| Oct 16, 2010
| 6:15 PM
BLACKSBURG – After spending much of the first half of the season trying to unearth why his offense wasn't everything it was advertised as being before the season, Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring may have found some answers in a...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 8:19 PM
BLACKSBURG – When Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas heard the play come down Saturday from the coaches' box through the headset he was wearing on the sideline, it didn't register at first.
It was his moment – his chance to get in a game in a...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sitting on his couch at home over the holidays, Virginia Tech's Dyrell Roberts was relegated to a football role he hoped he'd never have to play — armchair quarterback.
He had no choice.
Every time he stood up, he couldn't support himself...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Getting kids to sign a letter of intent to join your college football program takes more than just a slick haircut, a firm handshake and a smile. Nailing down recruits requires other qualities these days.
Successful college recruiters will have...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Dyrell Roberts is sidelined for the season with a broken left arm, but the Virginia Tech senior receiver hasn't given up on returning to uniform.
"He said if we make it to the national championship he will want to dress out and just step on the field,"...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July.
But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:16 PM
BLACKSBURG — Receivers are divas. They change their names, prance in the end zone and crave attention. They're high-strung, selfish and temperamental.
Or so it seems in an era of T.O., Ochocinco and Randy Moss.
Virginia Tech's Jarrett Boykin is...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:47 PM
The loss of four senior starters makes rebuilding the offensive line Virginia Tech's top spring priority, coach Frank Beamer said Monday.
The Hokies open spring practice Wednesday, less than three months after a disheartening Sugar Bowl defeat to...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:43 AM
If you're looking for significant Hokie career moments, there's a lot to choose from on the horizon. Wide receiver Jarrett Boykin needs four catches and 150 yards receiving to become Tech's career leader in both categories. Smithfield...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 4:32 PM
BLACKSBURG – Sitting in Virginia Tech's running backs meeting room early this week, David Wilson listened intently as running backs coach Shane Beamer detailed the first three plays Tech would run Saturday against Appalachian State.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
Thomas Smith could not shake the thought during Lafayette High's game on Saturday against New Kent that it was approaching midnight in Afghanistan, the 10th anniversary of 9/11. So every time he touched the football for the Rams, he thought of his father,...