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  • Loss of Jonathan McLaughlin makes Virginia Tech even thinner heading into Duke game

    BLACKSBURG — Though some semblance of optimism about Virginia Tech's chances of extending its bowl streak to 22 consecutive seasons still prevails among players and coaches in Blacksburg, starting right tackle Jonathan McLauglin's injury status isn'...
  • Duke football proving it's not a one-hit wonder

    Duke football proving it's not a one-hit wonder
    The metrics screamed Duke. Forget Miami and Virginia Tech's pedigree, Georgia Tech's consistency and North Carolina's potential. The Blue Devils returned the ACC Coastal Division's best football team in 2014 and should have been preseason favorites....
  • Polar opposite seasons for efficient Duke, mistake-prone Virginia Tech

      Turnovers, penalties and missed field goals often deflate teams and derail seasons. Ditto opponents’ sacks and long plays. One glance at those numbers reveals why Duke is 8-1 and Virginia Tech 4-5 entering their game Saturday at Wallace Wade...
  • Putting brakes on Miami's Duke Johnson key for Virginia Tech in huge Coastal Division game

    BLACKSBURG — Watching video of Miami's running game last season in Virginia Tech's 42-24 road win against the Hurricanes may not have done Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster a lot of good. The Duke Johnson component was missing in Miami's...
  • Injury or not, 'Canes expecting to see Virginia Tech's Williams

    As the Hurricanes continue preparing for their critical ACC Coastal Division matchup against rival Virginia Tech, Miami coach Al Golden says he doesn’t expect an ankle injury will keep Marshawn Williams, the Hokies’ leading rusher, from taking...
  • Injuries and depth chart changes affect Virginia Tech prior to Miami game

     Injuries and depth chart changes affect Virginia Tech prior to Miami game
    BLACKSBURG — Slowing down Miami running back Duke Johnson has suddenly gotten a lot more challenging for Virginia Tech's defense, which won't have linebacker Chase Williams this week, and will be without defensive tackle Luther Maddy the rest of the...
  • ACC All Access: Marshawn Williams expects to return Thursday for Virginia Tech

    ACC All Access: Marshawn Williams expects to return Thursday for Virginia Tech
    Sitting on a quiet team bus on his way to the airport last Thursday night after Virginia Tech’s 21-16 at Pittsburgh, Tech running backs coach Shane Beamer sent text messages to Marshawn Williams and Trey Edmunds. Beamer wanted to know what his...
  • ACC supervisor of officials says costly delay-of-game flag against Hokies was correct

    The ACC’s supervisor of officials said Friday that the delay-of-game penalty that erased a Virginia Tech touchdown Thursday night at Pittsburgh was correct. The flag did not cause the Hokies’ 21-16 defeat, and all in Tech’s camp...
  • Virginia Tech struggles in Heinz Field again, loses 21-16 to Pittsburgh

    Virginia Tech struggles in Heinz Field again, loses 21-16 to Pittsburgh
    PITTSBURGH – Clemson has Howard’s Rock. Florida State has Chief Osceola and Renegade. They represent the most iconic trappings of some of the Atlantic Coast Conference's top home field advantages, but from Virginia Tech's perspective, there...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech offense inept in loss at Pitt

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech offense inept in loss at Pitt
    PITTSBURGH – For all its incompetence Thursday night, Virginia Tech had a chance to beat Pittsburgh, a chance to pilfer an ACC road victory and establish some confidence with an improbable fourth-quarter reversal. Trailing by five points, the...
  • Teel Time: Can Virginia Tech match U.Va., Akron in controlling Pitt's Conner?

    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...