Season 2

Jan. 20, 2022

Boots On The Ground

In this episode we discuss the completion of Coach Pry's staff, provide a recap the January 13th press conference, and take a look at the continued shaping of the 2022 Hokies roster. We also debate the decision to punt on a 12 team playoff and what the future holds for the CFP.

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Jan. 7, 2022

Happy New Year Special

In this episode we discuss the outcome of the Pinstripe Bowl disaster, debate the new on and off the field staff hires, take a look at the Hokies transfer portal options, and put a bow on all things bowl season ahead of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

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Dec. 23, 2021

Going Bowling Part 2

This week we turn our focus to the Maryland Terrapins as we preview the Hokies Pinstripe Bowl opponent. We kick things off by welcoming former Penn State offensive lineman, NFL Draft pick, and the co-host of ESPN Radio 1450's The Goon and Iron Head Show, Keith "Goon" Conlin to discuss the Hokies hire of former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Brent Pry. We also talk the continuing transfers and opt outs that are impacting the Hokies roster for the bowl and lock in our remaining bowl season pred…

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Dec. 16, 2021

State of the Program

We're joined this week by Jonathan Talley and Jeremy Counts as we look at the state of the football program at Virginia Tech. We examine the impact of the 2021 season, the hiring of Coach Pry and his staff (so far), how we're looking on the recruiting trail, and expectations heading into 2022.

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Dec. 9, 2021

Going Bowling Part 1

This week we're talking the Pinstripe Bowl invite, the College Football Playoff, the continued filling out of Coach Pry's staff, the ongoing Game of Headsets saga, and the roster shuffling that likely lasts well into the off-season. We also make our picks against the spread for the Army/Navy Game and a true pick'em for the early slate of Bowl Games.

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Dec. 3, 2021

A New Era in Blacksburg

On Tuesday morning we heard the news we'd been waiting on...the Hokies had a new head coach. Former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Brent Pry was announced as the selection to lead Virginia Tech into a new era. We look at what Coach Pry brings to the table and how good of a fit this is for Blacksburg. We also discuss the comments from Coach Pry and Whit at the introductory presser and how the energy this time around just feels different.

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Nov. 29, 2021

Virginia Game Recap

The Hokies outlasted UVA in a wild one in Charlottesville. We discuss the game flow and some of the key moments that resulted in the Hokies coming away with a 29-24 win at Lane Stadium North. We also briefly touch on a few updates in the coaching search as dominoes begin to fall at other schools across the country.

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Nov. 25, 2021

Virginia Game Preview

It is officially HATE WEEK. We breakdown what the Virginia Cavaliers bring to the table in this regular season finale in Charlottesville. We also take a look at what the Hokies will need to do to take down the Hoos, keep the Commonwealth Cup, and become bowl eligible.

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Nov. 22, 2021

Miami Game Recap

The Hokies took a trip down to Miami and while the game itself had some ups and downs the ultimate result was another conference loss for Virginia Tech. The JC Price led Hokies showed fight after falling  behind early but ran out of gas in the fourth quarter to fall to the 'Canes 38-26. We recap the matchup as well as share our breakdown of the possible candidates for head football coach at Virginia Tech.

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Nov. 18, 2021

Fuente Gone and Miami Game Preview

In this episode we discuss Virginia Tech moving on from Justin Fuente and the appointment of JC Price as interim head coach. We also break down the Hokies road trip to face the Hurricanes on Saturday and what they will need to do to come away with the W in this rivalry matchup.

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Nov. 15, 2021

Duke Game Recap

The Hokies took care of business in Lane on Saturday afternoon as they put away the Blue Devils 48-17 and played their most complete game of the season. We look at what clicked for this team against a poor Duke squad and try to put this win in context of this season. We also examine some of the public financial available via Sportico.com to see how the Hokies stack up.

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Nov. 11, 2021

Duke Game Preview

The Hokies head back to the confines of Lane Stadium to face the Duke Blue Devils on an afternoon celebrating the seniors and the Hokie Hall of Fame inductees. We examine Duke's team and outline what the Hokies need to do to keep their bowl hopes alive this Saturday.

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Nov. 8, 2021

Boston College Game Recap

The Hokies left Chestnut Hill with another signature Fuente Era loss after being handled for four quarters by the Boston College Eagles. We examine why the Hokies struggled against a middling BC team and where this dud of a performance ranks among the worst losses of Fuente's tenure.

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Nov. 4, 2021

Boston College Game Preview

The Hokies look to continue on the winning path with a trip to Chestnut Hill to face the Boston College Eagles. While an early injury to their QB has hurt the Eagles chance at an Atlantic Division title, they do create some unique challenges for the Hokies. We discuss what Virginia Tech needs to do to bring home their second conference road win of the season.

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Nov. 2, 2021

Georgia Tech Game Recap

The Hokies took a trip down to Atlanta and came away with their first conference win since Week 1. We look at how a more efficient offense and a steady defense helped the Hokies put together a desperately needed victory.

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Oct. 28, 2021

Georgia Tech Game Preview

The Hokies head on the road for the first time since Week 3 as they travel to Atlanta to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. After dropping three straight home games will a change of scenery help the Hokies right the ship on their season or will their late game struggles continue?

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Oct. 25, 2021

Syracuse Game Recap

The Hokies found a new way to choke away a victory against the Syracuse Orange on Saturday in Lane Stadium. This loss is part of a familiar trend for the Fuente era, consistently dropping matchups where they are favored by 3 points or less. The big question after this one is where do the Hokies go from here with a bunch of road tests on the horizon.

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Oct. 21, 2021

Syracuse Game Preview

The Hokies look to get back in the win column against a Syracuse team that has played above expectations so far in 2021. We discuss what makes Syracuse such a tough out and what the Hokies will need to do to slow down their stout rushing attack.

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Oct. 18, 2021

Pittsburgh Game Recap

The Hokies laid an egg in Lane Stadium on Saturday afternoon in a game that could be the beginning of the end of the Fuente Era. We look back at what made this game such a challenge for the Hokies and what can be salvaged from this lopsided defeat.

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Oct. 14, 2021

Pittsburgh Game Preview

The Hokies try to shake off last week's late game letdown as they host the red hot offense of the Pittsburgh Panthers. We examine the Kenny Pickett led passing attack, the revamped Pitt defense, and what the Hokies have to do this week to stay atop the ACC Coastal standings.

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Oct. 11, 2021

Notre Dame Game Recap

The Hokies came up short to the Fighting Irish on Saturday night. We dive into what went wrong for the Hokies down the stretch and discuss what has to change before next week to avoid falling behind in the Coastal race.

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Oct. 7, 2021

Notre Dame Game Preview

As the Hokies come off their bye and get set for 8 straight weeks of football we preview this week's game against Notre Dame. We look at what Notre Dame brings to the table in this matchup and what the Hokies will have to do to come away with another big victory in Lane.

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Sept. 30, 2021

Bye Week Banter

As the Hokies enter their bye week ahead of their next game against Notre Dame we look at where the Hokies stack up statistically so far, discuss the bye week presser, and look back at the TCU and Memphis offenses of 2010 and 2015 respectively to see if we can find a path forward for this offense in 2021.

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Sept. 27, 2021

Richmond Game Recap

The Hokies stacked a tough loss to a rival with a sluggish victory against FCS University of Richmond on Saturday. We focus primarily on the offensive struggles the last three weeks and what the Hokies will need to focus on during their bye week.

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Sept. 23, 2021

Richmond Game Preview

After a tough loss, we've licked our wounds, put WVU in the past and moved onto Richmond. In this episode we preview what to expect from the Spiders on Saturday and what the Hokies need to do in order to avoid another letdown after a devastating loss.

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Sept. 20, 2021

WVU Game Recap

The Hokies left Morgantown without the Black Diamond Trophy and we've got some thoughts on the subject. We recap one of the most head-scratching games in this rivalry and address how the offensive coaching staff continues to put our players in tough spots during key situations.

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Sept. 16, 2021

WVU Game Preview

It's WVU Hate Week and we're breaking down what the West Virginia Mountaineers football team brings to the table on offense, defense, and special teams. Plus we look at the areas where the Hokies have to improve in Week 3 in order to come away from Morgantown with a win.

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Sept. 13, 2021

MTSU Game Recap

This episode we recap what went down on Saturday in Blacksburg between MTSU and the Hokies. While not the rout many had hoped for the Hokies were able to come away with a solid victory as they look toward their big Week 3 matchup with WVU in Morgantown.

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Sept. 9, 2021

MTSU Game Preview

In this episode we look at the Hokies Week 2 match up against the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders. We breakdown what the Hokies will need to do to avoid a letdown after their big Week 1 victory. Also included is our weekly picks against the spread.

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Sept. 6, 2021

UNC Game Recap

In this episode we recap the Hokies upset victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels at Lane Stadium and how Virginia Tech was able to consistently confound the Heels offense and keep their defense off balance.

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Sept. 2, 2021

UNC Preview

This week we preview the Hokies home opener against the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. We look at what you can expect from this UNC squad on both sides of the ball and what the Hokies need to do to upset the Heels in Lane Stadium on Friday Night. Go Hokies! Beat UNC!

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Aug. 26, 2021

Hokies Season Prediction

In this week's episode we're giving you our predictions of how we think the Hokies will finish the 2021 season. This episode is also chock-full of Hokie Headlines, including our discussion of the ACC/B1G/Pac12 "Alliance" and the impact of losing Director of Recruiting Beau Davidson.

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Aug. 20, 2021

ACC Opponent Preview

We're joined this week by Brett Ciancia, founder of Pick Six Previews, to help us breakdown the Hokies ACC competition for the 2021 season. Pick Six Previews has been the Most Accurate Power 5 College Football preview and Brett's statistical and historical knowledge of these teams stands out as we go game by game to see what we can expect from the Hokies 2021 opponents.

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Aug. 12, 2021

Fall Camp Position Battles

This week we're talking all things Hokies Football Fall Camp. We go position by position to breakdown the depth chart battles taking place and what the ramifications of those battles might mean for the Hokies 2021 campaign.

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Aug. 6, 2021

Opening Camp with Austin Cannon

We're joined by former Virginia Tech Hokies offensive lineman, current assistant coach for the Hanover High School Hawks, and Mechanicsville native Austin Cannon (@Cannon_Ball52). Austin talks about his new gig as a coach, shares some great Hokies Football stories, confirms the greatness of the TOTS rail, and shares his perspective and experience on athletes' mental health.

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July 26, 2021

A New Era

In this episode we discuss the recruiting wins and losses in the month of July, the recent interviews with Coach Hamilton and Coach Fuente, and our perspective on what NIL and a 12 team College Football Playoff means for the sport and for the Hokies.

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July 9, 2021

Summer Supercut

Your boys Brian and Curtis give listeners a little something to chew on before they head on vacation. In this episode they run through the recent flurry of verbal commitments to the Hokies, discuss some of the bigger fish that are committing soon, and also provide a collection of clips from previous guests that highlight the key obstacles the Hokies had to navigate this off-season.

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June 23, 2021

Going Camping with Robert Compton

Your boys Curtis and Brian are joined this week by football coach, camp evaluator, and good friend Coach Robert Compton. Robbie  sat down with us to discuss the role that camps play in college recruiting, how athletes are evaluated at these camps, and what parents and players can expect (and not expect) from the camp experience.

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June 7, 2021

Gauging Depth with Mike McDaniel

This week we invited Sons of Saturday scribe and co-host of the Basketball Conference and Hokie Hangover podcasts Mike McDaniel to our show. We discuss the Hokies positional depth heading into the 2021 season and address some areas where Coach Fuente and his staff need to improve the roster in order to be competitive in the ACC.

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May 24, 2021

Never Tapped Out

This episode we sit down with Hokies Legend and current Assistant Defensive Line Coach of the San Francisco 49ers Darryl Tapp. D Tapp talks about his transition to coaching in the NFL, his time coaching defensive line in Blacksburg, and some of his career highlights as a player for the Hokies.

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May 10, 2021

NFL Draft and Hokie All Access

Your boys Curtis and Brian assess their teams NFL Draft results and talk about the Hokies that heard their name called over the weekend. They also discuss and break down clips from the Hokie All Access.

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April 26, 2021

Reach For Excellence

We talk the Reach For Excellence fundraising campaign announced on 4/20, #TX2VT redux, the Changa Hodge injury, and Curtis' worst case scenario pick at #3 in this week's NFL draft.

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April 9, 2021

Game (Day) Theory with ThatChristinaG

Your boys Curtis and Brian return from a month hiatus and we brought along a special guest. Christina Garnett (@ThatChristinaG) joins the podcast to talk Hokie Football branding, PR, and marketing strategies. Christina's blend of career expertise and passion for Hokie football make for a can't miss conversation.

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March 10, 2021

COMM 220: 21st Century Hype

Your boys Curtis and Brian give you their takeaways from the media availability from Adam Lechtenberg, Ryan Smith, Jack Tyler, and JC Price. They also discuss our two latest commitments, 2021 football coaches salaries, and Evan Norris' SoS interview with Hendon Hooker.

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Feb. 22, 2021

V for Vicktory

Your boys Curtis and Brian interview special guest and Hokie legend Dwight Vick. Dwight discusses the changes in perspective amongst VA recruits since his playing days, what pitch helped Virginia Tech land his commitment, his thoughts on the JC Price hire, what Virginia Tech can do to improve their success in-state, and why a return to a nationally relevant rivalry with UVA would be a good thing for Hokie football.

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Feb. 15, 2021

Evan Watkins: Recruiting Seminar 2021

Your boys Curtis and Brian sit down with VTScoop's Evan Watkins to discuss changeover on the Hokies recruiting staff, the 2021 Hokies recruiting class, how COVID has changed recruiting, and what to anticipate from the Hokies 2022 class.

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Feb. 12, 2021

COMM 201: Interpersonal Communication

Your boys Curtis and Brian break down the Brad Cornelsen and Justin Hamilton press conference videos so you don't have to. They also talk the big win against NC State by Hokies Wrestling and the Super Bowl victories by former Hokie players and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' coaches Bruce Arians, Cody Grimm, and Nick Rapone.

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Feb. 8, 2021

Class Orientation 2021: Day 2

Your boys Curtis and Brian break down a big week in Hokie headlines including the Tapp departure, the JC Price hire, updates on Tyrece Radford's suspension, PWO commitments, Hokies in the Super Bowl, and the return of EA College Football. They also break down the potential impact of the rest of the 2021 signing class.

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Jan. 22, 2021

Class Orientation 2021

Your boys Curtis and Brian discuss the Tapp to the 49ers news, Jack Tyler's promotion, and why the current fumbling out of the end zone rule is bad. We also break down some key members of the '21 recruiting class and when you might expect them to play a role on the field for the Hokies.

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