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William & Mary faces stiff test against Hokies

William & Mary's Jimmye Laycock could surely have come up with a better scenario for the start of his 35th season as coach at his alma mater. Since it's too late for that, he can only laugh, and hope. Laycock named inexperienced Steve Cluley as his starting quarterback this week, and will rely on the sophomore to weather a defensive storm when the Tribe opens the season...
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Va. Tech's Beamer gets contract extension through 2018

  Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies' sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Babcock says the extension is a reward for Beamer's 27 years at his alma...
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Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech agree to two-year contract extension

With retirement speculation growing after consecutive disappointing seasons, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through at least the 2018 campaign. Beamer, 67, will begin his 28th year at Virginia Tech on Saturday against William & Mary with more wins than any active Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Virginia Tech extends Frank Beamer through 2018

Virginia Tech announced a two-year extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the football head coach through the 2018 season. Hokies’ athletic director Whit Babcock called Beamer’s extension “well-deserved” in a statement released on the school’s athletic website: “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock...
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Virginia Tech Announces Extension for Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech has announced a two year contract extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the head coach until 2019. Here are the details via “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock wrote in a news release. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Signs Contract Extension, Will Stay At Virginia Tech Through 2019

One of the best and longest tenured coaches in America agreed to a contract extension today. Frank Beamer, who has been at Virginia Tech since 1987 and has led the Hokies to a 224-109-2 record, agreed to a two year contract extension that will keep him in Blacksburg through the 2019 season. If Beamer stays at Va. Tech through the expiration of this deal, it would mean that he would...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football Preview

While it was a little more difficult than expected to get there, the Virginia Tech Hokies made a bowl for the 21st consecutive season. For the second consecutive year, the Hokies won single digit games (8). The last time Virginia Tech hasn't had consecutive double digit win seasons was 1997-98. In order to get to double digit wins this season, the Hokies will need to be much...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech names Michael Brewer starting quarterback

If Virginia Tech is to bounce back from a couple disappointing seasons by Hokie standards, it'll do it behind a junior transfer quarterback. Coach Frank Beamer announced Saturday that Texas Tech graduate Michael Brewer beat out fifth-year senior Mark Leal for the starting job after a lengthy competition. "Both of the guys gave great effort and played very well in preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Virginia Tech Hokies Season Preview: Predicting W's and L's

The Virginia Tech Hokies, from the ACC, are coming off of two down seasons for their standards. The Hokies went 7-6 in 2012 and followed that up with an 8-5 season last year. The Hokies will now have to bounce back and return to their winning standards that Head Coach Frank Beamer has built the past couple decades.Virginia Tech will have to replace quarterback Logan Thomas this year...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech Defensive Back Makes Sweet One-Handed Interception in Practice

Virginia Tech is only a couple of seasons removed from eight consecutive seasons of 10+ wins. Is longtime head coach Frank Beamer worried? Probably not. He's been around long enough not to let much bother him, but being the competitor that he is you know he wants to get back on top again.When he sees his guys make interceptions like this in practice he has to feel good about...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Virginia Tech Corner Kendall Fuller Makes Awesome One-Handed Interception During Practice

Kendall Fuller has a lot to live up to, his three brothers all played for Virginia Tech and in the NFL, but he’s well underway to honoring his family’s Hokie legacy. Last year, as a true freshman, he started 12 games and was a freshman All-American and Second Team All-ACC selection. This year, it looks like he’s ready to continue to make plays for the strong Hokie defense....
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia Tech Celebrates 50 Years At Lane Stadium With This Awesome Season Trailer

Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium is one of the toughest places to play in all of college football. The iconic Hokie Stone stadium turns 50 this year, and Virginia Tech has released an excellent trailer, promoting it as one of the top venues in the entire sport. After watching the video, we’re certainly convinced. Virginia Tech has an impressive .735 win percentage at home since...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: ECU Equipment Staff Gets Departing Manager An “ECU > VT” Going Away Cake Before He Leaves For Virginia Tech

ECU head equipment manager Erik Lewis spent 11 years in Greenville before taking a job with Virginia Tech, so naturally he has a great relationship with the other guys in the equipment room. For his departure, the Pirates staff got him this…thoughtful…going away cake. Going away cake for @herdpirate as he heads to take over @VTFBEquipment #happytrails
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Crowded backfield leads to Virginia Tech transfer

Running back Chris Mangus will transfer from Virginia Tech, the school announced Monday. The redshirt sophomore from Raleigh, N.C. had 26 carries last season for 141 yards including a 76 yard run for a touchdown against Western Carolina. Mangus found himself falling down the depth chart in an increasingly crowded backfield. With the return of Trey Edmunds from a broken leg who is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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