Fuente Baylor Flirtations Song and Dance Pt 2

Is it time for thread 2?

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Might as well just call it day 2, the way Fuente shares info we will have 1000 comments a day until some news breaks.

Whatever. It was one bad year.

Seasonal Brew means High ABV for football season and standard the rest of the year.

But we were so close to 1k comments!

The Orange and Maroon you see, that's fighting on to victory.

had to....

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I mean we still can hit 1000 because some men just want to watch the world burn

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

Well now we're at 1k, and I can't even get the thread to load.

We managed to hit 1k comments on one post in just barely over 24 hours Fam we are peak off-season TKP

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

It's like we killed three kegs between ten bros on a spring break hoorah in Ft Lauderdale, that were purchased at 10 am, and consumed by 1 am, and we're all sitting around the keg staring at each other, like woah, dude, waiting for the strippers to show up.

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BSME 2009

This right here is my favorite comment.

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

Can we smoke a fatty while waiting for the strippers?

"Hey Bud, you wont have to hold the opponent to 17 points anymore."

TKP

Meanwhile at TKP server room

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

Jeff, is that you?

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

well shoot, i just got to work...otherwise i would be searching for and posting a gif from we're the millers.

Just checking Twitter this morning and it seems like no one knows anything...

A little background the tweets from the WTathleticsITK handle has only those tweets so sounds like a made up account and nothing more. Itll be interesting to see if we get an announcement from someone today

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

Yeah, the profile claims they work in the Athletic Department and broke the Buzz news way back when, but I'm not buying it.

Hi I'm Bill Lawson and I know things, like, the sun will come up tomorrow. Unless it's cloudy then you just won't see it.

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

The Bill Lawson account has been proven to be full of shit over the years. If Fuente actually had a meeting with Whit and was fired yesterday we would have heard about it from more than one random twitter egg, hell the athletics department probably would have put out an official statement right after it happened, there would be no reason to keep it a secret at that point.

As for the other Baylor account, who knows.

Based on the VT player Twitter posts that I am seeing. It seems that the players did not now what was going on yesterday. And then at about 3 PM yesterday the players all went twitter silent. That was about the time of the "Baylor media event." which wasn't open to the public.

See it's this Mat with different conclusions you can jump too...

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โ€œI served in the United States Navy"

KCCO

None of these accounts know a damn thing.

I have no idea why my username is VT_Warthog.

Arkansas blew a 24-0 lead in the Belk Bowl.

It's like you assembled the Avengers of shitty uninformed tweets.

Joffrey, Cersei, Ilyn Payne, the Hound, Jeff Jagodzinski, Paul Johnson, Pat Narduzzi.

Good morning! As of right now, 7am 1/16/20, Justin Fuente is still our head coach.

TKPhi Damn Proud
BSME 2009

I know situations like this shouldn't be rushed, but I really want to know something today.

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So here is where I believe we are at.

Fu has this job at Baylor if he wants it. It's more money, support, it's just more everything. That's hard for Hokie fans to swallow but its a fact. It's also closer to his family.

I don't get the idea he wants it. And please read this next statement carefully.

I am constantly talking about lack of resources. This is in no way me trying to prop up that argument. So please don't thank that this is a loaded message.

But, this very much seems like Fu feels a bit slighted with regards to how much support his staff is getting. Baylor has ponied up the money not only to him, but to build a staff that can get it done off and on the field. I don't think Fu is confident that will ever happen here.

I have been critical of Fu and a lot of the decisions he's made, but to be fair I don't want people thinking this was just him running off to grab the cash elsewhere. I get the idea he wants to make this work.

If Fu does leave, it opens up a huge can of worms. This isn't going to be easy, it's going to be messy, we will lose recruits and current players, and the next couple of years will be a roller coaster again.

The visit today was a recruiting pitch by Baylor to Fu, it's his job if he wants it. We will know by Friday, and possibly as soon as tomorrow imo.

VTathleticsITK on twitter says Fuente fired and has not been offered Baylor job. Can't embed right now. Scrambling to get kids ready for the day.

I don't believe for a second that Whit is dumb enough to pay Fuente 8 figures to fuck off for taking an interview.

The Orange and Maroon you see, that's fighting on to victory.

I agree. I've stopped believing everything at this point. Has been an odd situation all the way around. Just thought I'd share.

And looking up, I need to drink.

There are two things wrong with this. 1 this guy makes a burner account to "break the news" which immediately gets rid of any credibility. 2 No AD in their right mind buys out a coach contract mid January.

(add if applicable) /s

I've been critical of Fuente all season and wanted him gone after the Duke game. But like we've all said this timing would be awful and we're set up for a decent season this year.

But by now I hope he gets this job just so I don't have to hear him talk about how this is home and how much he loves the fans hear knowing it's all a facade. Just end this shit.

I have no idea why my username is VT_Warthog.

Arkansas blew a 24-0 lead in the Belk Bowl.

Fuente just posted 2020 let's go with his VT staff

This is his way of addressing all this? After the last 36 hours of rumors hanging over his program?

He's got some explaining to do.

For what? He's a professional that was checking his options. He owes us public nothing. And I'm sure Whit will get satisfactory answers to HIS questions in due time, if he hasn't already.

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

Then don't address it and allow all of our competitors to negatively recruit against us because he's one foot out the door.

Coaches interview all the time. Coaches get named for jobs all the time, and don't take them. If a kid gets recruited away because Fuente went for an interview closer to his home, then he can go suit up for someone else.

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

I am stunned that this is his initial way to address this whole fiasco.

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

He is so tone deaf. After all he put us through yesterday and all he says is "2020 - Let's go!"

Personally, I want him to be tone deaf to this situation. He needs to do his job, and not deal with every little hissy fit or melt down on this (and other) fanboards. He owes US the general public nothing.

To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

This so much!

Crying? There is no crying in Baseball...

Thank God it's over so everyone can get back to regularly scheduled programming. Fuente checked out another option, IMO this is a good thing, it means other programs think highly of our coach. Some of yall overreacted and let the interwebs get your panties in a wad. Some of you just don't like him as is. As long as the HC of VT football is running a clean program in term of holding players responsible for actions, treating them fairly (not equal but fair) and the program is moving forward, then I don't care what the optics look like. We as fans get so bent out of shape over things we usually have no clue about and/or we can't control one bit.

If players feel a way, kick rocks. You signed up to be a Hokie, be a Hokie! Coaches lie and leave all the time, it's part of the game. At your core, your're here for you and to maximize your ability to be successful when you leave BBurg, whether thats for the NFL or another career path. Whether Fuente is here or not, players still have themselves to look after, so get to work fellas for yourself and for HokieNation!

If you are a Hokie, it's time to ride, 2020 is fittin to be litty as a titty!

There's no glory in practice and lifting but without practice and lifting, there will be no glory!

HOKIES!!

Now back to the surprisingly good performance of the basketball team.

What do y'all want him to say.

It's not his problem it's y'all that you think he owes you anything. Frank accepted the UNC job - social media didn't exist so there wasn't a thread of 1000 comments speculating.

He got offered a job apparently, a better job, turned it down and wants to be the coach at Virginia Tech. That should be enough, the rest of you that have personal issues with Fuente, who, I've said before, GUARANTEED have never actually met him should get off their high horse.

Let's Go!

Agreed with above. In 2000 we were still downloading free music from Limewire and burning compact disks of the new Red Hot Chili Pepper's album. The news moved a little slower....and opinions were shared face to face at the bar, not on the InstaTwitterBook.

Hokies!

JP