Watch: Major College football stadium emptied out

BLACKSBURG, VA – SEPTEMBER 30: A general view of Lane Stadium prior to the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Clemson Tigers on September 30, 2017 in Blacksburg, Virginia. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

Lane Stadium is supposed to be one of the noisiest venues in all of college football. It was anything but Saturday afternoon when Virginia Tech hosted Pitt.

This season has started with so much promise for Virginia Tech. However, the Hokies have really struggled to find their footing since falling to the West Virginia Mountaineers on Sept. 18.

Once the Hokies trailed the Panthers 21-0 at halftime this afternoon, fans at Lane Stadium decided to hit the exits. It ended up being the right move since the Hokies couldn’t mount a comeback.

Photos of a half-empty Lane Stadium went viral on Twitter this afternoon. It was strange to see so many empty seats at the stadium.

Yahoo Sports insider Pete Thamel had an interesting reaction to seeing this photo. He thinks this could be a sign of major changes to come for the Hokies.

“These are the types of images that precede a coaching change,” Thamel said. “Virginia Tech was never in the game, trails Pitt 28-7.”

Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente has been with the program for several years. Sadly, he hasn’t been able to recapture the magic that made him an attractive manager in 2016.

If the Hokies are unable to right the ship very soon, Fuente could be on his way.

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