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Lunch Pail Podcast: Virginia Tech's showdown with North Carolina a pivotal moment

10/16/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek discuss Tech's two-game win streak, Hendon Hooker's quick start, the Hokies' struggling pass defense and why UNC-Tech is "juice city."

Duration:01:06:35

Lunch Pail Podcast: The Hokies have an identity crisis on their hands

10/2/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek discuss Tech's embarrassing loss to Duke, the team's lack of identity, a renewed quarterback competition, the fanbase's frustration with Justin Fuente, preview the Miami game and more.

Duration:01:09:18

Lunch Pail Podcast: Will Duke game be a tipping point?

9/25/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek share their thoughts on escaping Furman, Tech hiring Jerry Kill, areas of concern at the bye week and preview the Friday night matchup against Duke.

Duration:01:04:17

Lunch Pail Podcast: Talking early surprises, fan panic and running game woes

9/12/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek share their thoughts on Old Dominion hanging around against Tech, biggest surprises through the first two weeks and the Hokies' struggles in the run game. Plus, what to expect from Furman.

Duration:01:01:55

Lunch Pail Podcast: What happen at BC? Can Virginia Tech recover with ODU on deck?

9/4/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek share their thoughts on Virginia Tech's mistake-filled loss to Boston College, the team's biggest concerns going into Week 2 against Old Dominion and more.

Duration:00:53:27

Lunch Pail Podcast: Bud Foster, depth chart and Boston College

8/28/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek share their thoughts on Bud Foster's retirement announcement, the Week 1 depth chart and preview the Hokies matchup against Boston College.

Duration:00:43:30

Lunch Pail Podcast: Previewing Virginia Tech's 2019 fall camp

7/31/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Tech football reporter Mike Niziolek share their thoughts on where the Hokies stands heading into fall camp. What are the key position battles? Who are the players to watch? What's the vibe like in Blacksburg? All that and more is in the latest episode of the Lunch Pail Podcast.

Duration:00:33:13

Lunch Pail Podcast: Is Military Bowl loss a big deal?

1/10/2019
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the Hokies' loss to Cincinnati in the Military Bowl, 2019 scheduling changes, Trevon Hill's statement and much more.

Duration:00:34:29

Lunch Pail Podcast: The lasting images of Virginia Tech's 2018 season

12/13/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss Frank Beamer's hall of fame career, a wild finish to Virginia Tech's 2018 regular season and the underwhelming bowl matchup against Cincinnati.

Duration:00:34:59

Lunch Pail Podcast: Episode 12

11/29/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the twists and turns of the 100th Commonwealth Cup, where the game ranks in the streak and turn their attention to the Hokies' upcoming showdown against Marshall.

Duration:00:26:04

Lunch Pail Podcast: Episode 11

11/20/2018
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BLACKSBURG - The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss a pair of Hokies players leaving the program, if the distractions will hurt the team, preview the Commonwealth Cup and weigh which streak (bowl appearance or wins over Virginia) is more prestigious. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 11 Intro (0:00-0:45) Recent transfers a cause for concern? (0:46-9:02) Anything stand out about loss to Miami (9:03-11:05) How will Virginia Tech...

Duration:00:34:43

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 10

11/15/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the Hokies' disastrous defense, fan complaints about the coaching staff and preview the Miami game. Intro (0:00-2:19) What's the defense problem? (2:20-7:20) Should coaches be on hot seat? (8:35-16:20) What do you want to see in final two games? (16:21-24:00) Breaking down Miami game (24:01-27:45) Predictions for Virginia Tech vs. Miami (27:46-31:45) Pick 3 (31:45-40:15)

Duration:00:28:35

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 9

11/8/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the Hokies' recent offensive struggles, what went wrong against Boston College and the biggest challenge facing Pittsburgh. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 9 Intro - (0:00-0:57) Takeaways from Boston College game (0:58-10:27) How will Virginia Tech's offense attack Pittsburgh? (10:28-12:30) Biggest challenge for Virginia Tech this weekend (12:31-20:54) Predictions for Virginia Tech vs....

Duration:00:24:26

Lunch Pail Podcast: Is Virginia Tech's season on the brink?

10/31/2018
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BLACKSBURG - The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss whether Virginia Tech's season is on the brink, preview the Boston College game and break down the race for the Coastal Division title. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 8 Intro - (0:00-1:05) What happened against Georgia Tech (1:06-7:45) Is season on the brink? (7:46- Previewing the Boston College game (15:01-18:15) Predictions for Virginia Tech vs. Boston College...

Duration:00:37:13

Lunch Pail Podcast: Can Virginia Tech bounce back after latest setback?

10/10/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the Hokies second half setbacks against Notre Dame, the team's chances in the Coastal Division and preview the North Carolina game. If you have any feedback or questions for Aaron or Mike, email us! Look for new episodes on every Wednesday during the season. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 7 Intro - (0:00-1:11) What went wrong for Virginia Tech against Notre Dame (1:12-4:53) The...

Duration:00:26:56

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 6

10/4/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the Hokies dominating Duke on the road, the keys to that win and look ahead to Notre Dame Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 6 Intro - (0:00-0:35 Reaction to Duke win (0:36-4:30) What impressed you more Virginia Tech's offense or defense? (4:31-12:05) Breaking down Notre Dame game (12:06-19:00) Predictions for Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame (19:01-25:40) Pick 3 (25:41-32:02)

Duration:00:22:24

Lunch Pail Podcast

9/27/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss one of the biggest upset losses in Hokies history, what's next at quarterback and take a shot at predicting what will happen at Duke this weekend. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 5 Intro - (0:00-1:05) Reaction to Old Dominion loss (1:06-6:50) Biggest surprise about the way Virginia Tech played? (6:51-13:00) Breaking down Josh Jackson injury, Trevon Hill departure (13:01-14:35) Can...

Duration:00:25:35

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 4

9/19/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek discuss the No. 13 Hokies unexpected layoff and preview this weekend's visit to Old Dominion. Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 4 - Intro - (0:00-1:55) - Concerns about layoff (1:56-6:30) - Any financial impact to losing game? (6:31-7:40) - What will Virginia Tech do about schedule (7:41-10:00) - Florida State hurting Tech's strength of schedule (10:01-15:30) - Any advantage for Virginia Tech...

Duration:00:32:28

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 3

9/6/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek break down the Hokies' 24-3 win over FSU on this week’s Lunch Pail Podcast. The reporters share their impressions from the game and what it means going forward. Plus, plenty of discussion on the week’s Virginia Tech football-related news and Saturday’s game against William & Mary. Lunch Pail Podcast - Episode 3 Introductions (0:00-1:11) What stood out from Monday night? (1:12-3:11) Who was...

Duration:00:48:13

Lunch Pail Podcast Episode 2

8/29/2018
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The Roanoke Times sports columnist Aaron McFarling and Virginia Tech football beat writer Mike Niziolek break down the Hokies' Week 1 depth chart. The reporters also turn their attention to Monday’s ACC showdown against Florida State and make predictions. Lunch Pail Podcast - Episode 2 Introductions (0:00-2:46) Depth chart surprises (2:47-10:49) Depth chart concerns (10:50-15:18) What should Virginia Tech be worried about facing FSU? (15:19-19:40) Virginia Tech’s advantages over FSU...

Duration:00:46:06