| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was named the Associated Press national college football player of the year on Monday.
Winston received 49 out of 56 votes cast by AP Top 25 college football poll voters. Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The field of college quarterbacks left in the running for the 2013 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award has been narrowed to 10 finalists. The start of the football season featured 30 quarterbacks competing for the award.
The 10 remaining candidates are Tajh...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:14 PM
This weekend of college football, which started Thursday, is big-boy football. Three teams ranked in the top six play top-15 teams and by the time you read this, two of them will have been decided (Oregon-Stanford and Oklahoma-Baylor)....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:14 AM
27th year (216-104-2 at Tech; 258-127-4 overall in coaching career)
Getting in the habit of seven-win seasons wasn't something that interested Beamer. Given the ongoing struggles of his offense, and the sudden deterioration of...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
BLACKSBURG — Now that he's taken an in-depth look at No. 1 Alabama, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer's overall impressions about what he's seen don't instill a ton of confidence that he's cracked the code for beating coach Nick Saban's team....
| Aug 28, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Forty years ago, Virginia Tech absorbed an historic 77-6 beating from Alabama. Bear Bryant, his wishbone and houndstooth hat no longer define the program, but the Crimson Tide is no less formidable and iconic entering the teams' season-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:01 PM
ATLANTA — For nearly a quarter-century, Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer referred to his special teams return and coverage units as "pride and joy." They were the envy of every Football Bowl Subdivision program.
Those days are over.
In No. 1...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Virginia Tech’s defense Saturday impressed one of college football’s most respected defensive minds: Alabama coach Nick Saban.
“Defensively they're one of the toughest groups that we played against,” Saban said after the Tide&...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype.
My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Bear Bryant would have turned 100 this week, and that's fitting because there are about that many story lines leading into Alabama's big game at Texas A&M.
Bryant coached both schools to their most famous football glories.
In one College Station...