| Nov 28, 2014
Three days before this season's opening game, Virginia Tech announced a two-year contract extension for iconic football coach Frank Beamer. The Hokies promptly dismissed William and Mary and, a week later, upset No. 8 Ohio State on the road.
| Nov 27, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Even Mike London’s legion of detractors concede that his Virginia football team is demonstrably better than last season’s depths. The Cavaliers, 2-10 a year ago, enter Friday’s regular-season finale at Virginia Tech 5-6 and favored...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 29, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — From his polygamous grandfather to his accomplished parents to his accidental path to prep school, Virginia left tackle Sadiq Olanrewaju weaves quite the personal story, one that could go viral if he joins the short list of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Until this week there was no question about the greatest defeat in the history of Mississippi football.
It is etched in Rebels lore: Oct. 4, 1969.
That was the night Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning was magnificent in a 33-32 loss to Alabama at...
| Oct 28, 2014
Doug Turrell started his college career as an offensive lineman at Villanova.
In fact, he played guard or tackle since his flag football days as a fourth grader.
After being converted last season to tight end, the Parkland grad still had lineman stats...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
— Bill O'Brien has been a head coach for less than three of his 45 years, but already he's demonstrated a remarkable ability to rebuild at the major college and professional levels.
O'Brien saved Penn State's football program from ruin by stepping...
| Nov 6, 2014
The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40.
Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The dollar figures popped off the page last winter when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams to lead the Hokies’ basketball team. Few, if any, schools with such a modest tradition in a sport would commit not only $18.2 million over seven years to the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The annual media pilgrimage to Greensboro, N.C. to interrogate Atlantic Coast Conference football coaches and players regarding the coming season is upon us.
For Virginia coach Mike London and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, there's a lot to get...