Why Logan Thomas Is The Most Polarizing Figure In The NFL Draft

If an NFL scout could describe Logan Thomas' career at Virginia Tech in one phrase, it would be "inconsistent and disappointing, with flashes of greatness sprinkled in".Thomas has showed that he clearly has the arm strength, size, and mobility to dominate at the next level, but has yet to show the touch and accuracy that is needed to become a quarterback in the NFL...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Whit Babcock Reportedly Applies for Virginia Tech AD Position

via Cincinnati has a pretty great athletic director in Whit Babcock. With the Bearcats stuck on the outs of the national scene, it makes sense that if a bigger job opened, Babcock should at least take a look at it. And take a look he has. The latest news from the search is that the Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague isn't interested in the job. Neither is...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UC AD Whit Babcock Going to Virginia Tech For Same Position

via The fire started yesterday with the rumors that UC AD Whit Babcock applied to become the next Virginia Tech athletic director. The rumors intensified today. And for good reason. It's being reported that Whit Babcock has accepted the job as the Virginia Tech AD. Classic David Teel misspelled hashtag. Babcock was the 14th athletic director at UC. He arrived...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Virginia Tech vs. Virginia

The Virginia men’s basketball team welcome in-state rival Virginia Tech to the John Paul Jones Arena. HooNation previews the battle for state supremacy.
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Va Tech hires Cincinnati's Babcock as new AD

Whit Babcock, the athletic director at Cincinnati since October 2011, will be the new AD at Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech President Charles Steger made the announcement Friday night. Babcock, 43, received a five-year contract starting March 1. He replaces Jim Weaver, who retired at the end of year because of health concerns. ''He has substantial experience managing large...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech has hired Whit Babcock to be AD

Virginia Tech has hired Whit Babcock as its new athletic director, the school announced Friday. Babcock, who has served as Cincinnati athletic director since 2011, was born and raised in Virginia, and played baseball at James Madison. He replaces Jim Weaver, who stepped down for health reasons. "I would like to also thank the University of Cincinnati community which has been...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Loss of Babcock won't be too much for UC

CINCINNATI --€“ The news that Whit Babcock is leaving as athletic director at the University of Cincinnati for the same position at Virginia Tech is a punch to the gut. Or at least it should be. Maybe UC has taken so many of these stomach shots it has developed a rock hard six-pack. When UC president Dr. Santa Ono introduced Desiree Reed-Francois as the interim AD on Saturday there...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 24 Florida St. powers past Virginia Tech 70-54

Natasha Howard scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half to propel No. 24 Florida State past Virginia Tech in a 70-54 win that snapped a four-game losing streak. Florida State (15-5, 3-4 ACC) controlled the game from the opening tip, scoring 10 unanswered points in the first 3 1/2 minutes and closing out the first half with another 10-0 spurt to take a 42-20 advantage into the...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah McKenzie picks Georgia with only Ole Miss, Virginia Tech hats on table

You can’t have a national signing day without at least one recruit messing with people as he makes his decision, and four-star wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie took care of that for us on Wednesday. The American Heritage (Fla.) star committed to Georgia. But if you were watching his decision, you would have sworn he was […]
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 25 Pitt beats Virginia Tech 62-57 in 2 OTs

Virginia Tech held Pitt senior Lamar Patterson without a point in regulation. The Hokies won the rebounding battle by 15 and held the 25th-ranked Panthers to 37 percent shooting. On most days that would be enough to pull an upset on the road, but the Panthers made some big plays late in regulation and escaped with a 62-57 victory in double overtime. Junior guard Cameron Wright scored...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 14 NC State tops Virginia Tech 72-71 in OT

Len'Nique Brown hit a game-winning floater with 4.5 seconds left in overtime to lead No. 14 North Carolina State past Virginia Tech 72-71 on Sunday. Brown's game-winner followed a 3-pointer by Hannah Young that gave Virginia Tech a 71-70 lead with 27 seconds remaining. Virginia Tech had a chance to win in the waning seconds but Serafina Maulupe's heave at the buzzer...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bennett Dishes Ahead of Virginia Tech

Virginia head coach Tony Bennett will look to move 13-1 in the ACC on Tuesday against Virginia Tech. Bennett discusses the Hokies, his team's ability to win close games and more below.
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech upsets No. 11 North Carolina 50-47

Vanessa Panousis tied a career-high with 24 points as Virginia Tech won for the first time in Chapel Hill, upsetting No. 11 North Carolina 50-47 on Sunday. Virginia Tech led the second half until North Carolina used a 13-1 run to take a 43-37 lead with 6:55 remaining. The Hokies answered with an 8-0 run, capped by Panousis' three points, to regain the lead at 46-43 with 1:56...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: ex-Texas Tech QB Michael Brewer eyeing Hokies

Could Logan Thomas‘ replacement under center come from someone currently not on Virginia Tech’s roster? That could be the case according to a report from the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Citing a source with knowledge of the situation, the Times-Dispatch‘s Mike Barber is reporting that Michael Brewer has been in contact with members of the Hokies football program regarding a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Brewer visiting Hokies this weekend

The rumored interest Michael Brewer has expressed in Virginia Tech is about to become more tangible. Confirming rumblings from earlier in the week, Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times is reporting that the erstwhile Texas Tech quarterback will visit Blacksburg at some point this weekend. Brewer has been in contact with members of the Tech football program in what served as a precursor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones and Frank Beamer to be grand marshals of Food City 500.

Butch Jones at 2013 Food City 500. The Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech "Battle at Brisol" won't be held until Sept. 10, 2016. That's not stopping the parties involved from pimping it. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer will be co-grand marshals for the Food City 500, which will be held at Bristol Motor Speedway this coming Sunday...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech’s James Johnson tries to keep his head held high

Virginia Tech Coach James Johnson has found a good night’s sleep to be almost as elusive as a win these days. When he makes it to bed, he just tosses and turns. Often, he can only manage to doze off for an hour at a time, watching television and game film to fill the void insomnia has brought on. Mostly, though, that just leaves him more frustrated — at another last-place finish...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Irish, Hokies make early exit in ACC Tournament, coaches' future unclear

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The first ACC Tournament Wednesday in league history, and somewhat appropriately in Year 1 of the latest round of expansion, the first team out was a new member. Notre Dame finished its first ACC season 15-17 overall and under .500 for the first time since 1998-99. It's also the first time in six seasons Notre Dame failed to win at least one conference tournament...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech fires James Johnson after two seasons

Virginia Tech has fired head coach James Johnson after two seasons, sources told The school subsequently confirmed the news with a release. “I want to thank Coach Johnson for his dedication and hard work for our university and our basketball program over the past seven years,” athletic director Whit Babcock said. “A change of this significance affects many...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Fires MBB Coach James Johnson

Virginia Tech has fired men’s basketball head coach James Johnson after just two seasons according to reports by WDBJ7. Athletic Director Whit Babcock announced the decision on Monday. “I want to thank Coach Johnson for his dedication and hard work for our university and our basketball program over the past seven years,” Babcock said in a statement. “A change of this significance...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Fires James Johnson As Head Coach

James Johnson, Former VT Head CoachWhit Babcock has been Virginia Tech's athletic director for only a month and a half and has already made a big coaching move with the Hokies.James Johnson was fired after two years as the Hokies head basketball coach.“I want to thank Coach Johnson for his dedication and hard work for our university and our basketball program over the past...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech fires head coach James Johnson after two seasons

Virginia Tech fired men’s basketball coach James Johnson after two seasons and will begin a national search for his replacement, new Athletic Director Whit Babcock announced Monday. Johnson compiled a 22-41 record leading the program, which finished its worst season (9-22) since 1955 after a loss to Miami in the first round of the ACC tournament. The Hokies won just one of their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzz Williams reportedly leaving Marquette for Virginia Tech

Buzz Williams had his first down season at Marquette since taking over for Tom Crean, and now he is headed elsewhere. According to multiple reports, Williams is leaving Marquette to become the head coach at Virginia Tech. Jeff Goodman reports that the deal is for 7 years. Though Marquette was only 17-15 this season, Williams […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Buzz Williams Leaving Marquette For Virginia Tech

Update: According to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, the deal is for seven years. It’s also mentioned that Mick Cronin, Cincinnati’s head coach, was the link between Virginia Tech Athletic Director Whit Babcock and Williams. Babcock used to be the Bearcats’ AD. Buzz Williams deal with Virginia Tech is for 7 years, sources told ESPN. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 21, 2014 ...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzz Williams Leaves Marquette To Become Virginia Tech Head Coach

Virginia Tech once to be a premiere basketball program in the ACC, and they may have found the perfect man to do the job. Pat Forde is reporting that Marquette head coach Buzz Williams is poised to become the next head coach for the hokies. Y! Sources: Buzz Williams poised to become next coach at Virginia Tech — Pat Forde (@YahooForde) March 21, 2014 Williams, 41, is 139-65 in...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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