So that week is behind us. VT found some improvement on offense, and perhaps rehashed some of the same struggles on defense. That said, we are 4-2 heading into ACC games, with a bit more daunting road ahead than maybe we expected. Pete is enjoying time away, so Robbie brought on a fan to co-host. Big thanks to Devon, and let's get a big home win this week. Go Hokies!
That's how you respond. The Hokies bounced back in a big way with a much needed victory over Miami. Robbie and Pete recap all the action, and discuss the immediate impact of new starting QB Hendon Hooker. The guys stress the importance of managing expectations going forward, but are still very excited about the young quarterback's potential. Rhode Island is up next, and while VT should take of of business, no game is a walk in the park for this current batch of Hokies. Stick around for a bit of UNC talk and ATS picks at the end. Man, does beating Miami feel good! Enjoy it.
How low can you go? The Hokies found new levels of ineptitude in a demoralizing 45-10 loss to Duke. Robbie and Pete's depression turns to exasperation in this one, as they attempt to wrap their heads around the current state of the VT football program. Fuente's seat has never been hotter, and the guys offer their opinions on what Whit's course of action should be. The Miami preview takes a backseat in this episode, but it's in there if you stick it out past the hour mark. The once promising season outlook is well in the rear-view mirror; the rest of 2019 is about damage control.
Tech was off this past weekend, but the banged-up Hokies were hard at work preparing for Duke's tricky offense. The Cutcliffe/Foster chess-match is always fascinating, but how Fuente plans to exploit a veteran defense with few holes is just as important. With a rowdy Lane Stadium behind them, can VT finally get back to mistake-free football? Or will the Blue Devils put a pitchfork in our season? Pete and Robbie are cautiously optimistic.
A win is a win. After another sloppy game, the Hokies head into the bye week at 2-1. Robbie and Pete give their thoughts on the addition of former head coach Jerry Kill before recapping what they saw against Furman. The bye comes at a good time, as the team certainly needs to get some things figured out before the Coastal race really gets going. Enjoy the week off, it could be a bumpy rest of the season.