This is something you don't see everyday during a college football game. Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell Roberts spotted a pair of heavy-duty scissors on the field as his team was lining up for a play against the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday.
The discovery opens the door to a plethora of questions such as, how did the pair of hand-operated choppers get there? Why were they there? And most importantly, why wasn't Roberts flagged for running with them with the blades standing straight up?
We may never know the answers to these questions, but we do know the end result of the pigskin affair. The host Tar Heels shredded the visiting Hokies by a score of 48-34, thus sending VT's record to 3-3 on the season.
Hats off to Frank Schwab of Dr. Saturday for the find.
We knew you could find all sorts of things when combing an athletic field — old cell phone, french horn … Andre Dawson — but a pair of scissors? What?That’s what Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell Roberts spotted on the field during the Hokies game against North Carolina on Saturday. How the scissors got there is anyone’s best guess. It probably came from the grounds crew...
Dyrell Roberts broke one of life's fundamental rules on Saturday. He ran with scissors. Roberts' blatant disregard for societal norms actually occurred on the gridiron, as the Virginia Tech wide receiver discovered a pair of scissors during the first quarter of the Hokies' game against North Carolina. Roberts picked up the scissors and quickly tried to get the officials...
A timeout was called during Saturday's college football game at North Carolina when Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell Roberts found a pair of scissors on the field as he was lining up for an offensive play.
Roberts found the scissors on the 43 yard line in the middle of the field, right on the UNC trademark logo. After waving it around for a few seconds, Roberts finally...
You can file this under something you don’t see every day. Virginia Tech’s Dyrell Roberts was trying frantically to get the referees attention to try and get the play stopped so the scissors could be removed from the field of play before running their next play against North Carolina.I wonder how long the scissors had been there, and how they got there, since they weren’t...
Why was there a pair of scissors on the football field? Well, that’s a fantastic question we’ll probably never get an answer to, but this scenario happened during the Virginia Tech-UNC game. Virginia Tech’s Dyrell Roberts stopped the game and handed them off to the sideline, and oh my goodness that could have been bad. [...]
As we approach the halfway point of the season, both UNC and Virginia Tech enter this match-up having both followed rather enigmatic paths to get here. UNC is 3-2 having outscored their opponents 153-6 at home. The two losses, both on the road and without Giovani Bernard, included poorly played first halves and suspect moments from the defense. Virginia Tech on the other hand has...
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He was a member of Seth Greenberg’s Virginia Tech Hokies then and while...
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