Monday Thoughts: Canes Dispatched, Panthers Dead Ahead

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Num-num-num! That’s good eatin’. (all photos by Ivan Morozov)

This one was a war of attrition.  Fans will remember it as a rollicking romp over Miami and will revel in some of the key plays, but I’ll remember this as two banged-up teams going deep into their rosters and seeing who had the most grit and who wanted it more. This time, it was the Hokies.

Let’s start this Monday Thoughts with a 2:20 video recap via OXVT (@OX_VT on Twitter). I insert it here because (a) I like it; and (b) it highlights a lot of the plays I’m going to mention in this article.

I’ve started thinking about October in a new way this season. Throughout September,

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