Ask TKP: You have one question for Fuente post-spring --

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How does he worship the portal?

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

What's the most almost arrested you've ever been?

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

That elicited a lot of laughter.

Do you know anybody that can get me on Augusta?

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

Why do they really call Andy Dalton "The Red Rocket"?

15 Straight

Virginia Tech has had a sustained 20+ years of "good" football. Fuente has maintained that good status, as VT is known nationally to be a "good" football program. What is his vision to turn VT into a "great" football program? What should we as fans be looking for to help him sell that vision?

Something something... Hokie Club

What is your reasoning behind limiting media access? If he wont answer that question, from all of your years in coaching, what year have you been most pleased with your offense? (i.e. not having to hold back players because QB is limited, etc.)

What are your "zone buster" concepts for the passing game?

Five star get after it 100 percent Juice Key-Playing. MAN

What's your favorite restaurant in the Burg?

What do you enjoy doing during down time?

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

He and Bud Foster answered this in 2017 spring game. It was disappointing.

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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If Thanos gets killed in Endgame, who do you think defeats him?

Disclaimer: haven't watched anything since before civil war, so no way this contains spoilers

Deadpool

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

Ant man πŸ‘‰πŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Recruit Prosim

...That's what Maryland does.

I don't give a damn what the fans think cause, quite frankly, I know what the fans want better than they do.

I vote Gamora... i have no intel to tell me i'm right, it just feels like vindication is the way this will unfold.

You must not be up to date on memes or theories

Recruit Prosim

Nope, i'm most definitely not. I've been too busy trying to catchup after watching so many of these movies out of order... still need to get Ragnarok, Dr. Strange, and Ant-Man/Wasp watched before I head to the theater....

Maybe all of this is some simulated exercise by Jarvis, and every movie since Winter Soldier has just been part of it... or maybe Ultron actually succeeded and the human race is gone... or Rogers is just dreaming, still trapped in the ice somewhere.

Go watch Ragnarok as soon as you can. It is hands-down one of the most fun movies I have ever seen.

"Sooner or later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our heart with tolerance."
-Stan Lee

"Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing."
-Ron Swanson

"11-0, bro"
-Hunter Carpenter (probably)

When are we going to win the national Championship?

Hokies, Local Soccer, AFC Ajax, Ravens

You obviously do not follow our bass fishing team

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

KCCO

Assuming he would give you the real answer, "Do we have a championship (ACC) caliber QB on the roster, currently or one that is developing into one?"

Assuming he is going to give a semi coach speak answer, "What are his ideas to re-involve the fanbase the other 8 months of the year?"

"I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Colonel Sanders via Ricky Bobby

What channel will the spring game be on next year?

Are all of the guys that were on "thin ice" when you got here, gone now?

Who will sit on the iron throne?

Tyrod did it Mikey, Tyrod did it!!

What is the coaching staff's strategy to improve Dax's performance in the Benny's Challenge?

This is a great question. I was pretty surprised he *only* ate 4 slices

Danny is always open
23 can't read

Gotta give credit to the other team. That pizza really came out there and played within itself, had a great game.

What is the programs plan for improving recruiting?

Overheard as Duke assistant coaches took elevator down from press box: β€œGuys, they stopped the run with a three-man front.” - David Teel Tweet 2018

Winning.

There are wolves and there are sheep, I am the sheep dog

If I can paint a house in 5 hours and you can paint a house in 3 hours, how long would it take us to paint a house together?

15 / 8 or 1.875 hours. And you're hired for the next house I build.

I want answers... and I want them NOW.

I've just always wanted to say that to a grown person and make them look really alarmed.

Leonard. Duh.

Would you be nterested in oilfield work?

VT '10, Born & Raised in the 804.
Rockin the Bakken.
β€œWhen life deals you lemons, pick β€˜em up and chuck β€˜em at Gritty.”

I'm down for anything.

Leonard. Duh.

Does he get to play the River Course for free? Also, would he need a partner for a member-guest tourney?

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

I believe coaches have free membership to Blacksburg Country Club but not sure about what their deal is with the River Course.

"And guess what, you've wandered into our school of tuna and we now have a taste of lion." -Allen Gamble, The Other Guys
@Doooougie07

I see you're a project manager. Construction? We do a client appreciation tournament there. Need A/E services for anything?

Not really, no. We don't really delve into any design-build type stuff (I assume that's what you mean).

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Do you understand that by alienating the fan base (more and more each year), that you will be judged exclusively on wins and losses - and last year was the worst season in terms of W-L record in 20+ years?

How do you feel the spring game this year compared to years past - benefits for the team / practice, recruiting, fan expereince, excitement for the program? Do you think it will help future HC donations?

If you can find the Sirius XM interview from today (23 April) that Fireman posted, he talked for about a minute on his approach to the spring game this year and how it was different from other years. Not a full answer to all of your points but he did address how it allowed him to have 'more live action', for him to be 'less nervous' with health and injuries, and to have a couple of game planning and opponent specific practices after the spring game.

Run to Win. Pass To Score
Josh Jackson on Ricky Walker - β€œβ€œHe is the captain of this team, He’s the leader. He’s the bell cow, the Pail Holder.β€œ

At the end of the 2016 Pitt game, why, instead of kneeling to run out the clock, did you elect to run several fake jet sweeps/QB runs--a play that caused fumbles multiple times that season--with our backup QB?

Why does he have an antiquated view that access to the team equates to less competitive advantage?

When he hired in, did he develop a 3-5 year plan for the program and does he feel the program is ahead or behind? Does he have a new plan, if so, what is it?

Whatever. It was one bad year.

Come to Blacksburg and see what the Hokie Pokie is really all about

Could he look Frank in the eyes and tell him he's done the best job he could do?

Recruit Prosim

Are you open to changing the defensive coordinator title to be "Bud Foster" so that all futures DCs will be Virginia Tech's Bud Foster? If so then who do I talk to to make this happen?

30 comments in and there's no duck sized horses vs horse sized duck question.. you all are slacking

Please we all know the best question is who would win in a fight between a grilled cheese and a taco

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

Taco has more ingredients...grilled cheese is just cheese and bread...

but the grilled cheese can be transformed into so much more with the addition of a single ingredient. Fried egg, bacon, ham, sliced apple, etc.

It is a canvas on which to create something as opposed merely a food item.

Adding an ingredient to a taco is not as transformative as it already has many ingredients.

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

What hasn't Ryan Willis been named the starter going in to Fall camp?

The doll's trying to kill me and the toaster's been laughing at me.

Because we are months away from fall camp.

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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Training camp for the 2019 season is literally the next thing on the football calendar. Willis is obviously going to be the starter.

It seems a little disrespectful to me not to name him the starting QB, at least heading into camp. Otherwise you're basically saying that he's lost his starting job from 2018.

The doll's trying to kill me and the toaster's been laughing at me.

Summer workouts are a huge part of Fuente football training and evaluation.

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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Thats interesting. It's sort of like the phrase of "voluntary" workouts in the NFL. The coaches are not allowed to interact with the players during the summer, but he still uses it as part of his evaluation. Can they actually watch film with the coaches during this time or is it that the coaches just can't be on the field?

It's sort of like the phrase of "voluntary" workouts in the NFL.

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

I think it might be helpful to empower team leaders who will actually be taking part in those workouts.

I hate to take this cheap shot, but considering last year's team seemed to have virtually no leadership, maybe Fuente should consider the opposite strategy of what he did in the past.

The doll's trying to kill me and the toaster's been laughing at me.

What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?

VT '10, Born & Raised in the 804.
Rockin the Bakken.
β€œWhen life deals you lemons, pick β€˜em up and chuck β€˜em at Gritty.”

African or European?

Pain is Temporary, Chicks Dig Scars
Glory is Forever, Let's Go Hokies!!

Pain is Temporary, Chicks Dig Scars
Glory is Forever, Let's Go Hokies!!

What are you doing differently to encourage a cohesive locker room going forward?

Burning up Instagram obviously.

Proud author of one plaid comment.

Would you look into having an alumni day where former players (especially those in the NFL) and current players meet in Blacksburg?

At what point last season did you lose the locker room? Has it been relocated, and have the Merryman Center and Lane Stadium room maps been updated accordingly?

Coach, I know you and every coach has a way that they prefer to run your program and I respect that. With that being said, do you think the ripple effect of losing a locker room in a particular season with a particular class has a way smaller impact than losing the fans due to minimal contact and information with the team? Follow up; Do you have visibility into the fanbase feeling left out?

Jeremiah 29:11 and Go Hokies!

Who has the best fast food Spicy Chicken Sandwich?

Unveil now
Lift away
I see you
Running

Deceiver
Chased away
A long time
Coming

Breakfast or regular?

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

Anytime

Unveil now
Lift away
I see you
Running

Deceiver
Chased away
A long time
Coming

Spicy chicken, egg 'n cheese (🀫 don't tell French) from Bojangle's for breaks, mate. Chic-fil-a USED to have one, but did away with it [insert boo this man gif]. As far as other meals, well, currently haven't settled on one yet.

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

not sure if you mean specifically breakfast, but Chick-Fil-A definitely still has a spicy chicken sammich on the menu

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

Well the only 2 in town (C'ville) USED to have it, now no longer do (for quite some time). Must be a location thing.

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

The Chick-Fil-A near me also stopped serving the spicy chicken biscuit several months ago. No idea the reasoning, but I don't like. Was definitely my go to breakfast item there.

What a savings

Wendy's

Whatever. It was one bad year.

Come to Blacksburg and see what the Hokie Pokie is really all about

It's a bit passive aggressive in here ...

Proud author of one plaid comment.

That tone is going to happen when steps are taken to disengage from the fanbase

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

If you could go back and say one thing to Jerod Evans to keep him in Blacksburg in 2017, what would it be?

Do you want to be a backup arena football league QB in Baltimore in just two years?

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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What does NBA on the spring shirts stand for? If you don't want to answer directly which is closest?

1. No Bitches Allowed
2. No Berating alumni
3. No Bad Attitudes
4. Nostradamus Buys Apples
5. Norway beats Afghanistan
6. Naughty Bitches Apply
7. Never Bother Alchemists

No Bitching Anytime

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

New Botox, Amy?

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Not Batman, Antman!

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

Nother Beer Amigo
No Banjos Asshole
Never Beat Armadillos
Next Best Apostle
Need Busch Always

(add if applicable) /s

That second one is Ned Beatty's personal catchphrase.

"Sooner or later, if man is ever to be worthy of his destiny, we must fill our heart with tolerance."
-Stan Lee

"Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing."
-Ron Swanson

"11-0, bro"
-Hunter Carpenter (probably)

Nicaraguans Bet Aggressively
Never Bulldoze Apartments
New Balance: Alright
Nothing Before Aardvark
Nipples Butts Ass
Nonetheless, Bees Antagonize
Nude Breakfast Aparatus
Nana Be Angry

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

As a chemist, I can assure you that the answer is definitely Never Bother Alchemists - they're a strange folk

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

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

No letters Before A

Hey Coach, thanks for taking my question! When you're done taking a hot Narduzzi, do you stand or sit to wipe?
I'ma hang up and listen to ya.

"You know when the Hokies say 'We are Virginia Tech' they're going to mean it."- Lee Corso

Butt stuff. ALWAYS butt stuff on here!

UVA is a great place to take a dump.

Very genre-savvy of you. Applause.

Why should we be excited about this season?

See above

Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies

Nothin But Angst

(add if applicable) /s

WHat is the weird recruiting story you've experienced at Tech so far? You can leave out names if you want.

1. What are the top 2 or 3 challenges you see to get this program to the next level?

2. What do you love most about VT?

Hokie fan | W&M grad

Why oh why did the Giants take Daniel Jones #6 overall??????????????????????????????????????????????????

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

Ask the owner in all of his "infinite wisdom".

UVA is a great place to take a dump.