VA Tech's Fuente on NC State Game: 'I Hope We Are Able to Play'

Brett Friedlander

With a season opening win against Wake Forest already to its credit, the NC State football team has turned its attention to this week's scheduled game at Virginia Tech.

It's the game that was originally supposed to be the Wolfpack's opener on Sept. 12 before being pushed back two weeks when State's preseason camp was shut down for eight days because of COVID-19 outbreak.

Now, however, it's the Hokies' battle with the coronavirus that could potentially affect the matchup.

Tech's game against Virginia on Saturday was postponed because of its own COVID-19 outbreak. And from the sound of coach Justin Fuente on Monday, there's a real that Saturday's game against State could be headed for a similar fate.

“I hope we are able to play,” Fuente said Monday during his regular weekly media briefing.

Here's the full story from Norm Wood of the Newport News Daily Press ...