CC on Sunday: Khalil Herbert’s Big Day Sparks Virginia Tech

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Khalil Herbert had 358 all-purpose yards against Duke, the most by a Virginia Tech player since at least 1986. (Virginia Tech Athletics)

Virginia Tech-Duke matchups are rarely pretty.  Well, I guess last year’s game was pretty for Duke fans, but as a Hokie fan that doesn’t happen very often. I think a lot of us go into each game against the Blue Devils with a “let’s just get through it” type of mentality.  I know I do.

Here’s a quick recap of the most recent games with the Blue Devils…

  • 2011: 14-10 VT win.  A Tech team that put up a lot of points that year barely scraped through against the Blue Devils.
  • 2012: 41-20 VT win.  The Hokies won this one by three touchdowns, but not before Duke jumped out to a 20-0 lead.
  • 2013: 13-10 Duke win.  Both