2021 Season – Virginia Cavaliers

Pitt is coming off an overtime win against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Without rehashing the game details, my mental/emotional state started with anxiety. Moved to the joy of a blowout game. Later changed to “what is  happening”. Then concern over “what is happening”. Then the stark realization that we could blow this game and stomping off to get another beer. Praying for a stop and the sheer exuberance of a win and the joy of it all cascading throughout me. Pitt now stands alone at the top of the Coastal division.

This Saturdays opponent, the Virginia Cavaliers (VA, Cavs) is the stumbling block on the way to a Pitt Coastal division title. Playing without their starting QB (Brennan Armstrong), the Cavs lost 28 – 3 to Notre Dame.

ACC standings and Duke and Pitt’s year to date schedules.

Currently Duke and Georgia Tech will be spending the holidays at home. Of the remaining twelve ACC teams six teams are bowl eligible (minimum six wins – .500 record). Without checking the remaining schedule of each team, the other six could be bowl eligible. BTW, here is the link to the ACC bowl affiliations for 2021. 2021 ACC Bowl Affiliations – Atlantic Coast Conference (theacc.com) . Some new ones. Lost some old ones.

If you want to make comparisons of common opponents, go ahead. The problem is that there is only three- Georgia Tech, Miami, and Duke.

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