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Coach Justin Fuente talks about what went right in the Hokies' 34-3 win at North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It wasn't all perfect for Virginia Tech. In the stormy conditions from Hurricane Matthew, the Hokies had turnovers themselves, but had a convincing win by capitalizing on UNC errors and stopping them defensively.

Fuente can't be too happy with the woes the Hokies had snapping the ball. Junior center Eric Gallo had a pair of errors in the exchange with junior quarterback Jérod Evans, one of them resulting in a lost fumble. 

There were also a pair of long snapping gaffes. Mitchell Ludwig recovered on one and got away a 15-yard punt, while he was ruled down for a 13-yard loss on the other.

But for Virginia Tech, it had a lights out defense that allowed just 131 total yards of offense. It forced Mitch Trubisky to throw two interceptions, while not allowing the Tar Heels to complete a first down.

"I just think they play pretty well on first down," Fuente said. "They tend to get people in third and long yardages and be able to mix up rushing people and dropping people in a three-down stuff and sometimes a four-down stuff. Coach Bud Foster can be pretty difficult and get him behind the chains, it's hard on everybody and we've got some good guys out there."

Check out the video above for Fuente's full post-game press conference.


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