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After all of the talk and all of the hype, it was business as usual.   There had been much chatter surrounding this year’s annual Virginia Tech- Hoo game. Most of it centered around the ‘London Miracle’ in Hooville, with the Hoo coach credited with what had been thought a near impossibility, getting Mr. Jefferson’s […]
It certainly was a very interesting Thanksgiving holiday. Four days worth of riding back and forth, up and down Christiansburg Hill between Roanoke and Blacksburg, interspersed with excellent ways of spending my time does make for one. My Thanksgiving got off to a rousing start. I was invited to take the holiday meal with four- […]
Well, it was Halloween. The ACC staged a fairly-eventful weekend of football, a zany few days of tricks played on most of the favorites and a rather large treat awarded to one team. The main beneficiary of the action was Virginia Tech. Through no fault of its own, the Hokies saw their Coastal Division lead […]
New Hoo football coach Mike London announced his latest attempt at luring fans into the Smithsonian. London said that he had bought 100 season tickets and would give them away in the ongoing Hoo campaign to get fans to actually show up for games. “Hoo fans have really embraced me during my first seven months […]
Once again, it is time for the annual Hoo Spring Football Festivus. A crowd of tens of tens is expected to pack the first couple of rows in Section 106 of the Smithsonian to witness the New and Improved Different Hoos of first-year coach Mike London. The latest Hoo coach said that since the traditional […]
Much had been made of the ‘Just like football’ chants made by Tech fans following the Hokies’ basketball defeat of the Hoos in the John.¬† The greatest effect seemed to be on the Hoo players themselves. Attempting to show solidarity with their football brethren and perhaps inspired by algrohed coach algroh stopping by Hooville long […]
Various media sources have reported that the Hoos have hired Richmond coach and former algroh assistant Mike London for the enviable job of trying to rebuild the mess left behind by the Great NFL Legend Poetry Reader. The Hoos acted quickly to lock up London, merely hours after UR’s season ended in a loss to […]
The A-Line Board of Football Experts Jim on WSET-TV [middle-aged?] “I’m sure I will always call the guy in the glass a friend.”- algroh And so it ended. Hoo football coach algroh was algrohed early Sunday, following what must have been one of the shortest program evaluations ever undertaken. The reign of the Great NFL […]
“The U might be back, but we never left.” – Rashad Carmichael “They’re a lot better than I thought they were.”- Bobby Bowden The A-Line Board of Football Experts Well, that was fun. Virginia Tech coupled a crisp, well-executing offense with its usual outstanding¬† defense to totally dominate Nebraska on the way to a solid […]
“We need an eraser.“- algroh The A-Line Board of Football Experts What a difference a week makes! Things went a little better for both Virginia Tech and most of the rest of the ACC. A week after being utterly embarrassed in the OOC corral, this time only one team was thrown. There seemed to be […]