TechSideline.com Polls Archive

The largest comeback win in Coach Beamer's career was primarily due to ... what?

  • Sports psych 1o1: patience, leadership, character, coaching; and getting back to having some fun!. (60%, 186 Votes)
  • The VT defense. They beat Duke up as Bud Stout is back in stock. (25%, 79 Votes)
  • The VT offense. Just ask J.C. Coleman. Nuff said. (15%, 46 Votes)

Total Voters: 311

Start Date: October 15, 2012 @ 8:21 pm
End Date: No Expiry

IF lowly Duke comes into Lane Stadium on Homecoming and upsets mighty Virginia Tech .. what happens?

  • Frank does not like change. Nothing happens. (82%, 246 Votes)
  • Bigfoot attacks the Loch Ness Monster on CNN. (10%, 31 Votes)
  • Space rock------->World--------->"Boom Boom Pow!" (8%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 299

Start Date: October 11, 2012 @ 4:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Buy or Sell: Virginia Tech will NOT make a bowl this season?

  • Sell. "When the going gets tough......" (53%, 169 Votes)
  • Buy. "All good things....." (47%, 150 Votes)

Total Voters: 319

Start Date: October 10, 2012 @ 12:29 am
End Date: No Expiry

The person or persons who have to fix this 2012 mess would be who(m)?

  • Frank Beamer and Staff. Leadership is best applied top-down. (40%, 192 Votes)
  • Jim Weaver. He must do his duty and order Frank to make changes. (35%, 164 Votes)
  • LT3 and company:with a soul searching Players only meeting. (25%, 119 Votes)

Total Voters: 475

Start Date: October 8, 2012 @ 2:15 am
End Date: No Expiry

For leadership over troubled 3-2 waters, this VT football team should turn to ... who?

  • Logan Thomas. (34%, 101 Votes)
  • Frank Beamer. (33%, 96 Votes)
  • Bruce Taylor. (24%, 70 Votes)
  • other (name drop below) (9%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 295

Start Date: October 4, 2012 @ 9:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Buy or Sell: still unbeaten in A.c.c. play VT will make the A.c.c. championship game?

  • Sell. (81%, 355 Votes)
  • Buy. (19%, 83 Votes)

Total Voters: 438

Start Date: October 3, 2012 @ 1:49 am
End Date: No Expiry

The #1 thing 'rong with 3-2 Virginia Tech right now ... is???

  • Extrinsics: tired football team, Identity, coaching. (47%, 136 Votes)
  • Intangibles: health, experience, leadership, "want-too". (42%, 121 Votes)
  • Measurables: talent, team-speed, tackling. (11%, 32 Votes)

Total Voters: 289

Start Date: September 30, 2012 @ 10:47 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Right now Virginia Tech R.A.T.T. ranks where in the Big East?

  • 3rd-place or lower. (40%, 106 Votes)
  • 1st-place. (32%, 83 Votes)
  • 2nd-place. (28%, 73 Votes)

Total Voters: 262

Start Date: September 27, 2012 @ 9:39 pm
End Date: No Expiry

On Saturday vs. Bowling Green at home, the VT offense will ... what???

  • Turtle. Dinty Moore Stew. Back to the basics. (44%, 70 Votes)
  • Keep it mixed-up and continue to employ variety max. (31%, 49 Votes)
  • Go uptempo as this apparently suits LT3 and Co. best. (25%, 40 Votes)

Total Voters: 159

Start Date: September 21, 2012 @ 1:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

R.A.T.T. right now Virginia Tech 10 win streak is ... ???

  • In some real live jeopardy. Just ask F.S.U. and Clemson. (65%, 246 Votes)
  • Ask me after @ UNC. (28%, 107 Votes)
  • Fine just fine. We win 10 even if the 10th is in the Bowl. (7%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 381

Start Date: September 19, 2012 @ 12:14 am
End Date: No Expiry

You are Frank Beamer: what was your post-game speech up at Pitt?

  • "FIRE and BRIMSTONE" 1o1. Read anyone and everyone the O&M riot act. Ears will burn, and get everyone NOT directly associated with the team outta the lockerroom. N-o-w is the time to go all in. (61%, 386 Votes)
  • You say nothing, not a word, let "silence" speak volumes. You pull an assistant over and tell them: "start the bus". You don't watch the game-film. Burn it and start from Bowling Green scratch. (31%, 198 Votes)
  • You remind them that this is only one game. Go 'round the horn and be everyone's best friend. Pat them on the back, run your fingers though their hair. You do not kick a young team when it's down. (8%, 54 Votes)

Total Voters: 638

Start Date: September 15, 2012 @ 5:22 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What the 2012 Virginia Tech offense really needs to get going ... is???

  • For the 74th ranked VT rushing attack to finally attack. (60%, 256 Votes)
  • To pick an offensive set or two and (finally) enjoy an offensive identity. (26%, 109 Votes)
  • To put the ball in the hands of our best offensive player -LT3- and yet him do his thing. (14%, 62 Votes)

Total Voters: 427

Start Date: September 14, 2012 @ 3:06 am
End Date: No Expiry

The most important lesson we learnt from Austin Peay ... is???

  • Short weeks suck. No more short-weeks. (41%, 79 Votes)
  • We won! Easily in the end, and showed next to nothing. (31%, 60 Votes)
  • We survived mostly injury free. (28%, 55 Votes)

Total Voters: 194

Start Date: September 13, 2012 @ 4:10 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is Notre Dame's addition to the ACC a good thing?

  • Yes, it is. (67%, 1,925 Votes)
  • No, it isn't. (19%, 534 Votes)
  • I'm not sure. (14%, 420 Votes)

Total Voters: 2,879

Start Date: September 12, 2012 @ 3:00 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Honestly folks, right now the 2012 VT offense is....................???

  • Good enough to cost VT 2-3 football games. (45%, 175 Votes)
  • (TBD) To Be Determined @ UNC. (38%, 150 Votes)
  • Good enough to win the prerequisite 10 football games. (17%, 66 Votes)

Total Voters: 391

Start Date: September 10, 2012 @ 2:51 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The most important thing vs. a team like Austin Peay ... is???

  • "Safety first." Injuries count, even vs. A.Peay. (69%, 166 Votes)
  • Secondary concerns. Gotta work on coach Gray's back-up boys. (15%, 37 Votes)
  • VT oLine: Benedict and the back-ups need love too. (16%, 37 Votes)

Total Voters: 240

Start Date: September 7, 2012 @ 3:05 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The M.V.P. of the Georgia Tech football game ... was???

  • Coach Bud Foster. 'nuff said. (58%, 290 Votes)
  • Jack Tyler --his career high 17 tackles says so! (31%, 153 Votes)
  • Cody Journell --all he did was win the game. (11%, 54 Votes)

Total Voters: 497

Start Date: September 6, 2012 @ 11:45 pm
End Date: No Expiry

R.A.T.T. the best football coach on the field on Labor Day night ... is???

  • Bud Foster of VT. (63%, 737 Votes)
  • Frank Beamer of VT. (32%, 370 Votes)
  • Paul Johnson of GT. (5%, 57 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,164

Start Date: August 28, 2012 @ 1:41 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The real story line of football scrimmage no.1 was ... ???

  • The dynamic up-tempo version of our imported Texas offense. (69%, 375 Votes)
  • The Bud Lite no-show version of defense. (28%, 153 Votes)
  • Other? (namedrop below) (3%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 541

Start Date: August 20, 2012 @ 2:11 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What do you think about VT's whiteout helmets?

  • I hate them. (52%, 947 Votes)
  • I like them. (24%, 439 Votes)
  • Whatever ... I don't care. (24%, 429 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,815

Start Date: August 17, 2012 @ 9:21 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which Virginia Tech football jersey combo' do you like best???

  • The old-school traditional maroon and white one. (73%, 576 Votes)
  • The camouflage one. (right) (21%, 168 Votes)
  • The Turkey Trax one. (left) (6%, 44 Votes)

Total Voters: 788

Start Date: August 12, 2012 @ 6:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Virginia Tech's best N.F.L. prospect up front along the defensive line ... is???

  • No.99 Jame Gayle (85%, 498 Votes)
  • No.98 Derrick Hopkins (6%, 36 Votes)
  • Trick question b'street. VT has lottsa good A.c.c. dLinemen, and no N.F.L. dLinemen. (6%, 33 Votes)
  • Other? (namedrop below). (3%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 589

Start Date: August 6, 2012 @ 3:42 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Where should Bobby and I start ... ???

  • With Logan Thomas and the offense. (62%, 158 Votes)
  • With James Gayle and the defense. (30%, 76 Votes)
  • Other? (namedrop below). (8%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 255

Start Date: July 31, 2012 @ 11:09 am
End Date: No Expiry

The most talented 2012 Virginia Tech offensive lineman ... is???

  • Miller. (47%, 291 Votes)
  • Painter. (26%, 158 Votes)
  • Benedict (pre-injury). (12%, 75 Votes)
  • Wang. (9%, 53 Votes)
  • Becton. (6%, 36 Votes)

Total Voters: 613

Start Date: July 23, 2012 @ 1:11 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The winner of the 2012 Greenbrier Classic ... is?

  • Field. (60%, 127 Votes)
  • A Hokie! (Brendon de Jonge or Johnson Wagner) (27%, 58 Votes)
  • Tiger Woods. (13%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 213

Start Date: July 4, 2012 @ 12:31 pm
End Date: No Expiry