| Nov 2, 2014
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech improved Saturday. The Hokies were far better on offense, marginally so on defense. Most revealing, about resolve rather than talent, they traded haymakers with one of the ACC's most physical teams.
But Boston College'...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
BLACKSBURG – Boston College scored the final 10 points Saturday to hand Virginia Tech its third consecutive defeat, 33-31.
Previously punchless on offense, the Hokies used three fourth-down conversions, including a punt fake, to score 14 points...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Virginia Tech’s gifted-but-flawed defense, indeed its spiraling 2014 season, can be abridged by the following sequences from Saturday’s 33-31 home loss to Boston College.
On an Eagles first-and-10 midway through the second quarter, Hokies...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:49 PM
In one of the most surprising developments of Virginia Tech's disappointing football season, senior quarterback Mark Leal has decided to leave the program to pursue “a professional opportunity,” according to a statement from Tech's athletic...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Though Virginia Tech’s coaches didn’t see Mark Leal’s early departure coming, Tech is ready to move on with inexperienced Brenden Motley as its top backup quarterback.
Leal, who has been the Hokies’ No. 2 quarterback for the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Defensive tackle Leon Orr will not be returning the Florida Gators after a dispute with coaches led Orr to leave Nashville Saturday and return to Gainesville by bus.
Coach Will Muschamp said he has not spoken to Orr since the bizarre incident, one the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:27 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though some semblance of optimism about Virginia Tech's chances of extending its bowl streak to 22 consecutive seasons still prevails among players and coaches in Blacksburg, starting right tackle Jonathan McLauglin's injury status isn'...
| Nov 13, 2014
The metrics screamed Duke. Forget Miami and Virginia Tech's pedigree, Georgia Tech's consistency and North Carolina's potential. The Blue Devils returned the ACC Coastal Division's best football team in 2014 and should have been preseason favorites....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Turnovers, penalties and missed field goals often deflate teams and derail seasons. Ditto opponents’ sacks and long plays.
One glance at those numbers reveals why Duke is 8-1 and Virginia Tech 4-5 entering their game Saturday at Wallace Wade...
| Nov 16, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Virginia Tech's hopes imploded Saturday, as they often have this season, with a dumpster fire the Hokies ignited, Michael Brewer throwing a brutal, third-quarter interception that begged Duke for the dagger.
But then the game turned...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 5:16 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — When you're two losses from oblivion, and barely clinging to bowl hopes like Virginia Tech was heading into Saturday's game at No. 19 Duke, winning with style points doesn't factor into the equation.
So, after Tech's 17-16 upset...