Gobbler Country Podcasts
With Jay on the road and unavailable, Bryan and John talk about the basketball teams, and review some of the issues of early signing day (period) and some of the roster possibilities for 2023. GO HOKIES!!!!
Join Bryan, Jay, and John as they talk about the men’s and women’s basketball success, and the new exciting developments in the football recruiting effort. Take the Poll, GO HOKIES!!!!
Bryan and John go over the women’s basketball dominance with a #7 ranking and a, now, 9-0 record. We visit the men’s steady improvement and growth as they hit 8-1 against increasingly tough opponents. And then spend a good deal of time talking about the advent of full collegiate free agency. Take the Poll. GO HOKIES!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
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!!!
Bryan and John spend a few minutes talking about the changes going on with the football team and the prospects for Spring.
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!!!!
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.
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.
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.
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?