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  • Teel Time: Tyrod Taylor speaks on Ravens' leadership, David Wilson's NFL prospects

    Tyrod Taylor was gracious enough to spend nearly 30 minutes of his Tuesday talking about his rookie season with the Baltimore Ravens and his youth football camp Saturday at Hampton’s Darling Stadium. Wednesday’s print column couldn’t...
  • For Virginia Tech, enhancing national credentials starts in its own backyard

    For Virginia Tech, enhancing national credentials starts in its own backyard
    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,"...
  • Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012

    Teel Time: With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012
    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...
  • Anti-diva Jarrett Boykin set to become Hokies' career receiving leader

    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...
  • Hokies dominate Terps

    Hokies dominate Terps
    Its primary goal — the Atlantic Coast Conference title — no longer within reach, Virginia Tech instead focused on avoiding a letdown Saturday against reeling Maryland. The Hokies accomplished that with a businesslike approach led by...
  • Taylor, Hokies ace test

    Led by record-setting freshman tailback Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech entered Saturday's game at Maryland ranked 21st in the nation in rushing offense. The Hokies, though, ranked just ninth in the ACC in passing, with 170 yards a game. As Hokies...
  • For Roberts, speed kills

    By the time Virginia Tech returner Dyrell Roberts sees the ball in the air on a kickoff, he already has gone through the mental checklist of what he needs to accomplish. Secure it, run in the direction of his blockers, find a seam and get to midfield. In...
  • Keyes over Kirby was a tough call to make

    Picking the best is daunting, delusional and thankless. The Temps or Four Tops? Pacino or DeNiro? Chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin? The boss, of course, doesn't want to hear excuses. Give me the top 10 running backs in Peninsula history, he says, and...
  • Debuting Roberts makes catch for 62 yards

    Dyrell Roberts, Virginia Tech's freshman wide receiver, who rushed for 2,236 yards and scored 38 touchdowns in 10 games as a senior at Smithfield High, nearly came up with the biggest play of Saturday's game against East Carolina. The Pirates were within...
  • Tech's collapse not so special

    Tech's collapse not so special
    As expected, a coach preached the importance of special teams going into Virginia Tech's season-opener against East Carolina on Saturday at Bank of America Stadium. And just like Skip Holtz predicted, the game came down to a big play in the kicking game....
  • Is it time to rip that redshirt off?

    Where do you want to begin? Petition drive? E-mail blitz? Talk-radio deluge? Or just grab the torches and pitchforks and storm the Merryman Center? Virginia Tech's money folks could make large coin if they hold a raffle. Winner gets to stand on the...