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Virginia Tech junior cornerback Antone Exum played the role of Santa Claus on Monday. Exum's Hokies are all set to compete in Friday's Russell Athletic Bowl against Rutgers and part of the player experience includes receiving a Best Buy gift card. The NCAA allows bowl participants to accept gifts up to $550 in value, and Exum chose to generously spend the $470 given to him on three kids instead.Exum posted the above photo along with the following tweet on Twitter with which further details the act of kindness: What a nice gesture by the college student, who could have just as easily bought himself a new laptop, new game system, and/or a handful of video games rather than spend his allotment on someone else. Exum has recorded 46 total tackles and 4 interceptions this season for the 6-6 Hokies.
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A Virginia Tech player decided to spend his bowl game gift on some young kids he just met in a store to give them a nice Christmas.
Virginia Tech player Antone Exum uses bowl swag to buy Christmas
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Virginia Tech is planning to honor the shooting victims in Newtown and from the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings with a helmet decal.
Five and a half years ago Virgina Tech dealt with the deadliest school shooting in history when 32 lives were taken. Just over two weeks ago 26 victims were killed at Shady Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.
“It’s just one of those things that we’ve been through what those people up in Sandy Hook are going through,” Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer said according to...
The Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which 20 children and six faculty members died, was the second-deadliest school shooting in the United States. The deadliest occurred on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg on April 16, 2007, when a gunman killed 32 people and wounded 17 others.
To remember those killed in both tragedies, the Hokies’ helmets will feature...
Tweet On Friday, the Virginia Tech Hokies football team will take the field in Orlando, Florida for the Russell Athletic Bowl against Rutgers. The Hokies will not have the traditional “VT” on the side of their helmets, though. Instead, the helmets will feature an orange and green ribbon to honor the victims of the [...]
Stories like this don't get enough attention so it feels like the perfect time to share a great story revolving players from two ACC schools.
Here's a great story from StarNewsOnline on a couple of Duke and Virginia Tech players with some Christmas Spirit.
Merry Christmas everyone!
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Great story from StarNewsOnline on a couple of Duke and Virginia Tech players with some Christmas Spirit.
Merry Christmas everyone!
Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I enjoyed the break. Spent 4 days away from the internet and it was as expected.
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Virginia Tech CB Antone Exum used his bowl game gift card to buy presents for three kids he just met – Larry Brown Sports
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