The Virginia Tech Friday Q&A: “The Alliance”, Depth Issues, and More

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Could we see more Big Ten teams playing Virginia Tech in Lane Stadium in the future? (Ivan Morozov)

1) What effect will the current conference realignments have on VT’s athletic fundraising? Will it increase, decrease or have no effect on the ability for VT to meet the $400 million Reach for Excellence campaign fund raising target within the proposed timeline? – PadrosWindup

Chris Coleman: Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic reported today that an alliance between the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 would be announced soon, perhaps as soon as next week.  David Teel also wrote an article about the subject for The Richmond Times-Dispatch.  Teel is a long-tenured sports writer with a better grasp than me on how things are done at the conference level, but even his article contains more questions than answers.