| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Going into Thursday night, Virginia Tech wanted to show how it would compensate with its best running backs spending most of their time in the training room, and if after a week off, the team could eliminate mistakes.
After an ugly 21-16 loss at...
| Nov 18, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — The email arrived just after midnight Sunday: ESPN2 had slotted Virginia's home football game versus Miami this Saturday for 7 p.m.
Upon tweeting the news, I heard instantly from a Hurricanes fan. "Season ended an hour ago."...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:18 PM
BLACKSBURG — Just a few minutes after the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday that Virginia Tech would host its Black Friday game against Virginia at the fan-pleasing time of 8 p.m., Hokies coach Frank Beamer got deep into the killjoy game....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Virginia Tech converted a scant 2-of-15 third downs Saturday at Duke. But man, the two loomed XXL in the Hokies’ 17-16 victory.
On a third-and-4 from his own 8-yard line early in the second quarter, Michael Brewer completed a 14-yard pass to...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
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’...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
VIRGINIA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) AT VIRGINIA TECH (5-6, 2-5)
WHEN: 8 p.m. TV: ESPN.
WHERE: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg.
Neither U.Va. nor Tech has been terribly captivating on offense, but offensive line injuries for both teams —...
| Nov 28, 2014
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.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:07 AM
BLACKSBURG – By the time Miami had finished its 30-6 dismantling of Virginia Tech, the enthusiasm that had buoyed Lane Stadium’s largest crowd of the season at the outset of Tech’s first Thursday night home game in two years had...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:02 PM
BLACKSBURG — As far as college football disasters are concerned, Virginia Tech's 30-6 loss to Miami on Thursday night in Lane Stadium ranks somewhere around Hindenburg level, especially considering the loss presents Tech with an uphill climb just to...