Commonwealth Cup Is at 7:30pm ABC- Well Nevermind

Prime time game folks.

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Keep an eye out to see if this means Gameday will travel up from Winston Salem too.

Wet stuff on the red stuff.

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Guess Miami didn't show them enough last night.

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

Miami looked pedestrian last night. They struggled for a good portion of the game vs UAB.

The ended up putting almost 500 yards against one of the best G5 defenses last season. Their DC David Reeves has been a very popular candidate for P5 jobs (including ours).

I wasn't blown away, but I think it's way too early to jump to conclusions about any team after game 1 given the odd build up to this season. Preseason practices have never been this disjointed and inconsistent.

Their running numbers looked very good at the end of the game for sure.

337 yards against at team that gave up a smidge over 100 per game last year is pretty solid.

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Watching the game Miami looked worse than the numbers. Their passing looked bad, i was really surprised when i saw the numbers this morning.

The running game was a bunch of QB scrambles and almost tackles by UAB. Had UAB been half a step faster the game is different, those broken arm tackles become tackles.

I can't tell how much of their success was more depth/talent and how many of their errors were rust. But i feel like their run game could be pretty good and their passing might be pretty bad.

I also think that if UAB didn't kill themselves with so many pre-snap penalties, things could have been different. At least closer stat/score-wise

Yes it was hard to tell, but so many times the runner got touched in a spot that would be little to no gain only to break a weak arm tackle and get 10+ more yards.

Either way, you need to worry about containing King in the pocket.

That's what I saw too. Miami wore them down with better talent but I think if Miami had played a P5 team last night, the outcome would have been very different.

I only saw the roughly 25 minute game highlight video, but their running back, Cam'Ron Harris, was a beast, breaking tackles and weaving through their defensive line and secondary. Their quarterback seemed to miss a lot of open receivers down field but connected on the swing passes and shorter routes. When he ran with the ball on called plays or when the called play broke down, he also broke numerous tackles. I hope our guys finish their tackles or it could be a long night.

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Right after the baby goes to sleep!

My munchkin should be awake to see the first five or six tech touchdowns before he goes to bed at 8:15.

His will be done

Good thing you don't live around me. No babies will be sleeping on my street during a game with the 'hoos. Win or lose, there will be much noise.

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50:50 shot at my house. Will record no matter what.

Whatever. It was one bad year.

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

Saturday night's alright for fighting



Great way to start the season by reclaiming the Commonwealth Cup less than a year after losing it under the lights.

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

Ah, nice little golf tournament in the afternoon, with a red bull on the way home, a shower beer, then settle in for the Commonwealth Cup!!!! Gonna be a good day tater.

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

"Shower beer"......this guy gets it

Hopefully you have one of these.

Doesn't last that long, and we have substantial ledge space in there.

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

Would one consider Coors Light "beer", though? Discuss...

Might have to drink a few. And since kickoff is 7:30, we've got all day.

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

I said it on here before but I am probably going to up and ready to smoke meat, drink, and "homegate" at 9am just like I would be if I was in Lot 18 for this game. This is going to be an all day thing. Might even get Zoom going with the whole crew.

I actually just bought regular Coors before Labor Day Weekend, for the first time in years. Back when I was a school Coors and Michelob were the high end beers as opposed to things like Milwaukee's Best and Natty-Bo. Just had a blast of nostalgia for the good old days.

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"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"

yellow bellies are where its at

I'd give it a half step up from The Beast. Both technically beer...but now that I'm all grown up I haven't touched Milwaukee's Best since I was roaming campus and the streets of Blacksburg as a student.


Shaefer- the champagne of beers-$6 a case back in the 80s!

From the 2018 VT-uva game-"This is when LEGENDS are made!"

The one damn time I want a 3:30 start. (First world problems, I know). Not above taking an iPad into Bristol.

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

Do what you have to do.

They honestly should just put the game up on the screens at the race.

If it was the Tennessee game, I'm sure they would.

Amateur superstar and idiot extraordinaire.

I am going to a wedding this night as the date of an already married woman. So not only will I miss the game but I have a very slim chance at any action. Woe is moi.

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

I hope the "already married woman" is married to you. Otherwise, I can't imagine that scenario turning out at all.

Any possible "action" notwithstanding.

Leonard. Duh.

She is not married to me, but I'm good friends with her husband. I introduced them years ago after I ditched her.

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

Hint: It's possible to broadcast games to your phone now.


Are we still allowed to do that?


Just not "officially sanctioned."

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@BuryHokie #ThanksFrank

So if shes already been married she wont mind if you stream it on the phone under the table I'm sure nobody will hear it over the music.

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

So... you set up an ex-girlfriend with a current friend... they ended up married, and now you are going on a wedding date with her.


My man.

Leonard. Duh.

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

That is 100% correct, yes. I wouldn't let it weird you out though.

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

And yet your chances are still slim?

Is coronavirus over yet?

Maybe there will be a single girl accompanying her very good and already married male friend.

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

This whole thing sounds like the premise of a sitcom episode.

"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)

Haha... I was just busting your chops.

Is coronavirus over yet?

I was going to say the only way it would be good escorting an already married woman (that you are not married to) to a wedding was if you had to escort a family member like your mom or grandma....

2 time Longwood grad married to a Hokie.

Should be well into the reception by 730?

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


You should be able to work this out.

Jokes on y'all, I got the game moved! ๐Ÿ™Œ

ESPN. The coverage is excellent, you'd be surprised at how much you can pick up.

Seems like a perfect time to break out #AllMaroonEverything vs. UVA for the first time since 2008, right?

I am really intrigued how the stadium will look under the lights covered in cut outs

Fire guy

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

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Prime time game, with no other good games on at that time to steal viewers is the perfect time to have a 38-0 shutout, and hopefully we wear AME!

1-0 every week

A 69-0 shutout would be nice.

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Sorry, just had to do it...

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I just rewatched this movie the other day since it was free on youtube.

Those were the days, ya?



Dont shoot the messenger, but hearing bad things about the game next week. May not be played.


Yeah - same what you saw. Looks highly unlikely. I would bet on Dec 12th and Acc championship game being pushed.

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Definitely seeing a lot of subtle don't get your hopes of the game happening on Twitter at the moment. I don't know anything beyond what I'm seeing there.

Considering this from Barber, it sounds like we've got quite a few in quarantine.

No way to know how many tested positive and how many were held out due to contact tracing, but no matter how you slice it the comments from yesterday aren't good.

Is contact tracing necessary when the players are being tested 3 times a week?

... yes? Absolutely? What answer are you looking for here? Otherwise, you have person A who infected persons B and C, and if they continue to participate in practice and whatnot they have 2-3 days between tests to infect persons D, E, F, and G, who would then have 2-3 days between tests to infect more people. That is how you get exponential growth.

Hey Barber, Hoover students just returned to campus. If you want to pat Bronco Billy on the back, give it two weeks and see how many positives/contact traced players they have out for practices.

Josey Wales

F we basically had gameday too

I was hoping that we would at least get this game in, the way things are trending I'm doubtful we play any games this fall. Covid numbers at tech are rising rapidly, uva just moved back to campus a week ago, so their numbers will start to rise also. With having to quarantine for contact tracing it will be tough to field a team any given week.

1-0 every week

Yea it's starting to look like a bubble would have been the best option if we wanted to play but that option was never possible due the current definition of student-athlete

Fire guy

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

"Disjointed" is a very generous way to put it...

So are we playing them later on or what?

Chick Patty w/ Cheese

Actually works out. I had agreed to a gig at Primland before the game was scheduled. Hate not getting to watch the game, but the outcome is pretty decent.