| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:53 AM
Pittsburgh tailback James Conner looked every bit the All-American in this season’s first four games, rushing for 699 yards, scoring nine touchdowns and averaging 6.4 yards per carry. He wasn’t Tony Dorsett – that’s an unattainable...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:15 PM
BLACKSBURG — With the bulk of the Atlantic Coast Conference grind around the corner, the priority lists for what Virginia and Virginia Tech need to improve have expanded heading into their final nonconference games of the season against Mid-American...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster will have to finish game prep knowing he'll be without one of his veteran starters Thursday night at Pittsburgh, but he's aware of at least one solution for slowing down Pittsburgh's James Conner. Hit the...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Barring a surprising recovery in Virginia Tech’s training room in the next few days, Tech will head to Pittsburgh on Thursday with a mish-mosh of ball-carriers that best fit in the passed over, still-developing and Swiss Army knife categories....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Virginia Tech’s Brandon Facyson has tried it all to get back into the same shape he was in last year, but it now seems inevitable he’ll be pursuing a medical redshirt at the end of this season.
He’s tried relentlessly rehabilitating...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:12 PM
There's work to be done in Blacksburg, but there's still a chance for some big goals to be met.
As important as Virginia Tech's win last weekend at North Carolina was for the Hokies in terms of staying in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The eyeball test is inconclusive. I have seen Virginia and Virginia Tech in-person three times each this football season and have no clue which is better.
Numbers offer no clarity. Indeed, whether perusing basic NCAA statistics or more advanced...
| Oct 5, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia Tech scored touchdowns on its opening two possessions for the first time in three years. Marshawn Williams plowed through gaping holes and weak tackles. Michael Brewer completed his first eight passes, including a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:33 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Virginia Tech limited North Carolina to season-lows in points and yards in Saturday’s 34-17 victory. But Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora wasn’t impressed.
“I’d love to tell you that Virginia Tech is a great...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:59 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia Tech figured the best way to slow down North Carolina's potent offense was to keep it off the field.
The Hokies followed that game plan to near perfection in a 34-17 Atlantic Coast Conference win over the Tar Heels on...
| 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...