Time for regular season wrap ups, and this good, bad, and ugly will concentrate mostly on the season, and not spend much time with the Hoos since that was amazingly GOOD. GO HOKIES!!!
This is it. The last week. Or not. If the Hokies win, it’s a bowl bid, if they lose it’s home for the holidays. Which one do they want more? All will be answered by 6:30 PM. GO HOKIES!!!!
It’s time to cruise the football announcements and cough up our predictions. This isn’t going to be an easy game, folks. It just isn’t. Bowl eligibility, program momentum, Senior Night, Final Home Game of the season... lots on the line. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s the final home game of the 2023 Season. There is a whole lot on the line, Defending Lane, Senior Night Pride, Bowl Eligibility, and Making the Turn. A ‘W’ gets that all accomplished. GO HOKIES!!!
Every week that we don’t photograph, there is a G, B, and U unless there is a compelling reason for an "extra". Well, this one was mostly all good things. That’s also a very good thing. NC State week starts after you finish this. GO HOKIES!!!!
It’s Friday before a really important game on Saturday at noon in Boston. Chestnut Hill has been conquered by the Hokies before. They need to do it again to regain some momentum as the final three games of the season arrive with possibilities. GO HOKIES!!!
One final look at the Louisville fiasco. The hoops wins were heartening, but we are still obligated to talk about the football games. Louisville is just one we really don’t want to talk about or remember for that matter. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s nearly showtime. What’s the football news, and what are the predictions for this one. This one is going to be difficult to predict because the head and heart are at odds with each other. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s the final four games of the regular season (Ooops, did I just say, "regular season"? - knocking wood, knocking wood) and the Hokies have 3 games on the road and 1 at home to prepare for. Louisville, Boston College, NC State, and the Hoos are the home stretch. Let’s look at the adjusted risk levels. No predictions or guesses. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s not Friday, that’s for sure. It’s Wednesday and the evening before the big Thursday kick. It’s a big game for both teams. Both need wins. Both are on a certain trajectory. Syracuse wants to change theirs, and the Hokies want to reinforce their direction. It’s staff prediction time. AND some news to go with it. GO HOKIES!!!
When you finish the pictures early you can think of other things to say to go along with looking at most of the game a slide at a time. There were good, bad, and ugly things in this one, there always are, win or lose. Question, though - did the Hokies make a big turn? GO HOKIES!!!
It’s Homecoming in Blacksburg. It’s also going to be a miserable wet Saturday. Maybe that bodes well for the favored by a sliver Hokies in a bid to grab one more win to start the 2nd half of the season on the right foot. GO HOKIES!!!
There were actually a few good things in Saturday’s loss. Maybe getting the game over with without too many disastrous bumps and bruises was the best thing, but it’s time to go through my takes on the game. Bryan and I don’t agree on everything. So let’s talk about it... GO HOKIES!!!
Well, it’s predictions time. Don’t be depressed. We are alerting you to be realistic in how you think about this one. There are many ways to "win" this even without one. GO HOKIES!!!
Well, we had to get to this weekend, and it just had to be on the road, so with a good game and some mo behind them, the Hokies have to travel to Tallahassee. Hopefully they keep up their turn to the positive. No fooling, this is going to be a tough game. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s time to look at the chart for the next 8 games and get a better idea of where the Hokies might be at the end of the season. It’s not looking so hot. GO HOKIES!!!
It’s giving me a serious headache to review the game, but we need to take some stock in the situation. Bryan had his say, I guess I’d like a crack at it, too. Getting to the nature of the problem. GO HOKIES!!!
Time for the staff to tell you how they think that it’s going to go, and some news items to go along with them. GO HOKIES!!!
Under normal circumstances we’d be writing about a home game with Marshall in Lane... not Huntington. The times are no longer normal, and neither are the odds in this one. Big hill to climb on Saturday. GO HOKIES!!!
Saturday afternoon at roughly 5:00 pm, as halftime led to chili and conversation, it was obvious that the Hokies were struggling, and Rutgers wasn’t. It was just a matter of time, and the dam broke in the 4th quarter. Let’s go over the good, bad, and ugly of this one. GO HOKIES!!!
Looking at the week 3 contest and the 2nd with a B1G opponent, Rutgers. This time the Hokies travel to northern Jersey to visit in what could be weird conditions. The Hokies are wounded and the Scarlet Knights are 2-0. Take the Poll it’s going to be a tough game. GO HOKIES!!!
With few pictures and most of the game on TV because of the storm and 5-hour delay, we churn up a Good, Bad, and Ugly Extra to review the game’s major issues not covered by Bryan’s takeaways. This one wasn’t easy. GO HOKIES!!!!
It’s July and that means we open the books and look at the schedule from a risk analysis standpoint. How are the Hokies going to do. Let’s set the baseline so that we can check back after the 4th and 8th games to see how we did. Take the poll.
Look, most folks have admitted that they really don’t know what’s going to happen. But we do have some ideas. Merger Madness will eventually cross paths with the Hokie Transition process. Let’s just look at it and do some fun speculating. GO HOKIES!!!!
Let’s pull out the old shiny bowling ball (No money for crystals) and do some fuminating, ruminating, and cogitating over it a bit and see if, maybe we can divine a floor/ceiling for this year’s football schedule. GO HOKIES!!!
The admonition that one should always be careful of what one wishes for is always advisable. We wished for playoffs (with most of college football fandom) we got them, and it wasn’t a nice Toyota. It was more like some hybrid world car monster with a plug and lots of money involved. GO HOKIES!!!
Well, how about that? To quote Pittsburgh Dad... 3... 2... 1... WIN! The Hokies tote a W back west on US460 and salvage just a tiny shred of some sort of dignity for the season with an ironic 1-point win over Liberty. Let’s look at some of the good, bad, and ugly stuff for this one - which might be the last game of 2022. GO HOKIES!!!
Another long Saturday predicted for the Hokies.
This is a battle of first-year head coaches. Both are defensive minded, but one seems to have found an offense. It’s not the Hokies’ HC, that’s plain. The staff puts out their predictions. No excessive sanguinity, either. GO HOKIES!!!
Well, it’s time for predictions and maybe a ray of sunshine in the expected gloom for Saturday. We are unlikely to be on the field since no one wants to drown a $400 camera. We’ll see about the view from the stands with the little camera. GO HOKIES!!!
As promised, it’s time to look at the risk chart and schedule ahead for the final third of the season. In the pre-season it was predicted to be the easy part of the schedule. Pre-season predictions are written on rice paper and dragged around through the rain. Tech’s got a rough road ahead. GO HOKIES!!!
Another G,B,and U where it might as well be ugly, uglier, and ugliest. The trajectory of this team is up, right? I mean that’s what we keep hearing... we’re getting better. We expected to lose this and nearly won, right? Right... sure... whatever. Let’s go over this without plowing Bryan’s ground. But that might not be possible. Let’s try. GO HOKIES!!!!