Two Deep: Hokies Under The Influence

Two Deep: Hokies Under The Influence is a college football podcast focused on the Virginia Tech Hokies. Hosted by Pete Bertheaud and Robbie Dowling, the show features news and updates, weekly game recaps and previews, exciting guests from other ACC and VT media, and in-depth analysis. We also enjoy different craft beers each week from across the nation in search of the perfect pour.

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Two Deep: Hokies Under The Influence is a college football podcast focused on the Virginia Tech Hokies. Hosted by Pete Bertheaud and Robbie Dowling, the show features news and updates, weekly game recaps and previews, exciting guests from other ACC and VT media, and in-depth analysis. We also enjoy different craft beers each week from across the nation in search of the perfect pour.
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Pitt Recap / Miami Preview

How low can you go? The Hokies found new levels of ineptitude in a demoralizing 52-22 loss to Pitt. Robbie and Pete's depression turns to exasperation in this one, as they attempt to recap what the hell happened. The guys then transition to acceptance,...

BC Recap / Pitt Preview

O... no. The offense disappeared in a disappointing loss to Boston College. Addazio did Robbie dirty as his veteran team put a hurtin' on the Hokies in the second half. The guys recap the game before diving into the commentary on play-calling. There wa...

GT Recap / BC Preview

Techmo Bowl blowout. Georgia Tech ran roughshod over the Hokies, putting up video game numbers in a game that was difficult to watch. Robbie and Pete begrudgingly recap the defensive disaster, attempting to find a reason for why it went so wrong. The r...

Georgia Tech Preview

Rest, no relaxation. The Hokies were off this past weekend, but Bud Foster and the young defense were hard at work preparing for Georgia Tech's triple option offense. The CPJ/Foster chess-match is always fascinating, but how Fuente plans to exploit a G...

UNC Recap

A win is a win. After a sloppy game, and a crazy finish, the Hokies head into the bye week at 4-2 and 3-0 in the ACC. Pete and Robbie recap just how lucky VT was to get the W against UNC, and enjoy some pumpkin beers in the process. The bye comes at a ...

ND Recap / UNC Preview with Don V

That one hurt. Unfortunately, the Hokies have now contributed to the "Notre Dame is going to the playoff" narrative. Don V, of the Don V Fridays podcast, helps the guys recap the dismal showing against the Irish before previewing UNC. The levity brough...

Duke Recap / Notre Dame Preview

That's how you respond. The Hokies bounced back in a big way with a definitive victory over Duke. Robbie and Pete recap the all the action from Durham before getting you ready for the gigantic contest vs. Notre Dame. Lane will certainly be jumping as T...

ODU Recap / Duke Preview

That sound you hear is the Hokies crashing back down to earth. After an impressive start to the season, Tech laid an historic egg, losing to Old Dominion 35-49. Pete and Robbie recap what went wrong and debate where the loss ranks among some of the Hok...

ODU Preview

VT football, how we've missed you. After an unexpected bye week, the Hokies should be recharged heading into their game against Old Dominion. Pete and Robbie recap all the college football action from last weekend before previewing the historic trip to...

W&M Recap / ECU Canceled

Well that was fun. Virginia Tech took William & Mary behind the woodshed on Saturday. Robbie and Pete recap the offensive explosion and praise a great game overall despite some mistakes on D. Unfortunately, next week's matchup vs. ECU has been canc...

FSU Recap / W&M Preview

1-0! The Hokies went into Tallahassee and shocked the college football world on Monday night. The offense started off hot, the defense dominated throughout, and our special teams paid tribute to Frank Beamer with a game-changing play. It was quite a ni...

FSU Preview with Andy Bitter

Andy Bitter from The Athletic joins the guys to help preview the opener against Florida State. Andy's insight on media access, the running game, and our young defense provides the backdrop for a matchup full of unknowns. As you would expect, Pete and R...

2018 VT Football Season Preview

In this 4th annual edition of Two Deep's Season Preview, Robbie and Pete get you pumped for the 2018 campaign. The G.O.A.T. in Arlington, VA welcomed your two favorite Hokies with open arms, allowing the properly lubricated duo to expound on every topi...

Win Confidence with Joe Lanza

Joe Lanza from joins Pete and Robbie to discuss all things VT. Topics include Khadim Sy, DT depth, the coaches poll, the TKP interview with Fuente, #HilGAINZ, and the guys' Win Confidence rankings for the 2018 season. At the end, a discu...

2018 Schedule Breakdown - Part 2

In this episode, Pete and Robbie preview the Hokies' second six 2018 opponents: UNC, GT, BC, Pitt, Miami, and UVA. We're less than one month away from football season!

2018 Schedule Breakdown - Part 1

In this episode, Pete and Robbie preview the Hokies' first six 2018 opponents: FSU, W&M, ECU, ODU, Duke, and Notre Dame. Enjoy this first taste of the upcoming VT football season!

Offseason Intrigue / Recruiting

Supposedly, it's the offseason, but you wouldn't know it based on the flood of activity within the VT football program. Robbie and Pete rehash the Devyn Ford whiff, break down the now dire cornerback situation, and discuss the troubling rumors surround...

NFL Draft / Spring Game Recap

With spring practice wrapped up, and the NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, there was plenty of content for this episode. Robbie and Pete covered a lot of ground, breaking down the Galen Scott resignation, the history-making first night of the draft, an...

Spring Game Preview with French

Jonathan French of returns to the podcast to discuss Virginia Tech's covert spring practices. Robbie and Pete prod him about position battles, emerging young talent, and what to expect from the Hokies in 2018. While the coaches have been...

NCAA Tournament Preview

The Hokies are going dancing, again! For the second straight season, coach Buzz Williams has Virginia Tech in the NCAA Tournament. In this episode, Robbie and Pete take an in-depth look at Tech's seeding and break down the opening round matchup vs. Ala...

Buzzketball's Epic Run / 2018 Recruiting Class / Schedule Breakdown

The boys are back. After making you wait far too long for a new podcast, Pete and Robbie bring the heat recapping Virginia Tech's busy winter months. This episode covers the unbelievable stretch for the men's basketball team, National Signing Day and w...

Bowl Recap / NFL Departures / Buzzketball

This episode marks then end of the 2017 VT football season. Robbie and Pete recap Tech's performance in the Camping World Bowl and talk about the future of QB Josh Jackson. Since the game, multiple Hokies have announced an early jump to the the NFL; th...

Signing Day / Bowl Preview

With so much going on in the world of Virginia Tech athletics, this holiday edition of Two Deep is jam-packed. Pete and Robbie recap the Kentucky game, react to the 2018 football signees, and preview the upcoming Camping World Bowl vs. Oklahoma State. ...

Buzzketball heads to Kentucky

Buzz Williams has the Hokies off to a hot start once again. With a record of 9-1 and dreams of getting back to the tournament, this sharp-shooting team will really find out what they're made of out in Lexington this weekend. Because of the magnitude of...

Final Rankings / Bowl Selection

The committee has spoken. Virginia Tech finished the regular season at no. 22 in both the AP poll and CFP rankings. The guys recap championship weekend and react to VT's bowl matchup vs. Oklahoma State. They also officially announce that the VT-Kentuck...

UVA Recap

14 straight! The Hokies beat the 'hoos yet again, capping off a strong 2017 campaign. The guys recap the outstanding defensive performance and detail the sparse, but crucial, offensive highlights. Pete and Robbie also discuss their thoughts on the seas...

Pitt Recap / UVA Preview

Goal-line stand FTW! Saturday's victory against Pitt produced one of the best moments in Lane Stadium history. Pete and Robbie recap every exciting detail before shifting their focus to Hate Week. That's right, the battle for the Commonwealth Cup start...

Georgia Tech Recap / Pitt Preview

The triple option strikes again. For the second year in a row, VT loses the Techmo Bowl in frustrating fashion. This episode is not for the faint of heart as the game provided plenty of unsettling moments for the guys to breakdown. Pitt is up next, and...

Miami Recap / Georgia Tech Preview

That one hurt. Unfortunately, the Hokies have now contributed to "the U is back" narrative. Pete and Robbie recap the dismal showing against Miami and try to put it behind them before previewing Georgia Tech. There's no time to pout as the triple optio...

Duke Recap / Miami Preview

Here we go again. With a definitive victory over Duke, the Hokies are primed for their third big game of the 2017 season. Joe Lanza from The Key Play joins the guys to discuss the VT's 7-1 start, and preview the match-up vs. the undefeated Miami Hurric...

UNC Recap / Duke Preview

"Let the punishment match the offense." Forget the NCAA's ruling, Fuente and the boys gave UNC the beating they deserved. Pete and Robbie recap all the action from an amazing Homecoming game. Duke is up next and will provide a much stiffer challenge. I...

North Carolina Preview

What a time to have a bye. With the Hokies home resting, the college football world got turned upside down by unranked opponents. Now, let's hope Tech can avoid the same fate against an ailing UNC team this Saturday. The guys tell you everything you ne...

Boston College Recap

A win is a win. In a weird environment, the Hokies took care of Boston College and head into the bye week at 5-1. Pete and Robbie recap the game and discuss upcoming opponents with the help of some Pumpkin beers. It's time for VT to get healthy before ...

Clemson Recap / BC Preview

So that didn't go well. Clemson played like the 2nd best team in the nation and VT... um... did not. Despite the loss, there were plenty of fun things from the weekend to talk about. In fact, this pod is jam-packed. The guys recap College GameDay, the ...

ODU Recap / Clemson Preview

The stage is set. Virginia Tech did what they had to do against Old Dominion and now the match-up we've all been waiting for is just days away. The guys could not be more excited. After moving quickly through a recap of the ODU game, they turn their fu...

ECU Recap / ODU Preview

Well that was a beatdown. Virginia Tech took ECU behind the woodshed on Saturday and Josh Jackson put the rest of the ACC on notice with 5 pass TDs. Robbie and Pete review the offensive highlights and praise the D for a great team performance. Next up ...

UD Recap / ECU Preview

The thrill is gone, for now at least. While VT did pitch a shutout, the win over UD won't be a game many remember. The guys break down what they saw on Saturday, and then move on to ECU; another tune-up before Clemson at the end of the month... hopeful...

WVU Recap / UD Preview

1-0! After ten straight season opening losses against ranked opponents, Virginia Tech finally gets one. And what a game it was! Robbie and Pete recap all the action from a memorable night, and discuss Josh Jackson's immediate impact. Before moving on t...

West Virginia Preview with French

Jonathan French from joins the guys to help preview the opener against West Virginia. In typical French fashion, he articulately lays out every reason to be fearful of the Mountaineers, yet, he still likes Tech's chances. Robbie and Pete...

2017 VT Football Season Preview

In this jumbo edition of Two Deep, Robbie and Pete preview every aspect of the upcoming Virginia Tech football season. Rankings, returning production, position groups, record predictions - it's all here. There's even some all-time great music to help g...

Sunday Funday with Joe Lanza

Joe Lanza from joined the guys last Sunday to discuss all things Virginia Tech. Topics included the coaches poll, Sam Rogers, Ty Outlaw, Buzz's hair, the new Cassell floor, #GAINZ, wide receiver depth, recruiting, offensive line play, WV...

2017 Schedule Breakdown Part 2

College Football media days are upon us! No better time for the guys to finish out their 2017 opponent previews. This episode is pretty long, but if you make it to the end, Robbie stumps Pete with a mystery hip-hip song.

Chris Van Dine Interview

Pete and Robbie interview Chris Van Dine from Phil Steele's College Football Preview magazine. Chris provides insight on VT's upcoming season and lets the guys know how the staff over at the magazine believes the ACC will shake out.

2017 Schedule Breakdown Part 1

In this episode, the guys update you on the latest recruiting news, preview the first half of the 2017 VT Football schedule, and enjoy some beers perfect for the hot summer weather. If you make it to the end of the pod, you'll hear them answer a couple...

Spring Game Recap

Another Spring Game is in the books... well, "game" is a bit strong since it was an offense vs. defense scrimmage again this year... nevertheless, there were some things to get excited about. Robbie and Pete breakdown all the action and give their thou...

Spring Practice Update

Hope springs eternal. Well it does for Pete and Robbie at least. While there are plenty of reasons to be concerned about Virginia Tech's chances to repeat as Coastal champs in 2017, the guys provide just as many reasons to be optimistic. In this episod...

Hokies Go Dancing!

Finally! After a long hiatus, Virginia Tech is back in the NCAA Tournament. Pete and Robbie gleefully recap the historic season before breaking down the first round game against Wisconsin. It's a tough draw, but that doesn't stop the guys from getting ...

Signing Day Recap

Welcome to Blacksburg! The members of Virginia Tech's 2017 recruiting class have officially signed their letters of intent to play football for the Hokies. Pete and Robbie discuss the key commitments, provide analysis on the class as a whole, and even ...

Belk Bowl Recap / Jerod heading to NFL

VT BACK! 10 wins and it feels so good. What a wild game; down 24-0 at the half, the stage was set for an all-time comeback. The guys recap all the action, and have to come clean on their whereabouts for the second half. The discussion then turns bitter...

Belk Bowl Preview with French

It's the most wonderful time of the year... Bowl season! With the help of Jonathan French from The Key Play, Pete and Robbie preview the upcoming match-up against the Arkansas Razorbacks. It should be a good time down in Charlotte, and the guys are opt...