| Oct 23, 2010
| 3:26 PM
Even as Virginia Tech's players patted each other on the back after Saturday's 44-7 win against Duke, the last in a three-game sequence of overmatched opponents, it didn't take long for conversation to switch to the pressing matter of the all-important...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:33 PM
With more than a decade of mining the Peninsula for potential college football talent under his belt, Virginia Tech offensive guards and center coach Curt Newsome has seen boom years in the area in terms of recruiting, and he's also experienced the lean...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and his staff will get to see several players working out at new positions when spring practice opens Wednesday, but a few other familiar faces won't be present due to decisions to transfer and injuries.
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Even when his left thigh throbbed and generally made his life miserable during the winter, never did Dyrell Roberts fear not being able to suit up again for Virginia Tech's football team.
He always knew he'd have a chance to catch some more passes as...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As No. 19 Virginia Tech prepares to open the back end of its football schedule Saturday at Wake Forest, there's more optimism than there could've been at this stage.
What if Tech (5-1 overall, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) hadn't gotten that late game-...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:14 AM
In its two most challenging games this football season, Virginia Tech has scored 20 points combined and failed to complete a pass of longer than 20 yards.
That is not the 20/20 you want in an offense.
Needless to say, Hokies faithful have noticed, and...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:11 PM
Virginia Tech beat Arkansas State 26-7 in a non-conference contest Saturday, mustering just enough offense and working on some facets of their game that were lacking against East Carolina on Sept. 10.
Virginia Tech — which committed 12 penalties in...
| 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,...
| 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.