VA TECH’S LOSS IS ODU’S GAIN

As the crucial 4th quarter grew late, Blackstone’s Chad Hendricks began to realize that he and his Old Dominion University football teammates might actually upset #13 Virginia Tech, but he didn’t let down his guard.

The 6’ 6,” 316-lb. offensive lineman remained focused. “I was motivated by the fact that Tech didn’t recruit me, and many of my Nottoway High classmates went to Tech and were probably watching the game.” Shocker The Monarch senior, who has started at right guard most of the past three years, played every offensive snap Sept. 22nd when ODU -- a 28.5-point underdog -- shocked the Hokies, 49-35, in Norfolk. It’s being called the biggest win in school history and one of college football’s greatest upsets. ODU is only in its 10th season of having a football team.

 

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