| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:31 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — When Virginia running back Perry Jones started to break down Auburn's defense, a thorough analysis of the upheaval the Tigers have experienced of late wasn't part of Jones' study plan.
Jones is aware of Auburn's troubles against...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 2:48 PM
BLACKSBURG – On the Sunday after Virginia Tech's 38-10 loss to Clemson in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, Hokies offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring had his itinerary for an impending recruiting trip prepared and ready to go....
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:23 PM
From season's start to finish, Virginia was a fragile football team. Amid significant progress, the Cavaliers nearly stumbled against Indiana and Idaho — combined record 3-21 — and endured a 38-point beating from Virginia Tech in their...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:17 PM
Four days prior to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer indicated he was still in evaluation mode regarding which punter would start for his team against Clemson.
He clearly made the appropriate call when he...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:47 PM
As the dominos started to rearrange in the Atlantic Coast Conference after Virginia Tech was chosen to play in the Sugar Bowl as an at-large selection, Virginia benefited Sunday by being selected to play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
U.Va. (8-4) will face...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
In his first two seasons at Virginia, Steve Greer already had packed away his football pads and gear by the end of November. His bowl game experience was limited to channel surfing.
Now, as U.Va. begins preparations for its Chick-fil-A Bowl matchup Dec....
| Dec 13, 2011
| 2:39 PM
For the Bowl Subdivision's national leader in victories since 1995 and a program preparing for its 19th consecutive postseason appearance, Virginia Tech sure is enduring a raft of flack these days.
First, critics deemed the Hokies unworthy of their bid...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Before last weekend, Virginia coach Mike London's favorite memory in connection with the Chick-fil-A Bowl may have been one he had to enjoy vicariously through his brother, Paul.
In 1995, Paul was a starting cornerback for the U.Va. team that defeated...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Mike London remembers all too well his final college football game, the last time he stripped off his University of Richmond uniform.
London was a captain of that 1982 squad, which exited not only with a 28-17 home loss to William and Mary, but also...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:13 PM
ATLANTA — In order to make Auburn coach Gene Chizik sweat these days, garden variety distractions won't do it. It has to be the all-consuming, Cam Newton-sized commotion to make Chizik flinch, or at least that appears to be the psychology behind his...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Mike London believes the key is to avoid "shock and awe." The shock of Auburn's speed and size. The awe of the Tigers' national-championship pedigree and Saturday's postseason setting.
Indeed, the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Auburn at the sold-out Georgia...