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An Open Letter to Hokie Nation

So, we’ve messaged Justin Fuente. We’ve dropped a memo on Whit Babcock, and now it’s time to do some thinking about ourselves. You might not like this, but it’s my humble opinion. That’s all we have in this. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech football: Whit Babcock kicking the can down the road by keeping Fuente

This is a bad move by Virginia Tech’s athletic director.

The ACC is delaying the inevitable

Tuesday all but confirmed that college football will not occur in the fall.

That’s a Wrap for a Foregone Conclusion NCAA Football is Officially Over for 2019.

Man... it’s almost Spring practice, isn’t it? The Louisiana State University Tigers turn Clemson into the house cats. 42-25 and it really wasn’t that close. It was an interesting season, to say the least. On to 2020. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies Belk Bowl Good, Bad, and Ugly

No game that contentious should blow past without a thorough examination of what was good, bad, and then flat ugly about the effort. Tech filled out all three categories. Let’s take a look at the issues at hand in preparation for the massive changes coming in 2020.

Virginia Tech Hokies: Post Season Personnel Changes

Change may be to mild a word. How about Cleanout... Stall Mucking... decimation... Whatever it is it's drastic and the effects are totally unknown.

Virginia Tech Hokies Football Final Five Things before 2020

It’s the final Five Things article for the 2019(20) season. These are sort of the final takeaways from the season and program. Some aren’t even necessarily football play related. There are going to be a lot of changes happening in the offseason. It would be nice to see some of these addressed. GO HOKIES!!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies: Five Takeaways from the UVA Loss

The regular season is over, we are awaiting championship weekend so we get to hear what bowl we’re invited to. While that’s going on we might as well look at what we can take away from the temporary loss of the Commonwealth Cup. It’s really not all that horrible, and we will get it back. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Virginia Cavaliers: News, Predictions and Poll

It’s that time. Well, a day and a half early. Kickoff is Friday at Noon. The program has been quiet. The recoveries from the food comas of Thanksgiving 2019 are almost faded, and the Hokies are ready for the Commonwealth Cup Game. It’s for the Orange Bowl, folks... GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Virginia Cavaliers: Five Things to do for Victory

We know it’s not Thursday, but the game is Friday and tomorrow y’all might be in a food coma that will preclude reading things on the net. So, we’re posting this out a day early. Here are the Gobbler Country Five Things needed for Victory. Guess what THING #1 is? GO HOKIES!!! #BEATTHEWAHOOS

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: Five Things to Do for a W

Thursday evening is Five Things time. This is pretty clear cut. Win this and the bowl pressure is gone. Win this and it’s one more step to the anticipated ACC Coastal Face off in Hooville. Win this and we are in the general conversation, again. We won’t think about anything else.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish: The Final Review

It’s Wednesday and that means a final review of the prior weekend’s match-up, before moving on to the preview of the next game. Wins are tonic. Loses stink. There were some things we just need to hash out before moving on.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Game News, Predictions, and Poll

It’s Saturday, and Game Day in South Bend, Indiana. Let’s go over some of the game particulars, the predictions, and then you test yourself with the poll. The Hokies CAN win this. Do they believe it? GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish: 5 Things for a Hokie Win

Thursday is Five Things Day. It’s raining and bleak in Blacksburg. It’s supposed to be cold and wintery in South Bend on Saturday. What is Tech going to need to go there and grab a potentially great road win?

Gobbler Country Checks in with One Foot Down to Talk

We check in with One Foot Down (SB Nation’s Notre Dame Blog site) to ask a few questions and get to thinking about the game this weekend. It looks like it’s going to be "interesting".

Virginia Tech Hokies Post Game Wrap-up and Observations

Folks, I am still in sort of a limbo. After publishing, then the long walk to the car, and the slow slug four blocks to cross Main Street, I had little energy for much else. It was a wild show. Hokies win. So here are a few things to talk about.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Updates, Predictions, and the Poll

It’s Saturday Morning, and the weather is iffy in Blacksburg. The Homecoming parade kicks off in two hours, and the game is scheduled for a 3:30 PM start. What’s going to happen? We don’t know for sure but we are going to take a shot at it.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Five Things to do

It’s time for the Thursday "Five Things" article. Homecoming is Saturday. It’s supposed to be a cold rain, and maybe that’ll slow down Sam Howell, the Heels Freshman QB. We’ll see. GO HOKIES!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Rhode Island Rams: Game Info, Predictions, and Poll

It’s Friday! First, it’s a three day weekend for most of us. Second, it’s Game Day tomorrow in Blacksburg, and third it’s going to be a beautiful day tomorrow. So, how beautiful will it be? A win would do a great job in that department.

Five Things that the Virginia Tech Hokies Need to do against the Rhode Island Rams

The University of Rhode Island Rams have been to Lane Stadium before, way back in the Dooley era, before the the expansion. It was 1980, and things were different then. But the same intensity is needed. Tech needs to accomplish five things in this game only one of which is winning it. GO HOKIES!!!!

Virginia Tech vs. Miami Hurricanes: The Details and Realities

Winning is a "good thing". The team being focused and positive is a "good thing". There is a whole bushel basket full of things to smile about in this one. There are also some issues that need to be addressed and solving them is critical to the remainder of the season.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Miami Hurricanes: Gobbler Country Predictions

It’s time for predictions and the poll. Your turn, too. Tell us on Facebook, or here in the comments... please do chime in on the poll. Kickoff is 3:30 EDT. We can only wait and see. GO HOKIES!!!!

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Miami Hurricanes: Five Things Tech Must Do

The Hokies are heading down to Coral Gables for the annual confrontation with our old rivals and foes the University of Miami (FL) Hurricanes. Neither team is much good this season, the team that can out mediocre the other might just get this one. We preview the "Stumble Bowl" starting with Five Things that Tech needs to accomplish.

Virginia Tech vs Duke: Yeah IT HAPPENED Fixes are Needed

Well, there may as well be a good rant to go with the butt whoopin’ the Hokies got on Friday. Sometimes being taken to the woodshed clears the mind as it heats up the bottom. We know there are big changes in the offing. Maybe a few more need to be added. Let’s talk. GO HOKIES!!!

Student Look at the Hokies before Friday Night Lights Against Duke

There’s a lot of confidence coming from the students I’ve spoken to at Virginia Tech. For some, it’s confidence in a win, and for others it’s in an embarrassing night.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Duke Blue Devils: News, Predictions, and a Poll

It’s time to put the predictions up for comment. There are some other bits of news as well. It’s a White Effect, since Maroon was the new Orange for the Orange Effect I wonder what the new white will be?

Gobbler Country Podcast - Wrapping Up Furman, Looking Ahead, and a New Assistant

Virginia Tech Hokies at the End of the 1st Quarter of 2019

It’s three games into the season, the ACC Coastal schedule awaits, and Duke is coming to Lane next Friday. Where are the Hokies, objectively? We are 2-1, but few people are comfortable with that even with the narrow BC win in the first game. Duke might just be the most critical game of the season, but we need to know where we are first.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Furman Paladins: Predictions and Podcast

It’s Friday, and that means it’s predictions day. This one isn’t so easy. Not because we could lose, because short of a total meltdown we won’t, but what will we accomplish? Maybe a bit of consistency? We’ll see add your opinion.

Virginia Tech vs Furman: A Student’s Eye Preview

After failing to cover the spread against a non-power five school last week, the Hokies look to prove some doubters wrong with a win against Furman.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Furman Paladins: A Short Primer

Furman is a good football program from one of our old conferences. (In the days when Virginia Tech was mostly a 1AA program.) This won’t be a trap game, but Furman needs to be taken seriously. It’s also a great opportunity to get some 3’s and 4’s some playing time.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs. OId Dominion Monarchs: Predictions and a Podcast

It’s time for predictions. As we have had a little bit of feedback, we are using this one to post both the written predictions, and the Preview and Predictions Podcast. There are lots of weird feelings about this game. Seems like this might become sort of a grudge match. Good.. go out and win, BIG Hokies...