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Throwback Vibes: Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia

By Justin Cates | September 21
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It's a common trope that at some point you'll be forced by a significant other to divest of your most prized possessions. These are things of value only to you like aging yearbooks and 25-year-old jackets. Let this episode of my sporadic Internet show be a lesson that you must hang on to these items AT ALL COSTS. You never know when you can wear them again for 15 minutes while your wife is out of the house.

So yeah, never throw anything away.

At any rate we hope you enjoy the old highlights and a prediction ahead of what should be a raucous and positively autumnal Thursday night in Lane Stadium.


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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