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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NCAA Tournament Preview

The Hokies are going dancing, again! For the third 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. St. ...

Buzzketball / Recruiting Class / 2019 Projections

This is a packed episode. Starting with basketball, the guys discuss life without Justin Robinson, break down the remaining schedule, and lay out Tech's tournament seed possibilities. When National Signing Day was all said and done, the Hokies had a ni...

Transfer Talk with Andy Bitter

The rash of recent transfer announcements has Tech football fans spooked. Like many others, Robbie and Pete have a lot of questions. What's going on inside the program? Is there some underlying issue with the coaching staff? Are these transfers really ...

Offseason News / Buzzketball / Bowl Recap

It's finally over. A grueling season for Hokie fans, complete some with some high highs (FSU, UVA) and some very low lows (GT, Pitt), mercifully, has come to an end. In this episode, Robbie and Pete, no worse for the wear, discuss all the latest news f...

Recruiting / Bowl Preview with Matej Sis

Signed, sealed, and soon to be delivered. On the first night of the early signing period, Matej Sis, writer and insider for 247Sports and VT Scoop, joined the guys to break down the Hokies' 2019 recruiting class. Despite the smaller size of this year's...

Hokies Go Bowling!

After struggling most of the season, Virginia Tech earned a Bowl bid with their convincing win over Marshall. The guys recap the offensive highlights, while touching on the less than impressive second half. The Hokies will now play Cincinnati in the Mi...

UVA Recap / Marshall Preview

15 IN A ROW! Yes, that's right, VT beat UVA for the 15th straight year in an overtime thriller. Robbie and Pete recap the wild affair and revel in the much-needed victory. With the win, Marshall is up next and the Bowl streak is on the line. Will the H...

Miami Recap / UVA Preview

IT'S HATE WEEK! The guys recap the tough loss to Miami, but, more importantly, talk about the matchup with rival Virginia. A win keeps the streak alive and would mean one more game; a loss would put an end to a brutal season. Pete and Robbie have menta...

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.