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That statement was unbelievably dumb hahaha. How did they become 4/5 stars?


You don't become a 4 or 5 star player without trying.
These guys are the weight room warriors. These are the ones gifted by God with physical tools that are superior to other players - it's hard to find guys who don't utilize those skills when they have them. These are the guys who study the game and live and breathe and bleed and sweat football. These are the guys who have understood, in many cases, that football is their best way to a successful life and are making it their career at an early age. These are the guys who put extra time in learning routes, plays, their opponents. These are the guys that land in the NFL. Yes, a tiny amount of them don't have success, but to insinuate that MOST 4 and 5 stars are just lazy bums with attitude issues is a classic example of your maroon and orange goggles creating a bias that leads to thinking along the lines of this: "I love VT --> VT doesn't get top recruits --> therefore there's something wrong with top recruits."

Truth is, we're a marginally attractive program in the middle of the pack of teams in middle of the pack conference. We have ZERO national titles, and one appearance because we luckily landed a QB recruit, the likes of which we'll never have again.
Am I disputing the fact that Fu and VT, collectively and separately, have made their living off 3 stars? No, you're absolutely right. But let's not have similar mindset to the high-school girl who asks a guy out, is rejected, and claims she didn't want to date him anyway. We'd LOVE more 4 stars and this board would explode if we landed a 5 star. But come on, let's not act like they'd be bad for our program, let's just admit we're a slightly above average team. Some would call us "high functioning mediocrity."

That being said, I love this team and I'm so excited for the season.

Go Hokies.

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Posted: 07/31/2020 at 3:55PM



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Stand Corrected 43 Days to VT FOOTBALL -- 1hokies1 07/31/2020 1:12PM
  Math is a great subject... for him to poop on! ** -- No_Limit_Hokie 08/01/2020 7:40PM
  How could you! ** -- reconhokie 07/31/2020 10:01PM
  Yes, those slack 4 stars and 5 stars are losers. ** -- Lane2020 07/31/2020 9:40PM
  Focus son. Focus. ** -- Stork 07/31/2020 4:22PM
  Focused too much on the "L'ville Special" -- VTHokie2000 07/31/2020 10:56PM
  Drinking too much? ** -- RJHokie 07/31/2020 8:33PM
  Well beyond my attention span ** -- VPI63 08/01/2020 03:44AM
  Bro we had like 10 straight 10 win seasons. -- No Wake 07/31/2020 8:04PM
  So you're saying we're not even the tallest midget? -- MP4VT2004 07/31/2020 6:17PM
  Little Dabo is the midget king ** -- Hokie`79 07/31/2020 11:10PM
  Dabo has been quite successful ** -- VictoryTurkey 07/31/2020 6:50PM

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