November 11, 2000. Virginia Tech beat UCF 44-21 that day behind a five-touchdown performance from Lee Suggs, while Hokie quarterback Dave Meyer and running back Andre Kendrick combined to go 2-of-8 through the air for 55 yards. Oh, if you think Tech’s passing game is bad right now…haha.
Now, why am I bringing up a game from 21 years ago? Because that’s the last time I had missed a Virginia Tech football game in its entirety. I’ve watched at least part of every single game since that day, though I do remember missing most of the Marshall game in 2005 to attend a funeral. But I did watch part of it, so the 21-year streak was intact. Until Saturday, that is.
I went to Atlanta for the World Series on Friday and Saturday nights, and seeing the Braves in the World Series was always the No. 1 item on my life’s bucket list. They hadn’t been in 22 years, and if it takes them another 22 years to get back, I’d be 60 years...
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