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UVA Football alum Chris Long problem solves to watch win over GT

When the Hoos can become bowl eligible, you improvise.

NCAA Football: Georgia Tech at Virginia Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Football star - and current Philadelphia Eagle - Chris Long wanted to support his former squad. He ran into some trouble, however.

With games on regional sports networks, the ACC games are frequently blacked out online through ESPN because they’re on some obscure channel. So, Long crowd sourced for a solution.

Based on the time of that tweet, it was right after Georgia Tech rattled off two touchdowns in 35 seconds to start the second half and extended their lead to 28-13. The Hoos battled back for the eventual 40-36 victory, and luckily Long found a way to watch Virginia pick up their sixth win (and bowl eligibility):


No word on who the former teammate was, but get that dude on the Christmas card list. Overall, he’s just happy for the Hoos.