Posted November 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has dismissed kicker Cody Journell from the team. Beamer announced the senior's dismissal Wednesday, citing a violation of team policies. Beamer declined further comment. Journell made 10 of 16 field goal attempts and 24 of 26 extra-point tries this season. The school says Journell's replacement hasn't been determined. The Hokies (7-3, 4-2 ACC) host Maryland (5-4, 1-4) on Saturday in Blacksburg. Beamer also had suspended Journell for Virginia Tech's Sept. 21 game against Marshall for an unspecified violation of team rules. Journell pleaded guilty in May 2012 to misdemeanor trespassing. He was suspended from the team for seven months and missed Virginia Tech's 2012 Sugar Bowl appearance.

VT Kicker Suspended: Featured on Game Tickets For This Weekend

Cody Journell Virginia Tech’s kicker was released from the team today and now has quite the dilemma. What makes this story particularly interesting? The former Hokies kicker has his image featured upon the tickets for this weeks upcoming game against Maryland. I have to say this is pretty comical.  In the end however, one can’t  say that this kid didn’t have his fair shot...

Hokies AD Weaver to leave position

Jim Weaver, who has shepherded Virginia Tech through two conference realignments and overseen vast facilities improvements in 16 years as the school's athletic director, is stepping down. "Once in a while, we're not able to live out our goals and objectives, and this is one of them," Weaver, 68, said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday...

Dismissed Virginia Tech kicker Cody Journell is on Senior Day tickets

Virginia Tech kicker Cody Journell may have been dismissed from the team on Wednesday, but he's still featured on the Hokie's Senior Day tickets.

Virginia Tech tops West Virginia 87-82

Freshman Ben Emelogu scored a game-high 22 points to lead Virginia Tech past West Virginia 87-82 on Tuesday. Adam Smith added 19 points for the Hokies (1-1), who rallied from a 17-point deficit in the first half. Smith scored seven of Virginia Tech's last nine points. Smith's three-point play with 33.2 seconds to play gave the Hokies an 83-79 lead, and after West Virginia...

Hokies Come Back to Take Down WVU

For the majority of the first half of Tuesday's afternoon matinee against Virginia Tech, it appeared as if West Virginia was going to be able to cruise to a victory.


The Terps are coming off a disappointing loss at home to Syracuse, and they'll attempt to grab elusive win No. 6 this Saturday in Blacksburg, Va., against Virginia Tech. The Hokies bounced back after two straight losses with a resounding win against nationally-ranked Miami, so this doesn't figure to be an easy game for a struggling Maryland squad.

Harrison still unsure

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I know Virginia Tech fans have been obsessed with Frank Beamer's special teams prowess for decades, but it doesn't get much more awkward than putting Cody Journell, the freaking kicker, on your game tickets.Oh, my bad, it does.It gets a lot more awkward when that same kicker gets kicked off the team three days before the game he's on the tickets for actually happens.Whoops...

Photo Gallery I: WVU - VT

Our first look at West Virginia's 87-82 loss to Virginia Tech
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