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  • Three keys to Tech win

    1. Break a big one Jayron Hosley and Smithfield product Dyrell Roberts could provide enormous boosts in this area. Tennessee is 70th in the nation in punt-return yardage defense (9.8 yards per return) and 89th in kickoff-return yardage defense (22.84...
  • Virginia Tech's Tyrod Taylor goes from 'athlete' to QB

    Virginia Tech's Tyrod Taylor goes from 'athlete' to QB
    All the convincing Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring needed that his starting quarterback had finally come of age came in September during a 90-second span. Tyrod Taylor has spent the last 3 1/2 months of his junior season proving...
  • Orange crushed: Hokies roll past Tennessee 37-14

    Orange crushed: Hokies roll past Tennessee 37-14
    Quarterback Tyrod Taylor made a habit of coming up with a few big plays just when Virginia Tech needed it this season. He did it again in a most unexpected fashion Thursday night in Tech's 37-14 win against Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Though...
  • Virginia Tech has good reason to be excited for 2010

    As much as Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer wanted to enjoy Thursday night's 37-14 Chick-fil-A Bowl win against Tennessee, he couldn't resist looking to the future when asked after the game about prospects for next season. With 12 starters expected to...
  • Down recruiting year for the area

    Down recruiting year for the area
    Just three years ago on National Signing Day, eight Peninsula District products sat down with letter of intents bearing the insignia of a Bowl Subdivision football program in front of them. The district recruiting scene won't be quite so glamorous today....
  • Peninsula area FBS signees since 2002

    Peninsula area FBS signees since 2002 (positions are where they were recruited) 2002 RB Michael Johnson – Heritage (signed with Virginia) QB Marcus Vick – Warwick (signed with Virginia Tech) FS Jimmy Williams – Bethel (signed with...
  • The breakdown

    The breakdown Offense With eight starters back, improved efficiency should be in the Hokies' future, which is good news. Last season, Tech averaged 4.1 yards per carry on first down plays (more yards per carry than on any other down), but it...
  • Tech's loss capped a woeful week for the ACC

    Virginia Tech was the ACC's last hope Saturday. But the Hokies' anemic offense – sound familiar? -- finally caused their demise against No. 5 Alabama. The result: A 34-24 season-opening loss at the earplugs-recommended Georgia Dome and the most...
  • Tide rolls in fourth quarter, overcomes Va. Tech 34-24

    Tide rolls in fourth quarter, overcomes Va. Tech 34-24
    For three quarters, it was what everybody expected -- Virginia Tech and Alabama absorbing blows and delivering counterpunches until one team couldn't stand anymore. Tech was the team with the glass jaw in the fourth quarter. Alabama changed the...
  • Hokies say communication was their main breakdown

    Hokies say communication was their main breakdown
    By the time Virginia Tech gets back on the practice field this week in Blacksburg, the list of issues to address coming out of Saturday night's 34-24 loss to No. 5 Alabama will be lengthy. Free safety Kam Chancellor might have his own list of concerns to...
  • Sept. 9, 2009: Al Groh's job teetering at Virginia

    Sept. 9, 2009: Al Groh's job teetering at Virginia
    If past is prelude, the University of Virginia should brace for a miserable football season. And we all know what that would mean. Summon the hangman for the head man. Not to give Al Groh the bum's rush a mere one game into his ninth season as coach. He...