled facemask.

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

Face mask?

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Let's put a td on the board and finish them. Plus scoring over 30 pts for the first time in the year would be nice.

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

do they not call facemasks anymore?

Really appreciate the replay.

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It's crazy, you return a punt and your offense plays with more juice

Just don't understand how you can be a Sr. C nearing the end of your career and not be able to snap the ball.

It's stuff like this that kills drives.

He usually just rolls it back

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Very underwhelming playcalling there.

Oh no, Brent Pry is taking notes instead of running on the field and screaming at Johnny Jordan for a false start. This is emblematic of his ineptitude and lack of passion as a football coach based solely on my anecdotal evidence when the camera pans to him a few times a game. I will conveniently ignore that he is the head coach and defensive playcaller and not the offensive coaching staff, or whether the note is for addressing it in practice, or if the player in question won't be on the team next year, or that the line is learning a new scheme, or if yelling at players or showing emotion on the sideline has any correlation with winning football games.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Well written.

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

And so it begins.......that lack of killer instinct

The LewDew, Professional Golf Bum

Leaving points on the field is going to cost us

VB born, class of '14

We just refuse to score 30 points.

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Well shit....need another stop D

Someone on here said a few weeks ago that this team knows how to compound errors like no one else.

They deserve to go Plaid x100000.

Just cannot under any circumstances stop shooting ourselves in the foot.

are these announcers lame or what

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I thought my vacuum cleaner did a great job in the third quarter in bringing some energy to the broadcast.

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

Keep hitting the QB and getting pressure. Least it's a two score game.

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 hope Connor is ok, we really can't afford to lose a DB right now

It was Griffin.

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OFFENSE STEP ON THEIR THROATS HERE PLZ

VB born, class of '14

We got that shit!

That was stupid going for it. Like sometime we would do.

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That was 100% the right call. They just couldn't execute. It was at most a yard to go.

Twitter me

Everyone that said this team was checked out on effort needs to apologize. That was a hell of a 4th down stop.

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

The only ones giving up on this team are some of the fans.

Defense!!

Can't ask anymore of the D or ST now, Bowen.

Put some damn points on the board.

It would great to see the offense grind it and end up with points

I'll just take the points and not get cute with the timing.

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Agreed...bottom line: points

When our RBs hesitate and let the play develop, they seem to always get a 1st down.

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FINISH THEM!!
Insert John creese gif

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

gt has to know what is coming on every play now so impressed by this running game

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Pass to Wright here would work.

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Lol

Clockwork

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Damn pry out there checking on the other teams injured player. Hell of a guy.

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

Dammit, dammit, dammit, dammit!!!!!!!

unbelievable

Ugh...why can't we have nice things.

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

Or 30 friggin points

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Speechless...

Need the Herbstreit gif

You've got to me kidding me.

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Turnovers Kill. Ugh.

we really know how to lose games late huh

Of course

Wtf

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 think he stepped out at the 25.

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

I mean we were about to put the game out of reach and we flip that and go to only up 4

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

This feels familiar

King has accounted for 14 GT points today

10

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

Huh?

How does his fumble on the four give them points when they drive 95 yards down the field?

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The espn game cast is all f'd up. What is actually going on? It says we recovered a fumble but then the score went to 27-22

King fumbled about the 10.

Defensively we decided matching up Dax with a much faster WR across the middle of the field would be wise...boom TD

I cannot believe how bad this Football team is.

Like stages of a nightmare at this point.

The game was literally in-hand 90 secs ago.

It's fucking mindboggling

How does Dax end up 1 on 1 with a wide receiver?

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Good offensive coordinator.

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This team has the weirdest ability. If we go for a big play (third and long, sack, missed iNT, etc), and don't get it...they just kind of go through the motions (sit back and aren't aggressive) and let the other team drive down and score.

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I likey Delane. We need to get his brother.

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

How are we going to shoot ourselves in the foot this time, well, let me count the ways

Edit: AND THERE IT IS

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INT

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wow my stream is lagging big time

Where has this Holston been?

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king was doing really well pre-fumble

Danny is always open

Hate to see Thomas get hurt. He's played such a clean game /s

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Good Holston sighting

I like Good Holston

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You know for a bad football team, GT talks A LOT of shit.

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Name a better combo, this team and finding new ways to lose

Why would you go pass happy there?

My god, its like they're trying to lose

This is my school
This is home

Still don't understand how the prior play wasn't PI. He ran over our WR before the ball got there.

We put the K in Kwality

Turnovers .... Ah Crap

Way to go Wells!

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?

Lofton can go away...bounced right off of him

it's happening ...

That was not PI on Chapman

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right on queue

Gotta catch that ball.

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

Lawson is going to be a monster.

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Lofton needs to work at DB.

LMAO calling that but not the one on them

100% play calling produced that turnover. Having success running the ball and you abandon it to pass. Mind blowing.

We are getting closer to a win. Perhaps next week.

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

Sometimes it's better to just tackle the runner instead of trying to strip him while engaged.

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

We don't love dem Hoos.

Grant Wells should have stopped playing football in high school

Go for it

That last pick was all on Lofton

Driving down the field with Holston picking up 5 a clip. Clock running with lead in 4th qtr and we go to a 3 pass series that results in int. Wtf

Yeah that is inexcusable. That's bad playcalling no matter how you slice it.

We may still win the game, but when you pull stuff like that, it does wonder if Bowen has any kind of situational awareness to his playcalling

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This is home

Huh.

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

Lmao..runover by a QB

Our defensive ability to just forgot how to tackle is mind numbing.

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The holding on our edge rushers today has been remarkably blatant with out a call.

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?

Hard to believe there are still six minutes left in the epic collapse

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Huge sack. No quit.

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

Huge sack

he really unloaded there

Need a 4th and ten or longer here.

Edit: first and ten

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

Lawson taking care of business.

Why use a TO there???

Because of course

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Missed the big play (stopping on them on 3rd and 19). Now we'll give up a TD.

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Called time out and still let them get the first down.......wow

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Should have never called it gave them more time to call thw right play. It was bullshit. This coaching staff is fucking trash!

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?

This team is so bad

they converted on 3rd and 19, this is on the coaching staff I'm so sick of watching this team every week

Un-fucking believable

We call a timeout in order to give them extra time to give up a 3rd and19.

Thank you! That was fucking garbage. Just shit coaching.

Bob: What would ya say ya do here?

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

What the Fuck is happening.

Earlier this year I preached patience with the coaching staff because we really just don't have a good roster and its hard to make chicken salad out of chicken shit.

However, the last 2 weeks the players themselves have absolutely shown legitimate improvement to their game, and our playcalling has absolutely let them down. We've been in position to put both games out of reach and our own coaches are slitting our own wrists from the sideline. Its flat inexcusable behavior from men who absolutely should be better than this.

Bowen needs to go. Going pass happy as Holsten is gaining 5 or 6 a clip with a completely gassed defense is batshit insane. Strip him of playcalling duties. That gamble didn't pay off, Pry.

This is my school
This is home

Alum- I said this a month ago about Bowen and you told me to 'shut the fuck up. Full stop' and doubled down telling me to 'stuff my opinion'. You got the mod -100 downvote for it. Im glad you are on board now, but i feel you owe me an apology sir.

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

this team has that remarkable ability to fold consistently

These are the games that hurt. I'd rather us get blown out than have the game the game in our fingers and then throw it away.

Haha we are going to lose. That's unreal. It's comical at this point.

And we let the QB run straight up the middle for a 9 yard TD.

We put the K in Kwality

You called it.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

was the one thing we didn't plan for.

It's almost as if our game plan is only good for one QB.

Any other can cut through it like butter.

Welp it was a fun 2 1/2 qtrs

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

That time out call was unacceptable. What the fuck was Pry thinking. Good god. Absolute horse shit.

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?

When clearly anything that could have happened would have been at LEAST as good as what actually happened.

I'm not sure what your point is but I am assuming honorable intent. You don't give an offense in a 3rd and 19 more time to game plan. It's just terrible coaching.

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?

And there it is, two epic collapses in back to back weeks

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Just aim for the referee, they'll never tackle you there.

thats a wrap fire up the vent thread

Feels like the team and coaching went into coast mode with big leads 2 weeks in a row

That missed fg hurts.

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

GT didn't need that help from the ref.

Dax needs to run him over there

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

This what happens when you have a bunch of players that don't know how to win. Just cant do anything right

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

This game was much better when I wasn't watching.

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

ok if they didn't call targeting on the GT player there is no way in hell this should be targeting

In a game where you might/probably/will need a winning offensive drive. You call a TO on defense at 3rd and 19. This makes no sense unless we had 12 guys on field. I'm willing to quit my IT job and become a football consultant to this program. Wtf

We had the ball inside their 10 to go up 34-16. Fumble, give up a 90 yard drive. Get the ball have a nice drive stop running the ball, INT. Give up a 65 yard drive to lose the lead.

That's after missing a FG that would have put up 2 scores.

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we're really living up to the chokies moniker

Players who don't know how to win+ Coaching staff that doesn't know what they are doing= 2022 Virginia Tech Football

I don't know how you let that much space on the third and 19 to let the guy catch it in space and run for a first down. That play right 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

They called TO to tell the safeties to drop 25 yds deep

Just the latest on a long list of inexcusable things.

I don't know how you call you a time out to give them more time to game plan for that play. Oh, and then your defense shits the bed anyways. This coaching staff needs a few hard smacks to the face for that non sense.

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?

If Farrell doesn't start every game the rest of the year I'm not watching. This whole team stinks, Wells is not the future, that's very clear, let the young guy take his lumps now so hopefully we can build next season and he's not starting from scratch. Wells is far from the only one with blame, but the Wells experiment should be over now

Go for it

I was really hoping we'd get 250+ out of Wells every game. Too many duds out there

Glad that missed XP didn't come back to hurt us.

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My confidence that we get in FG range is low, faith that we get a good kick if that happens is a bit better than I feel about winning the Powerball tonight

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

If we lose by one two weeks in a row....

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

Time to fire this team up.

Serious PI there.

Run on 1st down. That's different.

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We would probably have done a ton better if sims had actually started

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

Clear PI. Hit Blue in the head before the ball gets there. Next play False Start

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Followed by a sack (5th). Pry should watch other teams play us.

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ACC refs see false starts much better than they see obvious pass interference

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How was that not PI

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

They can see false start, just not PI.

Good lord...slot WR had no one within 10 yds on that 1st Down.....R...P...O!!!!!

Turnovers and Penalties. SMH

Pretty neat how their DBs are allowed to get away with murder every play

Ballgame

Unbelievable Hokie Chokie

This is my school
This is home

Ballgame

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

Fuck that center judge

Dude needs to retire

Hokie Club member since 2017

Rudolph can go back to Wisconsin.

His OL is a joke.

Hard to build an OL with spare parts on one year.

I can teach 5 ten year-olds not to False start 5+ times every game.

Dude is mailing it in, period.

But every OL has graded drastically lower than prior years. They have regressed.

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Turn off the lights the party is over

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I haven't been pissed at a game so far this year like I am now. Wtf

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'm instantly regretting slipping out of my overtime shift to watch the end of this game

We're giving up one first down away from losing.

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Not gonna put this lightly. Have the team needs to be cut. Got way too many losers on the team

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

Half of them are on the coaching staff...

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?

Maybe but I'm gonna give them 2 years to either get rid of the bad coaches and let them get dawgs

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

Second straight week of a choke job...this is fucking pathetic

How in the world is it not PI if you get tackled before you can catch the ball. Might as well just skip the down

Hokie Club member since 2017

Really poor clock management... again. Really disappointed in the right side of the OL on that 3rd down and on Wells inability to feel what is going on in the pocket.

Is coronavirus over yet?

Like, I know the roster sucks, we don't have a team of good players, and we knew this before the year. But the last 2 games have been absolutely winnable, and our offensive playcalling has absolutely shot ourselves in the foot over and over and over again. I just don't get it.

This is my school
This is home

This isn't playcalling, this is an absolute inability to execute.

Going pass happy when Holston was slicing them up is on playcalling

Holsten is getting 5 or 6 yards a clip on that 2nd to last drive, and as soon as we cross midfield, we throw 3 times leading to an INT. THAT is awful playcalling in a very high leverage moment

This is my school
This is home

Perhaps, but that's not really what lost this game.

There were plenty of opportunities there, and we just didn't have the ability to take advantage of them.

We literally fumbled it away.

I told my friends it great having my Saturdays back this year. Why oh why did I get sucked into watching this sh!t show?

Wells is not really aware of what is going on around him and is too slow reading the defense. Too many sacks because he is still surveying the field when he runs out of time and does not see the defender closing in.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Does anyone else think that first time out was dumber than a fence post now?

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I think everyone does

Can't keep playing Hanson, man

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

we're gonna need a Tyrod to Danny Coale part 2 to win this one

Wow...that 3rd T.O. sure would be useful, ehh??

Good thing we used it so wisely

Why does our defender never meet the ball carrier head on?

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Tackled clear 2 yards out of bounds. No call

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Thats 15-yds. Hit him well out of bounds.

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?

Nm, close to the sideline on slow mo

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?

Come on Holloway.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

And of course we fumble

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And no flag on the tackle way out of bounds of course

Ugh. Cmon wells.

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

Worst coached football team I've ever seen...and I'm old.

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There goes that high school QB again.

Go for it

Love that you only come around to be negative after no longer being an "insider"

VB born, class of '14

Enlighten me on what there is to be positive about? The 2 win season? the QB that can't throw a 5 yard out route, or the oline that can't stay on the snap count when they know it?

Go for it

My streaming connection got lost.

I only wish it had happened about 10 minutes earlier.

Two words. Jason Brown. You gotta be f-ing kidding me

Like I said if he haven't taking the job yet he just as bad or worse. Put Farrell in there

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

yea we're not making a bowl now so put the freshman in

lol

Hilarious!

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

I have lost track of how many times we shot ourselves in the foot this game. Hokie Chokie football to the max

The LewDew, Professional Golf Bum

pathetic

lmfao

Most disappointed/upset I've been at the team this year by far.

How can a team be this adverse to winning?

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

Wells. Leave. Never play down here again

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

We have to take wells out. He consistently loses games by himself

And Brown wouldn't even put us in position to give a game away. He's not better. Neither is Farrell.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

Right now Wells could throw 8 picks and still be in the game. There has to be some consequence to not doing what you're asked and not taking care of the ball.

Play the least talented guy if he can manage the game better

The consequence is losing. Brown had a worse INT rate at SCar last year and can't make the plays Wells can make. It's all bad, but there's not a better option.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

We aren't winning any games. How in the fuck is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results better than playing another QB. That makes zero sense.

Wanna get absolutely blown the fuck out in winnable games? Bench Wells. Try another QB who has both a lower floor and a lower ceiling and is just as chaotic. Good luck.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

We literally have nobody better.

This is my school
This is home

Doesn't matter, there needs to be accountability

100%

But only for certain players. Others make mistakes and don't get the hook (looking at you DBs). Some, like King get pulled to "think about what happened".

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See y'all Monday, it's hoops season

what

the

fuck

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

Whelp.

Every time you get a breath of fresh air and a little hope. A VT coach or player sharts in your mouth. That's how this feels.

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?

Wow.

Grant Wells should never touch a football at this university again. The job this coaching staff has done is malpractice at best. It's not even that we're losing, it's HOW we're losing that is so unbelievably frustrating. Our fans deserve so much better

No we dont. We got spoil as fuck by beamer and if it wasn't for him we would have always sucked. This football program has only had one very successful coach

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

The fans are the ones that continue to pack that stadium despite the shit show that continues to be put out on the field. Coaches and players will come and go but the fans will always exist. Spoiled in no way describes our fan base because ultimately you're insinuating that we didn't appreciate what we had when we were a good program.

WE COMPLAINED A SHIT TON WHEN BEAMER WAS THE COACH. WHY CAN'T WE BE BETTER ON OFFENSE? WHY CAN'T WE WIN BIG GAMES? WHY CANT WE WIN BOWL GAMES? But hey ignore it I guessπŸ™„

I must have read a thousand faces
I must have robbed them of their cause
Sickened thirst, Sickened thirst
Keeps it together
Soft white glow in the cranium
A bullseye made sedated

He shouldn't never play, he just should've been coached to learn this year. Meaning not feeling like you can do literally anything and still have the starting job

In my mind both things can be true.

Fuck this man....

Well, the season is over. Play all the freshmen the rest of the year.

Doesn't matter if it's cake or pie as long as it's chocolate.

Today was when it was over lol ?

Time to tune in to Hendon's game

we're absolute trash. I'm actually wondering if we would have more wins if Fuente was still the coach. not saying I want him back by any means

Hate saying it, but probably... which is gut wrenching

This team would definitely have more wins this year with Fuente. We were never gonna be good again with him, but he'd have us in the 4-8, 3-9 floor.

Pry's floor is obviously lower thanks to Fuente, but we'll hopefully see a higher ceiling at some point

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

How does a six yard run help in that situation at all. Would've rather him thrown a pick deep or throw it away.

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

Shhhh you sound like a real football coach

Wells has absolutely zero situational awareness, game management skills, or ball security. Next Up.

Or accuracy on any throw other than the deep ball

He looked deep, wasn't there, open field in front of him and he chose to try to pick up the first down. Might have picked it up but the ball got knocked out. If he doesn't get it, there's still enough time to where they can scramble to keep running plays. There was like what, 1:00 minute when we snapped? Still ok to go down in the field of play. In a perfect world, yeah, its better to throw it away, but its not like the decision was the worst either.

I changed my mind, fire everyone.

Their performance is small time.

And for all that money spent, I've said it over and over, it will not make a difference to just spend it all paying people over market price

Coaches just tanking at this point for the higher draft pick. Pretty genius

Idk man, trying to run out the clock and getting chunk yards with King then he coughs it up and then Wells fumbles out in the open to put the game away...I'm putting this one on the players. They played hard for 3 quarters but you gotta figure out how to finish. Defense has to get stops. Offense has to hold on to the ball.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

They did they just couldn't finish and kept letting GT back in the game. Offense executed pretty good for the most part. We had a missed fg and fumbles deep on their side of the field that should have lead to points.

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

It's an improvement overall on the season. They played well but yeah the guys on the field need to learn how to close.

Outside it's night time, but inside it's LeDay

It hurts right now, but of course you're right.

An improvement in this season which is historically bad. Way way worse than anything Fu ever did

Well at least we lost in terrible fashion

This game has been the most frustrating I have watched. I wasn't even mad at the ODU loss. This one has ruined my day. It's typical VT. Find ways to lose a game, can't find ways to finish. Calling different plays when one set is working. A missed fg. F

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

Sometimes a coaching staff just finds ways to win and finds way to lose. It's early and yet I am establishing ours as the latter

A different way every week

Stop blaming the players. They played hard and didn't lose by making stupid/selfish plays. They lost trying.

This is...and every loss this year is 100% on the coaches. Pry need to take a hard look at himself and raise his hand asking for help. This staff cannot win. I don't care of you gifted them 5-star lineup (it's not lack of talent). Good coaching is doing more with with less. They will not put the right personnel in the game, call plays to their strengths, or perform basic game management skills.

We put the K in Kwality

Someone give him Jerry Kill's #

2 fumbles deep inside GT territory and the defense giving up 10 pts in return is not on the coaches.

Edit: my issues with coaching calls is throwing when running is working which led to the INT and the super soft coverage on 3d and 19 allowing them to convert.

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'd say the long TD drives were on the coaches. Who called the alignments to put Dax in coverage (or kept him in the game when the entire stadium knew they had to pass)? Who back off the blitzes? Who made the alignment calls to leave the entire middle of the field wide open for delayed draws?

Good coaches put players in positions to succeed. Ours do not.

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Dax is a good linebacke5, but not a pass coverage player, DON'T FORCE HIM TO DO IT!

That was my point. Coaching mistake to have him in coverage or in the game in obvious passing situations.

We put the K in Kwality

Yeah. the coaches shouldn't have called the turnover play four times.

I care more about Hendon's 99 vick-esk run then our own hokies. That is sad. But nothing a hooker can't fix

This is just like being back in college (late 80's - early 90's). Only I don't feel 20 again, unfortunately.

HTHokie93

Get you some testosterone and you will lol

Just look at the size and build of the players in the TN/GA game. We look like the JV team compared to these guys.

4th quarter failure. Bench Wells

I liked the logo lettering on the hip.

This is going to be great for the ACC.

It's going to take some. 1987, a new coach named Frank Beamer took the VT team to a 2 - 9 season. It sucks, but we need to show some patience.