Virginia Tech Passes Final Test Before Clemson

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Cam Phillips and the Hokies are awaiting No. 2 Clemson. (Photo by Ivan Morozov)

38-0.  Considering Old Dominion started a 17-year old quarterback and were missing four offensive starters, including their top receiver and a 1200 yard rusher, 38-0 sounds about right.  The Hokies started slow (as usual, and more on that later), but wore out the visiting Monarchs over the course of the afternoon.  They went on to win the game handily.

I’m not going to focus on the ODU game much today, except how it relates to some overall points that I want to talk about.  Let’s get started with the Monarch fanbase and how they helped Virginia Tech sell out Lane Stadium.

ODU fans traveled well. (Ivan Morozov)

ODU Fans Traveled Well, and That’s Important

I don’t know exactly how many Old Dominion fans traveled to Blacksburg, but they showed up in pretty