We covered conference realignment rumblings, unequal revenue sharing and the evolving NIL landscape in Part I of my Q&A with Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock.
Now for Part II, a smorgasbord of topics, including football, scheduling, facility projects, the Nike contract, uniforms and gambling.
AB: Is it hard to be patient with football? I’m sure you want success as fast as you can with a new hire, but it feels like this was going to be a process.
WB: Yeah, human nature. Absolutely. I also had to take a bit of a step back and realize that because of some of the seasons that didn’t meet our expectations prior to Coach [Brent] Pry being here that those losses cumulatively were weighing on me, and maybe I was in that group that was wanting instant success as well. And I had to take a step back and realize that to build it up, sometimes you’ve got to regroup and start over....
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