VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES NEWS

Benedict out for 2014, maybe longer

The family of Virginia Tech offensive lineman Brent Benedict informed 247Sports this evening that the Hokies offensive lineman's health has taken a turn for the worse and he's likely going to miss the 2014 season. Benedict suffered a knee injury this past spring and complications from the injury arose. He experienced clotting in both his heart and lungs and as of late Friday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Polian Rips Selection of Virginia Tech Quarterback Logan Thomas

Bill Polian: There is nothing I saw on tape that led me to believe Logan Thomas (Arizona) has a chance to be a very good QB. — Joe Schad (@schadjoe) May 10, 2014 The selection of Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas in the 4th round by the Arizona Cardinals has been met with some mixed reviews by a lot of analysts, but Bill Polian has some very negative words for the rookie...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Hokies, including Facyson, undergo post-spring surgeries

Four Virginia Tech football players have had surgery since the end of spring ball, including cornerback Brandon Facyson, head athletic trainer Mike Goforth said Saturday. Facyson, who sat out the spring with a stress reaction in his leg, had a bone graft procedure to aid the healing process. Goforth said it doesn't change his timetable for return and that Facyson should be a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Four-star recruit Noskowiak recommits to Marquette

A month after opening up his recruitment process, four-star recruit Nick Noskowiak has re-committed to Marquette. Noskowiak originally gave a verbal commitment to Buzz Williams and the Golden Eagles last April. Following Williams' departure to Virginia Tech, the Sun Prairie (Wis.) High School star decided to explore his options. Ranked as the ninth-best point-guard recruit in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football

Virginia Tech held their annual Maroon vs. White spring game over the weekend and it appears the offense may need some work. Does the 7-3 final indicate that Logan Thomas will be missed more than expected? Tech football may have reached a low on September 11th, 2010 when they dropped to 0-2. The shootout loss to Boise State at Fed Ex Field wasn’t the problem, it was the loss five...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Mayock Moves Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller Into Top Spot In Latest Rankings

With a little more than one week to go until the 2014 NFL Draft takes place, there's a new leader in the cornerback clubhouse as far as rankings go for one well-known draft analyst. In the fourth edition of his position-by-position prospect rankings, Mike Mayock of the NFL Network now has Virginia Tech's Kyle Fuller […] Mike Mayock Moves Virginia Tech CB Kyle Fuller Into...
Via Steelers Depot
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB question will linger

Saturday’s spring scrimmage at Virginia Tech did nothing to solve any questions about the starting quarterback vacancy left by Logan Thomas. On a day that saw the defense dominate, quarterbacks Mark Leal and Brenden Motley each scored a touchdown but failed to take a lead in the competition under center. Leal completed 10 of 18 pass attempts for 90 yards and was intercepted once...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Logan Thomas has left the building. The big-armed, strong legged quarterback of the Hokies offense has taken his talents to the next level – trading game film and academia for millions of dollars and a clipboard to carry. While the major reason for Virginia Tech’s success on offense last season is no longer a part of the program, fans can take solace in the fact Frank Beamer...
Via Football Nation
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Fuller Scouting Report

Kyle Fuller CB Virginia Tech #17 Ht: 6’0″ Wt: 190 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Size/Athleticism: Adequate height but skinny. Speed is decent, but not exceptional. He’s quicker than he is fast. Coverage: A good athlete who can excel in man coverage...
Via DraftAce
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Thompson Transfers From Virginia Tech To Ohio State

Trevor Thompson will transfer from Virginia Tech to Ohio State. Thompson was also pursued by Indiana, Purdue and Butler. "I love the academics, the fans, my new teammates and the coaching staff," Thompson said. "It was the perfect fit." Thompson averaged 5.0 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a freshman. Thompson will sit out next season, but he could request...
Via RealGM
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson commits to Ohio State

Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson will play in the Big Ten next season as the former Hokie center picked Ohio State over his two other finalists, Indiana and Purdue. “Well it’s official I’m a Ohio State Buckeye,” Thompson said Sunday on his Twitter account. The news was first reported by Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com. Thompson, who […] The post Virginia Tech transfer Trevor...
Via Inside the Hall
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson heading to Ohio State

Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson is heading to Ohio State, sources tell CBSSports.com. Thompson, a 6-foot-11 center from Indianapolis, played just one season in Blacksburg. He averaged 5.0 points and 4.7 rebounds, going for 15 points and six rebounds in a loss to Duke in late February. Because of his size and three years of remaining eligibility, Thompson was one of the most...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buckeyes add 7-foot Virginia Tech transfer Thompson

Ohio State has added further reinforcements to its front line with the addition of Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson. The news of Thompson's commitment was first reported by ESPN.com. The 7-foot Thompson had been exploring several options over the last few weeks and was at Ohio State's spring football game on Saturday. He's leaving Virginia Tech after one season...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Virginia Tech Center Trevor Thompson Will Transfer To Ohio State

Ohio State basketball has hit the transfer market hard this offseason. First, the Buckeyes picked up a very solid forward in Temple’s Anthony Lee. Now, they’ve added some serious size for the future, picking up a commitment from former Virginia Tech center Trevor Thompson. Ohio State just added 7-foot Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson. Told ESPN that he just committed to...
Via College Spun
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots reportedly bringing in Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net,  The New England Patriots are bringing in former Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas. New England Patriots working out Logan Thomas/QB/Virginia Tech and DJ Coles/WR/Virginia Tech tomorrow… — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) April 8, 2014 ...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Thompson’s father breaks down process

As one of the top available transfers still on the board this spring, Indianapolis native Trevor Thompson is a priority for three Big Ten schools, including Indiana. The Virginia Tech transfer averaged five points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a freshman and at close to 7-feet and 220 pounds, he’s viewed as a player […] The post Trevor Thompson’s father breaks down process appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Puts Hokie Bird In Place Of The Famous Empty Trophy Case

The famous empty trophy case at Virginia Tech, which was built in 1999 in anticipation of a Hokies National Championship, remained unfilled 15 years later, and it looks like the athletic department is tired of waiting. The case, which could be found in the Merryman Athletic Center, has apparently been removed, or at least relocated. In its place is a giant Hokie Bird, which doesn’t...
Via College Spun
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Four-star Marquette verbal commit re-opens recruitment

Marquette commit Nick Noskowiak has re-opened his recruitment process following the departure of Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech. Ranked as a four-star recruit and the ninth-best point guard in the class of 2015 by Scout.com, the Sun Prairie (Wis.) High School star originally gave a verbal to Williams and the Golden Eagles last April. Noskowiak sent out a pair of tweets Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Thompson sets visit dates

Virginia Tech transfer Trevor Thompson plans to visit four schools.
Via indiana.scout.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies 2014 Spring Football Preview

After eight straight seasons of at least 10 wins or more and dominating the ACC since entering the league, Frank Beamer has stubbed his toe over the...
Via Athlon Sports
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Two assistants under Williams have left Marquette

MILWAUKEE -- Assistant coaches Isaac Chew and Brad Autry have left the Marquette men's basketball program and are no longer listed on the team's roster following the departure of head coach Buzz Williams to Virginia Tech. Multiple reports have both following Williams and joining his staff with the Hokies. Assistant coach Jerry Wainwright is the only member of the staff still...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gruman: Williams lost his fire at Marquette

With a couple chants of "Hokie, Hokie, Hokie, Hi," Buzz Williams looked like he was having fun again. Fun is something the now former Marquette coach didn't have a whole heck of a lot of this past season. Introduced like a rock star to the Virginia Tech faithful at a press conference that felt more like a pep rally, Williams had the spotlight squarely on him, and he...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Barnett open after Virginia Tech decommitment: DE recruit to see UGA

Michael Barnett, of Dorchester (S.C.) Woodland, was one of the top competitors at the Atlanta Nike football recruit camp. Barnett has the ideal frame for a strong-side defensive end, at 6'4 and 245 pounds, with length to add more good size. He is a consensus four-star recruit, and decommitted from Virginia Tech in early February. I spoke with Barnett about his recruitment and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mutual interest between Boilers, Thompson

Purdue will pursue Virginia Tech center transfer Trevor Thompson, a source confirmed to Boiler Sports Report.
Via purdue.scout.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cohen decommits from Marquette after Buzz Williams' departure

The first domino of Buzz Williams' departure to Virginia Tech fell Saturday night for Marquette, as four-star 2014 commit Sandy Cohen tweeted he's been released from his letter of intent and free to sign with any other school. Cohen, who committed to Marquette in July, signed with the Golden Eagles in November. The Seymour (Wis.) High School product had to be released by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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