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VTHokie2000

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Some of the "issues" may not be unique to PJ though


Even though the triple option is an unusual offense in today's college football, VT plays GT every year. For players who never faced that style of offense in HS or against GT, I do think there is a learning curve. However, when that player has faced GT 2, 3, or even 4 times, then that learning curve should get smaller and smaller because they "remember" things they "learned" from those previous games.

The reason I said some of the "issues" may not be unique is because I am reminded of all the comeback losses or "close" losses VT has had over the years. I am not saying the offense or special teams doesn't deserve their fair share of the blame for the loss. However, if the defense is the unit on the field, then they bare responsibility and reap any successes for whatever transpires while they are on the field. The same holds true for the other 2 units. Whatever happened in the previous drives is in the past and cannot be changed. The only thing the players do have control over are things to come in the future. The only question they have to answer late in the game is "Do I step up and control my destiny or allow someone else to control it for me?"

(In response to this post by akaHokie)

Posted: 02/13/2018 at 3:42PM



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  FU lost this year. -- vpi98 02/13/2018 11:24PM
  Yep. He overthought it and outsmarted himself. ** -- NokieHokie 02/14/2018 12:26AM
  Agree to disagree. ** -- NokieHokie 02/13/2018 7:07PM
  As stated, it was a team loss -- Hokie1992 02/15/2018 05:52AM
  Yeah, it seems we just never play that well vs GT. ** -- reestuart 02/14/2018 08:44AM
  This was a bad one no matter how you look at it...... -- MontgomeryTexasHokie 02/13/2018 5:14PM
  Was that on scheme or on individuals? ** -- WhoopACC Hokie 02/13/2018 4:57PM
  I read on TSL that Fuente lost that game. ** -- Tyson 02/13/2018 1:59PM
  So at worst, the D is equally responsible one time. ** -- NokieHokie 02/13/2018 1:06PM
  Bud wasn't DC until 1995 ** -- Hokie Bird 94 02/13/2018 3:49PM
  My mistake ** -- VTHokie2000 02/13/2018 3:59PM
  Uh oh - you came with facts instead of fable. -- akaHokie 02/13/2018 3:22PM
  Some of the "issues" may not be unique to PJ though -- VTHokie2000 02/13/2018 3:42PM
  Man, I like the way you think -- akaHokie 02/13/2018 5:21PM
  LOL ** -- akaHokie 02/14/2018 12:25PM
  Even though that may be true, it doesn't change the fact -- VTHokie2000 02/14/2018 08:59AM
  I agree. I just don't place the GT losses on the D. ** -- NokieHokie 02/14/2018 09:09AM
  I never placed the losses squarely on the D -- VTHokie2000 02/14/2018 09:14AM

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