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Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Does Basketball and Wraps Football

So Jay, Bryan, and John sit down to discuss the beginning of basketball season, and the close of the prematurely ended (mercy?) football season. Join us for a good listen, and comment on the situation. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Phases Out Football and Concentrates on Winter Sports

Jay and John talk the Liberty game and then move on to better topics, like Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and the Wrestlers. The Hokies are starting to shine in the Winter sports arenas. So listen in... take the poll and GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey and Some Winning Things: Basketball, Wrestling, Then-Football Predictions

Both Basketball seasons opened, and the grapplers start in for the winter season. Jay, Bryan, and John jump in to talk about winning teams, and then give their summary and predictions for the Duke football game. Time to switch sports and schedule. GO HOKIES!!!

Talking Turkey Previews the Virginia Tech Hokies vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Game

It’s looking like this could be a serious defensive struggle with Leary out for the Wolfpack and the Hokie Offense not really checking in much at all this season. There is a chance to win this. Check out Jay, Bryan, and John to see what they have to say. Take the poll. As Always! GO HOKIES!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Post Game Blitz: Miami 2022

Join Jay and John for a quick overview of the game, and maybe a note of hope in the overall gloom of a struggling season. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Miami Game

It’s time for the Talking Turkey Preview show, and poll. Join Jay, Bryan, and John for a conversation about the Homecoming Game (Maroon Effect) for 2022. We have a chance in this one. It’s not better than even, but we have a chance. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Blitzes the Hokies’ Loss to Pitt

John has to do this one solo, there is a whole lot to talk about in 20 minutes, and some glimmers of hope appeared in a game that only got out of hand in the 4th quarter. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Pitt Game

The Hokie Snake Pit is located in Pittsburgh and has been since the Big East days. Pitt has always been an arch nemesis and always has been painful. The struggling Hokies roll into the Steel City on the short side of the odds. Talking Turkey goes over the situation and looks to provide some clarity. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Post Game Blitz: Last of UNC for 2022

Running a little late, but there was just a whole lot to talk turkey about. The UNC loss was predictable, but there were some bright spots. We are starting to see lots of new faces. That’s the future and the hope. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Virginia Tech vs North Carolina Game

It looks like the Hokies are traveling to Chapel Hill to play another Hurricane Game. Ian might be the biggest thing on the "tough" issues to solve sheet for either team. Jay and John talk about the game, and their feelings about the outcome. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country Talking Turkey’s Post Game Blitz: Hokies vs. Mountaineers

Jay and John review the fiasco from Saturday with sober and look at the game with a couple of days to think bout the disappointment and the realities. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Game

The last time we had pictures for this, it was back in the 2017 season at FedEx Field. Virginia Tech was looking at a first game with a new QB, and a leftover team from a very successful 2016 season. There’s a new QB in this one, too. That’s the only thing that’s the same. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Wofford Terriers Game

It’s "help the FCS team get some dough" week. And, frankly, it’s a get healthy and snaps for the bench players time. This is the first time that Wofford has come to Blacksburg and the Mike Young connection can’t be dismissed. Join Bryan and John for a quick review and some predictions. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Post Game Blitz - Boston College

Bryan and John take 20 minutes to go over their impressions of the BC Game. There’s some team news, superlatives, and some Hokie football hype for you, too. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Podcast Episode 6: Boston College Preview and Poll

Well, it’s Friday and we slide into a more normal schedule for the week. Bryan and John go over the Boston College 2022 matchup. We show up with a little news and ask your opinion. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Game Review Episode 1 - ODU

Well we have to go "there" after each game. Bryan and John do the tough thing and break down some of the bigger aspects of the ODU loss. Nobody really likes talking about "Ls" but that’s the job no matter what. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Episode 5 ODU Preview and Poll

It’s the first game preview of the season! The Hokies are in Norfolk preparing for the first kickoff of the 2022 season against the Old Dominion University Monarchs. There is a special note of revenge coming from these programs that actually know each other better than their schedules would suggest. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Episode 4 Talking Hokie Sports, Hokies in the Pros, and a Peek at ODU

It’s the show before the show before the kickoff. Bryan and John talk over some Hokie sports items, visit a bit about some of the things going on with former players in the NFL, and take a sneak peek at the ODU Situation. 6 Days until kickoff - GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Offensive and Defensive Challenges for the Virginia Tech Hokies

Bryan, Jay and John talk about the upcoming season and the major challenges facing the team as we head into the final two weeks of the preseason. Lots of things to consider. GO HOKIES!!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey: Episode 2 Talking Roster, College Football and Virginia Tech Hokies

With Jay on the road, Bryan and John visit some roster and coaching realities, talk about not talking about the college football realignment thing. It’s Fan Day tomorrow, and it’s a good time for everyone to catch up with impressions of the first full week back. Listen in... GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey is BACK!

Well folks, we are back and talking again! It’s been a bit over a year, and Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey is back on the air and jawing about Virginia Tech Sports. This episode Bryan, Jay, and John get welcomed back into the mix, and start up with a first review of football. Tune in and listen. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Talks the end of Basketball and some Football, Too.

Bryan and John talk about the end of the 2021 basketball season, the tournament and Selection Sunday coming. Our loss in the ACC Tourney makes the post season all about Dancing. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Starts up Hokie 2021 Football Schedule Talk

There will be lots to unpack, but the schedule for the 2021 season is out (minus times as usual) and one weird Thursday/Friday tweedle, but it’s something to start reviewing. Bryan and John talk schedule generalities. GO HOKIES!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over Hokie Football News

Bryan and John spend a few minutes talking about the changes going on with the football team and the prospects for Spring.

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over Football: Darryl Tapp officially heads to NFL

Darryl Tapp will join San Francisco as an assistant defensive line coach. The next news will be who fills his shoes? Listen in as Bryan and John talk about some of the football events happening since the end of the season. GO HOKIES!!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over Hokie Men’s Basketball

Bryan and John talk about the basketball season to date. Reminder that this was recorded before the unfortunate set of events leading up to the Radford suspension and the disheartening Syracuse loss.

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over the Transfer Portal and NIL

So, Joshua and John finish the football wrap-up conversation by looking at the issues involved in the Transfer Portal and some of the potential impacts of the NIL issue.

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over the Football Season Wrap

Bryan was taking some holiday time, so Joshua filled in for a few sessions as we wrap up the final closing moves of 2020’s Hokie Football Follies and look at a few things as we move down the road.

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Previews the Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers

Redemption Saturday? Perhaps. The Hokies and an empty, cold Lane Stadium host the Virginia Cavaliers for their annual brew-ha-ha.. and bragging rights to the Commonwealth Cup. The Hokies are wounded and in a downward spiral. The Hoos are on an upswing. Can the Hokies muster the pride to keep the cup in Blacksburg or is it just a visit?

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Goes Over the Clemson Game

It’s Commonwealth Cup week, but we still have to wrap up the Clemson game. It wasn’t all bad, and for a half we were hanging in there. Then disaster happened and we ended up with no offense - and it had been performing respectably. We’ll go over some of the notices and updates, too. GO HOKIES!!!!

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Reviews Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies

With nothing but pride at stake, And Clemson just cinching up the #2 seed in the Fake ACC Fake Championship against Notre Dame - who will scrape the ACC goo off it’s shoes next season, the Hokies take to Worsham Field - you can smell it in the air. We won’t say what ‘it’ is... GO HOKIES!!! (Beat the Spread)

Gobbler Country’s Talking Turkey Starts Basketball Coverage

Bryan and John are joined by Jawhar to go over the two big wins this past weekend. Tech’s surprise upset victory over Villanova, and it’s pull away put away of the USF Bulls look like they’ve attracted some serious attention. The Hokies are ranked this week. That’s a complete surprise and nice news. GO HOKIES!!!