VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES NEWS

Brace Yourselves: Clemson Is Coming...

College Gameday, primetime, national televison. Are the Hokies ready? It was always going to be a big game. Clemson at Virginia Tech.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 hours ago

Virginia Tech gains its first 2019 Commitment in Jahad Carter

NEW COMMITMENT ALERT- Jahad Carter out of Henrico is the first to join the 2019 recruiting class. Well, #EnterNight19 started again- after the prior decommitment of Tayvion Land, who frankly I didn’t think was going to stick just based on timing alone- this week, with a new commitment from a different Virginia athlete. Wide Receiver/Cornerback Jahad (his Hudl says Ja’Had, his...
Via Gobbler Country
14 hours ago

ESPN’s College GameDay Set to Visit Blacksburg

The show that everyone watches as a college Saturday primer will be here for Clemson. Finally. After 10 years, No. 13 Virginia Tech will once again host ESPN’s College GameDay crew ahead of Saturday’s showdown against No. 2 Clemson. Given the slate of games for the upcoming week, it was assumed that GameDay would more likely than not be in Blacksburg for the upcoming weekend...
Via Gobbler Country
21 hours ago

Jackson, Peoples lead No. 13 Hokies past ODU, 38-0

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Steven Peoples had scored three career touchdowns for No. 13 Virginia Tech heading into Saturday's game against Old Dominion. Now he's scored six,
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

WATCH: Old Dominion vs. Virginia Tech Football Highlights (2017)

Old Dominion vs. Virginia Tech: The #13 Hokies got a decisive victory over the Monarchs at home, 38-0. Quarterback Josh Jackson continued his stellar play with 327 total yards and 3 passing touchdowns. Steven Peoples had a breakout performance with 135 total yards, a rushing touchdown, and 2 receiving touchdowns, one of which was Must See ACC. The Hokies move to 4-0 for the first time since 2011.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

WATCH: FB vs ODU Postgame Presser

Head Coach Justin Fuente, Defensive Coordinator Bud Foster, and key players discuss Hokies' 38-0 victory of Old Dominion Monarchs

Virginia Tech football: Hokies blank Old Dominion 38-0

The Hokies pick up their second shutout victory of the young season. It was another slow start, but in the end the Virginia Tech Hokies picked up their second shutout win of the season on Saturday with a 38-0 blanking of Old Dominion. It was the first-ever meeting between the two in-state schools. As with previous weeks, quarterback Josh Jackson got off to a slow start, however...
Via Gobbler Country
1 day ago

Halftime: Virginia Tech Hokies Lead Old Dominion Monarchs, 17-0

It’s Military Appreciation Day in Blacksburg! After a fantastic section flyover by USAF F-22 Raptors the Virginia Tech Hokies and Old Dominion Monarchs got down to the business of their first ever meeting on a football field. The upstart Monarchs recently transitioned from the FCS to the FBS. Last year, Old Dominion just missed the C-USA Championship game, but finished the season...
Via Gobbler Country
1 day ago

Old Dominion Football: 17-Year-Old QB To Start vs. Virginia Tech

What were you doing when you were 17 years old? Unless you’re one of three people in the last 40 years, you weren’t quarterbacking against a D-I football team. But that’s exactly what Steve Williams will be doing when he suits up for Old Dominion this weekend. The Monarchs are taking on the Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg, and with Williams being only 17 years and nine months...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Jackson, Peoples lead No. 13 Hokies past ODU, 38-0

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Josh Jackson threw for three touchdowns and Steven Peoples scored three Saturday, leading No. 13 Virginia Tech past Old Dominion 38-0. Peoples scored on receptions of 17 and 43 yards, the latter when Jackson threw for a well-covered Cam Phillips in the end zone and the ball was tipped into Peoples’ arms. Peoples also scored on a 1-yard run, and Jackson...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Gobbler Country Staff Picks: Hokies vs Monarchs

It’s time for ODU to visit Lane Stadium. Lots of folks are coming, lots more are expected. It’s a sell out, and the party has already started. Here’s what the GC staff has to say about the final score. It’s time for the Gobbler Country Staff Picks. Everyone is three and zero, and no one is bucking the current conventional wisdom, either. Jawhar Ali - 3-0 In what will...
Via Gobbler Country
2 days ago

How Cam Phillips Has Revolutionized His Game

And How The Hokies Have Reaped The Rewards Cam Phillips always played second-fiddle to fellow wide receiver and member of Virginia Tech’s 2014 recruiting class, and now Miami Dolphin, Isaiah Ford. Listed at 6’0” and 202 lbs., Phillips was always tabbed as more of the possession receiver (Though Ford was pretty good at that himself), and Ford, listed at 6’2” 195 lbs., the...
Via Gobbler Country
3 days ago

12 breakout players of college football season so far

Every year, college football produces its share of breakout players. These can be guys playing at smaller schools putting up big numbers, players who were in the shadow of elite teammates who have now gone to the NFL or graduated, or even guys who were already pretty well known but have taken an even bigger step forward to put themselves into elite company.Here’s a look at 12 NCAA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech football: The opening Clemson spread is out, and you might be surprised.

This line is not what we expected, but we can discuss here. As mentioned before on Gobbler Country, we get access to certain things. One of those things is preliminary lines on upcoming football games. One of the online sportsbooks gave me some intel on the line for the Clemson Tigers against the Virginia Tech Hokies . I realize this game is next week, but a certain part of...
Via Gobbler Country
4 days ago

Virginia Tech football: The Game is a sellout.

It’s been a minute since the opposing team felt Lane’s full fury. I like where this is heading. Some really, really big news out of Blacksburg today. The game against the Old Dominion Monarchs is officially sold out. That is a really big deal. Normally, when a lesser team visits Lane Stadium, the fans over the recent years have been a bit scarce. Any Virginia Tech Hokies...
Via Gobbler Country
4 days ago

Virginia Tech football: Uniforms for Old Dominion Announced

Military Appreciation Week? Hokies got you fam.. The killer folks in charge of uniforms have outdone themselves again. It’s Military Appreciation Week, and the Hokies have made an excellent choice. This particular helmet is all white with the familiar V.T. logo. Superimposed over the V.T. is the American flag. This particular combo has a place in my heart. I loved it the...
Via Gobbler Country
5 days ago

WATCH: Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson: The Phenomenal Freshman

Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson: Hokies freshman quarterback Josh Jackson is beginning to make a name for himself in Blacksburg. Tied for the ACC lead in touchdown passes and 5th in total yards per game, Jackson has been a nightmare for opponents. Virginia Tech's newest star also is an excellent game manager as he has yet to throw an interception in 85 pass attempts. Check out the...
Via ACC Digital Network
5 days ago

AP All-America Watch: Virginia Tech’s Cam Phillips rising; LSU’s Derrius Guice’s slow start

The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP released its first preseason All-America team and will also weigh-in with a midseason team before the full, three-team All-America selections are unveiled in December. The second installment of the weekly All-America watch: INTRODUCING Cam Phillips, WR, Virginia...
Via The Denver Post
5 days ago

Virginia Tech football: 5 takeaways in win over East Carolina

The Virginia Tech Hokies got off to a slow start in their 64-17 thrashing of the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday. The start had fans in full-blown panic-mode as the Hokies led the Pirates 23-17 at the half. The second half, however, was a different story as Tech scored 41 unanswered points and this game turned into a rout fast. As the score would indicate, there were several...
Via Gobbler Country
5 days ago

Virginia Tech football: It’s official, the Hokies and Clemson will be in prime-time

Blacksburg should be rocking on Sept. 30. It’s official, the No. 13 Virginia Tech Hokies host the No. 2 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Lane Stadium in a game that will kick off at 8 pm ET on ABC. This is huge news for the Hokies and Blacksburg. Many schools will say there’s no better night atmosphere than their own school. However, the Hokies have a legitimate claim...
Via Gobbler Country
5 days ago

Virginia Tech Football: Latest National Championship Odds

Hokies odds drop despite the win against E.C.U. Every week the fine folks at www.Bovada.lv email me the latest Heisman Trophy odds, and more importantly, the national championship odds. At the end of week two, Virginia Tech was at 33-1. They were ahead of teams like Miami, Notre Dame, Auburn, and some other college blue bloods. This was before some of the mentioned teams lost...
Via Gobbler Country
6 days ago

Virginia Tech Hokies Win Huge over ECU but No One Notices

It was a good game. It deserved some sort of mention, and had some seriously good highlights with something that the Hokies havent been given much credit for, high powered offense. No one noticed, though. Well were #13 and thats notice enough.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 days ago

What Can Virginia Tech learn from North Carolina’s win over Old Dominion?

Next on tap for the Hokies? The Old Dominion Monarchs On Saturday, the North Carolina Tar Heels got their first when of the season. The ‘Heels traveled to S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk for a non-con road tilt. The final score was 53-23, but the Monarchs never gave up. North Carolina built a huge halftime lead. It would be great for the Hokies to get out early against O...
Via Gobbler Country
7 days ago

Virginia Tech Football: Creeping up the top 25

The Hokies continue steady climb to the top. Its Sunday folks! You know what that means. The USA Today Coaches Poll was
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 days ago

Cam Phillips Leads the Entire FBS in Receiving Yards

Virginia Tech Hokies senior wide receiver, Cam Phillips, had a record breaking performance last Saturday. Against the East Carolina Pirates the standout offensive weapon hauled in 14 passes for 189 yards and three TDs. That performance, coupled with his stellar play during the first two weeks of the season, has resulted in Phillips being the current leader in FBS receiving yards...
Via Gobbler Country
7 days ago
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