Game PReview: Miami

By Pat Rouleau | November 14
Game PReview: Miami
#BeatMiami

Thinking about this game might be as difficult as trying to think about what club to hit on the twelfth tee at Augusta National.

There are so many variables to take into consideration when booking down at that ever-so picturesque hole. I bring this up, partly because I have been watching The Masters all day for the last two days, but also because there are a lot of variables to consider when discussing the Virginia Tech football program. This article is not going to bring up my personal feelings about this but for the last six days, the Sons and Scribes of Saturday, as well as all the voices on #HokieTwitter have shared their feelings about this, and I would highly recommend reading/listening to these opinions.

As it relates to this game today, I have cautious optimism that good things will happen and Tech will pull off a W before a tough stretch of games that will make-or-break this 2020 season and could alter the state of the program moving forward into 2021 and beyond.

This opening has a more somber tone than the previous PReviews because we all want to see this team succeed because of the happiness and satisfaction it brings us in our everyday lives.

A victory today will be like choosing the right club and hitting your shot right into the middle of the green to give yourself a shot at birdie or par on this par-3. A loss...let’s not think about that.

With all of that said, it is a gameday in Blacksburg and it is a beautiful day to #BeatMiami.

Here is your Gameday PReview.

MATCHUP:

#9 Miami Hurricanes (6-1, 5-1 ACC) vs Virginia Tech Hokies (4-3, 4-2 ACC)

LOCATION

Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA

SERIES HISTORY:

This will be the 38th matchup between the Hokies and the ‘Canes, with Miami holding a 22-15 advantage in the series. However, Virginia Tech won this game in 2019, 42-35.

TV INFORMATION:

  • Kickoff: 12:00 on ESPN
  • Play-by-Play: Roy Philpott
  • Analyst: Kelly Stouffer
  • Sideline: Eric Wood

UNIFORMS

#25 JERSEY: Jarrod Hewitt | RS Senior | Defensive Lineman | Venice, Fla

HYPE VIDEO:

WEATHER:

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SONS OF SATURDAY ARTICLES & PODCASTS

Miami Preview | Special Guest: Dave Knause

Lock$ of Saturday: Week 11

ARTICLES:

Robert Irby: Three Reasons Why Virginia Tech Could Beat Miami

Chris Himes: The Hokie Football Culture Conundrum

Grayson Wimbish: West Coast Report - Miami Prediction

Mike McDaniel: Three Reasons Why Miami Could Beat Virginia Tech

Justin Cates: The Twilight Zone or Just Hokie Football?

Grant Mitchell: Footsketball

Sam Jessee: Lock$ of Saturday - Week 11

Taylor Caskey: Let's Not Ignore the Success of the Virginia Tech Men's Soccer Team

Sam Jessee: Rock Bottom Part 3: The Troubling Trajectory of Fuente's Program

Mark Reif: If You Don't Believe, Don't Even Get on the Bus

Brett Smith: Prokies in the NFL - Week 9

SON(G)S OF SATURDAY:

Queue Enter Sandman.

Let's Go Hokies.

Beat Miami.

Pat Rouleau

Pat Rouleau

Pat is a 2018 graduate of Virginia Tech where he majored in Public Relations and minored in Business Leadership. He spent three of the best years of his life in Blacksburg and many of those days involved strolls to Lane Stadium and Hokie Grill because ~this degree runs on dunkin~!

When he isn't watching sports, you can find him watching Marvel movies, visiting breweries and hanging out around D.C.

You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @patrouleau13 and email him at pat.rouleau14@gmail.com.

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