| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:39 PM
BLACKSBURG — If Virginia Tech's players needed a couple jolts to the system to avoid a letdown situation before next week's bye, defensive coordinator Bud Foster has provided them.
As Foster studied personnel heading into Saturday's game against...
| Oct 13, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has an open date next Saturday. Alas, Oregon and Marcus Mariota, Texas A&M and Johnny Manziel, not to mention Baylor and Bryce Petty, are otherwise preoccupied.
And that's what we clamor to see, right? The Hokies'...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:13 PM
BLACKSBURG — After living in Pittsburgh's backfield Saturday for much of No. 24 Virginia Tech's 19-9 win, defensive end James Gayle had occasion to get to know battered Panthers quarterback Tom Savage between plays.
Tech (6-1 overall, 3-0 Atlantic...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Frank Beamer has been a spectator, a guest of honor and a green flag-waver at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, after nearly 17 years of talking about it, he'll finally be a football coach at the track.
Virginia Tech and Tennessee were...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:11 PM
College football and auto racing worlds will collide – at least for one night – as officials from Bristol Motor Speedway confirmed what had been first reported by various media outlets that the legendary track will play host to a non-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:42 PM
BLACKSBURG — One of the biggest upsets in college football this past weekend had nothing to do with Mississippi's 27-24 stunner against No. 6 LSU or Central Florida's 38-35 thriller at No. 8 Louisville.
Those were minor ripples in terms of shock...
| Oct 24, 2013
Virginia Tech could not have asked for a more comfortable ACC football debut. Duke. At home.
The year was 2004, and the Blue Devils were in the throes of a hopeless stretch during which they endured eight winless conference seasons in 12 years....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Juggling quarterbacks usually is problematic, but Duke coach David Cutcliffe, an acclaimed teacher of the position, is making it work this season.
Last week’s 35-22 victory at Virginia was among the best examples. Starter Anthony Boone passed...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — In what was a tight, competitive contest, the final two and a half minutes of the first half featured a rollercoaster of emotions for Virginia and Virginia Tech on Saturday at Scott Stadium.
The two squads traded field goals...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer doubts a 10-game winning streak in the Commonwealth Cup matchup will happen again, but he couldn't sell that idea to the Tech fans who voiced their opinions Saturday during Tech's 16-6 win at...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:43 PM
BLACKSBURG — As he and his teammates went through practice Sunday with the wreckage of a 13-10 home loss to Duke still stuck in their heads, Virginia Tech defensive tackle Derrick Hopkins sensed a palpable depression.
It was a day of mourning...