| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:31 PM
BLACKSBURG – Everything is on the table now for Virginia Tech football, and I mean everything, including the once-unfathomable.
That’s how embarrassing Thursday’s 30-6 punishment from Miami was. That’s how ill-prepared and...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:46 AM
1. Bill Parcells claims in a new book "neophyte owner" Steve Ross contributed to his leaving the Dolphins. That could be true. But the full truth is what Parcells evidently doesn't address in the book: That he made critical mistakes in the football...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:06 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:58 PM
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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
BLACKSBURG — Before last year, the role of the tight end in Bucky Hodges' world was simple — look for a pass from him, or block for him. Actually playing tight end wasn't even a fleeting thought.
Hodges was a scout team quarterback at...
| 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...