BLACKSBURG -- After Cody Journell extended the Hokies' season with a 29-yard field goal as time expired Saturday in a 17-14 win against rival Virginia, senior linebacker Bruce Taylor sat in the postgame interview room at Lane Stadium, clutching the Commonwealth Cup in one arm close to his chest. "This grip right here? Whoever can pry this kung-fu grip away from this cup can have it," he said, a sense of relief coming across his face. "And I don't see that happening." It was hardly a perfect ending for Tech, squeaking by a 4-8 Cavaliers team that won't go to a bowl for the fourth time in five years. Then again, it's hardly been a perfect season...
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