VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES NEWS

Joey van Zegeren transfers to Northwestern after leaving Hokies

  Northwestern has signed Virginia Tech transfer Joey van Zegeren. A 6-foot-10 forward and native of The Netherlands, he left the Hokies in January after being suspended indefinitely by coach Buzz Williams for an undisclosed violation of team rules. He played in 13 games last season, and he was leading the team in rebounding at 5.3 per game and third in scoring at 9.8 points before...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern lands Va. Tech transfer van Zegeren

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Northwestern has signed Virginia Tech transfer Joey van Zegeren. A 6-foot-10 forward and native of The Netherlands, he left the Hokies in January after being suspended indefinitely by coach Buzz Williams for an undisclosed violation of team rules. He played in 13 games last season, and he was leading the team in rebounding at 5.3 per game and third in scoring...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

2016 4-Star ATH Trevon Diggs set to visit LSU in June, sets announcement date

Last month, the 6-foot, 183-pounder released a top 12 on Twitter: Alabama, LSU, Florida, Tennessee, Penn State, Miami, Clemson, Auburn, UNC, Rutgers, Virginia Tech and Maryland.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Five-Star QB Jawon Pass Sets Decision Date

Jawon Pass, the No. 15 player in the 2016 class according to 247Sports, will make his college choice on July 13th. Pass, who is down to six schools (UNC, Virginia Tech, Florida, Louisville, Auburn and Alabama), will visit all of these schools before making his decision. Alabama, Auburn and Louisiville are all currently tied for the […] The post Five-Star QB Jawon Pass Sets Decision...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Audible: Why Buzz Williams is obsessed with Urban and Gruden

Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams has an obsession with college football coaches and how they work. Buzz joins Bruce Feldman on a new edition of The Audible to discuss why he wants to know everything about Urban Meyer, Jon Gruden, Bill Snyder and other successful football coaches and why he'll randomly call up pastors and authors and ask to spend eight hours with...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Add Virginia Tech To The List Of CFB Programs Claiming To Be #DBU This Offseason

The list of college football programs claiming to be D.B.U (Defensive Back University) continues to get longer.  This offseason, Texas, Florida, LSU, Oklahoma State and, now, Virginia Tech, have all made references to being #DBU on Twitter.  The Hokies #DBU reference came today, with former defensive back and NFL standout Kam Chancellor being back in Blacksburg, Va.  #Hokies...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies 2015 Preview and Prediction

Virginia Tech is at a crossroads of sorts. The Hokies went to the ACC championship game six times in their first eight seasons in the league. Since...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee and Virginia Tech eye attendance record in The Battle at Bristol

In just under 480 days, the Tennessee Volunteers and Virginia Tech Hokies will face off in what could be the most attended football game in the history of the sport. Being held in an arena that is affectionately referred to as "The Last Great Colosseum", the game between the two football powers will be known as The Battle at Bristol. Holding a game at a NASCAR track is not only...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buzz Williams reads mean tweets

There is a growing trend of celebrities and athletes reading “mean tweets” from the public. Virginia Tech Hokies head basketball coach Buzz Williams is the latest to join in on the fun. Much like you would expect, the video is hilarious. Enjoy the fun below. Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin MacIlvennie's behind-the-back OT winner sends Colorado to the MCLA finals

51 seconds to go in the first overtime against Virginia Tech with a trip to the 2015 MCLA National Championships on the line, Colorado rookie Colin MacIlvennie goes behind the back for the 12-11 winner.Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Buckeyes, Hokies to Open Season Under the Lights

Remember when the Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes last season? Remember when the Buckeyes didn’t have a third-string quarterback leading their team? No? Well neither do I. Many college football fanatics would have never expected Ohio State to do much in college football last season especially after starting quarterback and preseason Heisman favorite Braxton...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Hokie Sergio Render finally closing in on his college degree

Sergio Render played offensive line for Virginia Tech from 2006-2009. He left the Hokies before graduating to pursue a pro football career, but when opportunities with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers and even the UFL's Hartford Colonials fell through, Render decided to return to school for his degree."It was a little hard to get back into the groove of things," Render...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kickoff Time Set for OSU Season Opener against Virginia Tech

What many speculated about the Ohio State/Virginia Tech opening weekend matchup is true. The Big Ten Conference confirmed today that the Buckeyes and Hokies will kick off at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and will be featured as the final game of the opening weekend of the 2015 season. According to a press release from the Ohio State Sports Information Department, this will be the first time...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech Game Time Set For Labor Day

The Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech game time has been set for Labor Day. Here are the details on kickoff and channel.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Releases Game Time For Ohio St-Virginia Tech – Buckeyes Will Open Season Under The Lights On National TV

The defending national champions will open the 2015 season under the lights on national TV.  This morning, ESPN released the game time for the Labor Day game between Ohio State and Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va.  The Buckeyes and the Hokies are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on ESPN Sept. 7.  Another FB game time is set: The 2015 opener, Sept. 7 at Virginia...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

This Miami-Virginia Tech game from 2001 produced 62 future NFL players

On Dec. 1, 2001, No. 1 Miami and No. 14 Virginia Tech went head-to-head. The Hurricanes topped the Hokies, 26-24, on that day, but both teams ended up winners in terms of NFL talent production.FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman looked back at that specific game and counted 62 future NFL players on the field.The Hurricanes accounted for 39 of the players who went on to make an NFL team, including...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the future in question for Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer now that he's 68 years old?

This week, a Virginia Tech fan asked Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times about Hokies head coach Frank Beamer and his future with the team. Beamer is now 68 years old, and the fan wanted to know how other college coaches have fared at that age and beyond.Bitter dug into the record books to find out."For starters, coaches at the Division I (and even more specific, the FBS level) being...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Smith, ACC's most effective 3-point shooter, headed to Georgia Tech

ATLANTA -- Adam Smith is returning home to play his final year at Georgia Tech after leading Virginia Tech in scoring last season. The 6-foot-1 guard was the top 3-point shooter in the Atlantic Coast Conference (42.4 percent) and paced the Hokies with 13.4 points a game. Smith is set to receive his bachelor's degree in communications from Virginia Tech this weekend, and therefore...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech's top scorer Smith heading to Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Adam Smith is returning home to play his final year at Georgia Tech after leading Virginia Tech in scoring last season. The 6-foot-1 guard was the top 3-point shooter in the Atlantic Coast Conference (42.4 percent) and paced the Hokies with 13.4 points a game. Smith is set to receive his bachelor's degree in communications from Virginia Tech this weekend, and therefore...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech AD at odds about cost-of-attendance payments

In January, the Power 5 conferences passed historic legislation which allows them to offer full cost-of-attendance payments to its prospective student-athletes. Extra cash can be a powerful recruiting tool, so the change naturally has some coaches worried about increased inequity on the playing field.Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer is one of them. Beamer told Mike Barber of the Richmond...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Syracuse QB target Brown to commit to Virginia Tech

St. John Vianney (N.J.) High School junior quarterback Anthony Brown has been a main target for the Orange this offseason, but it appears the young passer is going to take his talents to Virginia Tech, according to a report by Syracuse.com. Brown, a three-star dual threat quarterback, is scheduled to visit Virginia Tech next weekend and will announce his verbal commitment shortly...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: Turf installed at Virginia Tech's new indoor practice facility

The Hokies are one step closer to completing their new indoor practice facility. The project, which has been under construction since last spring, is in its final stages, as Virginia Tech football's official Twitter account posted a picture of the turf being installed over the weekend.Back in March, Virginia Tech senior associate athletics director Tom Gabbard told Andy Bitter...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Timelapse of Virginia Tech’s new facility being built

From August of last year through this April, the Virginia Tech Hokies have been constructing a new indoor practice facility. With the building now complete, the Hokies released a 30-second timelapse video that shows the construction of the building from beginning to end. Check out the new indoor facility being built: Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech is looking to replace a hard hitter in the defensive backfield

Kyshoen Jarrett is taking his enforcing presence to the NFL, leaving a void in Virginia Tech's secondary as the team enters the 2015 season. Defensive coordinator Bud Foster, however, won't let his defensive backfield's lack of a heavy hitter go unaddressed."We’ve got to find a guy in the back end," Foster told Mike Barber of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.The likely candidates to...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies recognize best moments, performances of 2014-15

The Virginia Tech athletics department held its first ever Gobblers, an ESPY-style awards show that replaced the usual All-Sports Banquet. The inaugural event, welcomed by student-athletes and coaches alike, recognized individual and team accomplishments during the 2014-15 athletics calendar.The football team's 35-21 win over Ohio State on Sep. 6 was named "Best Game," according...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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