| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:42 PM
When Virginia Tech defeated Texas in the 1995 Sugar Bowl, Frank Beamer cautioned Hokies faithful not to expect similar success every year.
"I think we've got a chance to be a top program year in and year out," he said. "But every year certainly isn't...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Virginia Tech needed a perfect storm to secure the ACC’s first Bowl Championship Series at-large bid Sunday, and a perfect storm is exactly what the Hokies got.
First, Southern Mississippi needed to upset undefeated Houston in Saturday’s...
| 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 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 20, 2011
| 4:11 AM
Cornell Brown and Torrian Gray were part of two Big East championships and the first class in Virginia Tech football history to earn four consecutive bowl invitations. They faced a true freshman named Peyton Manning in the 1994 Gator Bowl and two-time...
| 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 24, 2011
| 2:12 PM
As familiar as Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster may be with seeing a quarterback like Michigan’s Denard Robinson, the chore of preparing for somebody like Robinson is an entirely different topic.
Foster isn’t far removed from...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Adam Braithwaite's path to his new job as Christopher Newport's defensive coordinator has been a long one for a coach who's all of 31 years old.
Braithwaite, a 2002 graduate of William and Mary, has an extensive résumé that includes stops at his alma...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Saturday afternoon I posted questions that needed or figured to be asked at the ACC’s annual football kickoff here in Pinehurst. Well, here are the answers.
* Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield on volunteering weekly at Charlottesville’s...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:32 PM
The fumigation of North Carolina's football program was inevitable and long overdue. It also has roots in, and will ripple through, our fair commonwealth.
The school turfed coach Butch Davis on Wednesday, months after his colossally poor judgment and...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:43 AM
5 PLAYERS TO WATCH
QUINTON COPLES, NORTH CAROLINA
Sr. | 6-6 | 285 | DE
In his first season as a starter last fall, Coples made his presence felt with 15 1/2 tackles for loss, including 10 sacks, on his way to first team All-ACC.