You post the same whine over and over. Every day on every board. We know how you feel. I doubt that Virginia Tech will miss your contribution. We graduate 4,000 new alumni every year so it won't be long until someone takes you place.
I proudly have my Hokie Club Sticker on my car and will continue to support the Hokies and contribute to our growth. I love running into other ACC fans on a day to day basis and enjoy the friendly rivalary we have with our conference brethern.
If fate takes us to the SEC or somewhere else, I'll still be a Hokie fan but we will have lost something important and sold out.
From your posts I totally understand that you are pro ACC just like from other posters posts I know they are pro SEC. I respect both sides. I just don't get how going to the SEC makes us sell outs. Are we sell outs for taking our football oriented athletic program to a footballcentric conference who has dominated the nation for the last 5 years or so? We're talking about sports here, not academics. If someone says they'd rather comptete with the big dogs in college football, it doesn't make them a sellout, just like someone saying they want to stay in the ACC because it's where we belong doesn't make them an underachiever with low expectations. I'm on the fence. I can appreciate the natural fit that is the ACC, but there's also a part of me that wants our football program to be better accustomed to playing the best of the best. I don't necessarily need 10 win seasons every year if we can actually start winning big games on a regular basis and have a realistic non-backing our way into shot at the championship picture ever so often.
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