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  • ACC head football coaches make less than power conference colleagues, per USA Today survey

      The ACC lags behind its power conference colleagues in paying its head football coaches, according to USA Today’s annual Bowl Subdivision salary database. Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher is the ACC’s highest-paid coach, but his $3,...
  • Virginia Tech sticks with Michael Brewer as starting QB heading into Virginia game

    Virginia Tech sticks with Michael Brewer as starting QB heading into Virginia game
    Though Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer wants to give backup quarterback Brenden Motley a chance to play more, Michael Brewer will continue to be Tech’s starting quarterback Friday when it hosts Virginia. While Brewer will stay on as Tech’...
  • Which college football coaches will join Will Muschamp looking for a new job?

      As the college football season winds down to the regular season finale, there are plenty of storylines outside of the new College Football Playoff to consider including the job status of several big name coaches. Here are five coaches who’s...
  • Who has the edge? Sizing up U.Va. at Virginia Tech

    Friday's game VIRGINIA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) AT VIRGINIA TECH (5-6, 2-5) WHEN: 8 p.m. TV: ESPN. WHERE: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg. OFFENSE Neither U.Va. nor Tech has been terribly captivating on offense, but offensive line injuries for both teams —...
  • No easy answers for Beamer, Virginia Tech amid decline

    Three days before this season's opening game, Virginia Tech announced a two-year contract extension for iconic football coach Frank Beamer. The Hokies promptly dismissed William and Mary and, a week later, upset No. 8 Ohio State on the road. Tech was...
  • Virginia Tech moves on in bowl eligibility quest with Michael Brewer as starting quarterback

     Virginia Tech moves on in bowl eligibility quest with Michael Brewer as starting quarterback
    BLACKSBURG — If there ever was a true quarterback controversy in Blacksburg, it apparently lasted less than 72 hours. Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer said Monday that Michael Brewer took all the first-team snaps in Sunday's practice at...
  • No time for idle talk from Virginia Tech heading into problematic Boston College game

    In the aftermath of Virginia Tech's 30-6 loss to Miami last Thursday, Tech wide receiver Willie Byrn heard his fair share of teammates speaking in impassioned tones about getting it right before it's too late. He's heard those things before, and he...
  • Improvement not enough as Virginia Tech loses to Boston College

    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'...
  • Virginia Tech drops third straight, 33-31 to Boston College

    Virginia Tech drops third straight, 33-31 to Boston College
    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...
  • Virginia Tech nation's worst in allowing long rushing plays

    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...
  • Virginia Tech backup QB Mark Leal decides to leave the program to pursue "professional opportunity"

    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...