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Who thought these things for a good idea? Better question--what is in the water at Virginia Tech that has enough people thinking these things look good to want to wear them on national television (Thursday night's game against Georgia Tech on ESPN)?
These are easily the ugliest helmets ever created.
What is almost crazier than the fact that someone made these things and someone else agreed to wear them in front of people is that Head Coach Frank Beamer is defending them (via ESPN):"It's not flashy, but it means a tremendous amount to this university," coach Frank Beamer said in a statement. "… The reason I like it, is because it represents what this program and this university are built on. Each piece, in its place, serving its purpose, doing its job, and when it's all working together, it's rock solid and it's something special."
I get the symbolism and can dig that, but there are better...
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After Virginia Tech beat Georgia Tech, 17-10, on the road on Thursday night, coach Frank Beamer boogied down in the locker room in celebration.
Virginia Tech’s new “hokie stone” helmets have an interesting look, that’s for sure. But while many have criticized the overall design, there is one particular element to the lid that everyone can agree is a great touch. The school decided to put the number “430″ on the back to honor the 430 VT alumni who have given their lives for our country. The school’s equipment...
Virginia Tech’s defense stole the show last night, holding Georgia Tech to just 10 points while forcing three turnovers in an impressive seven-point victory. As evidenced below, head coach Frank Beamer was thrilled with the performance – he even gave us a taste of what he’s like on the dance floor. Again.
VT’s official Instagram account captured the moment:
In keeping with the tradition of producing aesthetically awful uniforms, Virginia Tech has unveiled its newest atrocity to the world: the Hokie Stone helmet.
If you’re wondering if a quarry threw up on their helmets then you’d be absolutely correct. The helmet is an homage to the stone quarry that produces many of the rocks that cover the university’s campus buildings, covered...
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Here's a look at Virginia Tech's finished "Hokie Stone" helmets and the all-maroon uniforms they'll compliment against Georgia Tech.
We mentioned last week that Virginia Tech was creating some stone wall concept helmets, and they are now a reality. Virginia Tech was decked out in their ‘Stone Wall’ helmets for their Thursday night matchup against Georgia Tech. Pretty great.
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We recently learned Virginia Tech will wear its new "Hokie Stone" helmets against Georgia Tech on Thursday night, and now we have the chance to see them in action for the first time.
Today's Norm Wood column quotes Virginia Tech's so-popular defensive coordinator Bud Foster and his thoughts about Virginia Tech's schedule this week. Cliff notes: he's whining about having to play Georgia Tech on Thursday on the road, just five days after their epic showdown against C-USA powerhouse Marshall. The natural and obvious reaction for UVA fans is to...
The Virginia Tech Hokies and Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will meet on Thursday night in a match-up of two ACC teams.
After a season opening loss to Alabama the Hokies have rebounded to win three straight, they will travel to play Georgia Tech (3-0) in this one.
Coverage of Thursday nights game will air on ESPN/Watch ESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta...
Just like Virginia Tech's new "Hokie Stone" helmets, South Carolina has introduced one inspired by a big-time campus presence: Crystal meth, of course.
Virginia Tech busted out their "Hokie Stone" helmets on Thursday night against Georgia Tech. The Twitterverse had absolutely no idea what to make of them.
After Shane Carden got sacked eight times by Virginia Tech, the offensive line is entrusted with the duty of keeping pressure off Carden and keeping him upright.
Reports of the demise of the Virginia Tech football team may have been premature. The Hokies football program is slipping. Frank Beamer is past his prime. Not so fast, in 2013 the Virginia Tech Hokies just moved to 4-1 after a win over Georgia Tech. Look Virginia Tech isn’t going to join Clemson and Florida State in the upper echelon of the ACC, but their win over Georgia Tech...