| 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 6, 2011
Champs Sports worth look
When the bowl matchups were announced Sunday night, it was easy to pick out the must-see games and the ones that are simply background noise to your in-laws' holiday visit.
Of the pre-New Year'...
| Dec 8, 2011
The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious.
Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays.
20. Holiday Bowl,...
| 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 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 14, 2011
| 4:20 AM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver addressed several issues during our interview Tuesday, the most topical of which – Sugar Bowl ticket sales and this season’s non-conference football schedule -- are detailed in Wednesday’s print...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:11 AM
The date and city remain the same. New Year’s Eve in Atlanta. The name has changed from Georgia’s favorite fruit to America’s favorite fowl. The venue has moved from the outdoor site of Hank Aaron’s 715th home run to the indoor...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 11:16 AM
To a man, Virginia Tech players and coaches thought they were headed to the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta. A BCS at-large bid to the Sugar Bowl?
The notion did not compute.
No ACC team had ever received an at-large invitation. And certainly Tech’s...
| 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....
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:18 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Sometimes on football Saturdays, Randy Edsall's wife will slip into the Gossett Team House auditorium, barely noticed by the media assembled to hear the Maryland coach's post-game remarks.
Thirteen years after her husband first became a head coach,...