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Sons of Coaching Changes

By Justin Cates | November 19
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It's been a bit of a week for Virginia Tech fans. There's plenty of good news from the excellent basketball and soccer teams winning left and right. Of course, that's not what people are focused on with a huge shift in direction for the football program.

While Whit Babcock casts around the country in an effort to real in a new leader, Tech has found one right at home in interim head coach J.C. Price. Fittingly, Price was there when the Hokies beat Miami for the first time in 1995 and looks to repeat that historic result in his first game in charge.

Can the Hokies win the battle of 5-5 teams? Justin has his pick of the game, discusses Tech's interim coach, and has a brief recap of an outing in the wild west.


My Dad graduated from Tech in 1981 and I’ve been attending Virginia Tech sporting events since I first moved to Blacksburg in 1988. I myself graduated in 2008 with a Communication degree. During my time as a student I was the Sports Director for WUVT and helped establish and run Planet Blacksburg, an independent student-run news website. I’ve since written for numerous publications including SBNation, Inside The ACC, and Sports Illustrated's AllHokies. Currently, I host The Justin Cates Show in addition to other contributions here at Sons of Saturday and various other sites as the need arises. I now live in a fortified compound in upstate New York with my wife and numerous animals. The smell of popcorn makes me think of Cassell.

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