| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Yet again, the San Diego Chargers are winning key games late in the regular season. This time, they can credit a lot of guys who are familiar with Virginia.
The Chargers looked all but finished Saturday night against the 49ers, trailing by 21 points...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:01 PM
Much to the chagrin of numerous Peninsula fans (but to the delight of some), the Steelers are out and the Cowboys are alive.
Here's a list of how players with Virginia connections fared in the playoffs' first week:
Listed by jersey number (if still...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:04 AM
It was a mixed weekend for some of the Fuller brothers, who are quite familiar to Virginia Tech fans. Two of the Hokies' football program's most prolific family are now in the NFL.
Corey Fuller grabbed the winning touchdown pass to give Detroit a...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:59 AM
A decade after he caught a touchdown pass from Bryan Randall that gave Virginia Tech the ACC championship in its first year in the conference, veteran receiver Eddie Royal is back in business with the San Diego Chargers.
The last of his nine catches...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
While Michael Vick and the Jets fell flat against the Bills in a game that was relocated from the Buffalo area to Detroit because of heavy snow in western New York, the week was otherwise mostly quiet for Virginia-area players.
The Giants' Rashad...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:19 AM
William and Mary record-setting running back Jonathan Grimes, 24, is in his third stint with the Houston Texans. He also has been with the New York Jets and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Primarily because of a numbers game, the undrafted 5-foot-10, 207-pounder...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:30 AM
When many of us last saw Logan Thomas, he was getting knocked woozy in Virginia Tech's Sun Bowl loss to UCLA on New Year's Eve. Even before then, he took plenty of criticism -- often deservedly so, he admitted -- for inaccurate passing.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Two years ago, the younger brother of Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith died in a motorcycle accident in Virginia.
Now, Smith is honoring his late brother, Tevin Jones, through a scholarship fund in his name to be awarded Saturday during halftime of a...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Here's a look at how the state players fared in preseason Week 4 and their status:
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:.
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M): Reserve; did long snapping; 2 tackles (both...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:35 PM
With a 124.8 passer rating in Saturday night's preseason victory over the Redskins, Tyrod Taylor tightened his hold on the Baltimore Ravens' top backup quarterback job behind Super Bowl-winning Joe Flacco.
Lorenzo Taliaferro -- a rookie from Bruton...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics:
LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M).
QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High).
OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High).
G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....