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VIRGINIA TECH RUMORS

Frank Beamer wants his successor to come from his staff

Frank Beamer has been the head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies for a long time. In fact, the 2015 season will be his 29th in Blacksburg. Thus, with Beamer turning 69 in October despite him not implying that he will retire soon, it seems only natural that Beamer would want someone from his coaching staff to succeed him. In fact, Beamer stated this wish to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

WR recruit with amazing name commits to Virginia Tech

There have been some crazy names to play college football in the past: D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Gimel President, Psalm Wooching. Now, we have one more name to add to list of awesome names. Divine Deablo is a three-star wide receiver for the Class of 2016. According to 247 Sports, this biblical irony has committed to play for the Virginia Tech Hokies next season. BREAKING: Divine...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Wants His Eventual Replacement At Virginia Tech To Come From His Staff

Frank Beamer is Virginia Tech football. Nearly everything the Hokies’ program has become is a result of the work of the 68-year-old coach, who has been in Blacksburg, Va., since 1987.  There will be a time – probably in the near future – when that isn’t the case. Beamer is getting up there in age and will likely retire sooner rather than later.  Who will replace him?...
Via College Spun
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amazingly-Named 2016 WR Divine Deablo Has Committed To Virginia Tech

Winston Salem (N.C.) Mount Tabor wide receiver Divine Deablo has committed to Virginia Tech, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Divine Deablo is a Hokie @VTScoop247 http://t.co/5dUonF4kj0 via @247Sports — EvanGWatkins247 (@EvanGWatkins247) July 28, 2015 WR Divine Deablo tells me he has committed to #VirginiaTech http://t.co/5Wclc8BZSA @rivalsmike @Hokie_Haven — Adam...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the Virginia Tech Hokies Can Rebound in 2015

Frank Beamer has had a long, wonderful run at Virginia Tech. During the 83 years prior to Beamer arriving in Blacksburg, the Hokies had been to just...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech not giving up on Alabama commit Jaquan Yulee

It seems that Virginia Tech football is not giving up when it comes to linebacker Jaquan Yulee. Yulee committed to Alabama early this June, but apparently this is not stopping the Hokies from still pursing him. Yulee tweeted earlier today that Virginia Tech said “they are not going down without a fight.” VT said they not going out without a fight !! — 2THEHARDWAY (@JaquanYulee2...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama 4-Star Linebacker Commit Jaquan Yulee Says Virginia Tech Isn’t Going Down “Without A Fight”

Jaquan Yulee, a four-star linebacker in the 2016 class, is currently committed to Alabama.  Crimson Tide fans are probably a little nervous about the 6-foot, 252-pound prospect’s loyalty after today, though.  Yulee, ranked the No. 8 inside linebacker in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, spent most of the afternoon retweeting Virginia Tech admiration. He then tweeted...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: Experience on defense

Although the Virginia Tech football team finished the 2014 season with a 7-6 record, considered disappointing by many standards in Blacksburg, the Hokies did end the year on a high note with a 33-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Military Bowl. During the game, the Virginia Tech defense held quarterback Gunner Kiel and the Cincinnati offense in-check as Kiel was intercepted...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pre-Season Cultural Exchange: Sharing With the Hokies

Talking to a third party can be good therapy. Especially as the long, empty, offseason has continued it’s plodding pace. You can crystallize some thoughts. Realize a few things. And generally get out of the echo chamber. So, I want to thank Pierson of TheKeyPlay for reaching out to me for a pre-season Q&A exchange. I get to unload a little on their site. Wait, that came out...
Via Pitt Blather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson, FSU and Virginia Tech Top Preseason All-ACC Team

The ACC released their preseason all-conference teams, and it's interesting who made it and what schools got shut out.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies Chances of Winning Coastal Division Rest on Improvement of Offense

View image | gettyimages.com Virginia Tech enters the 2015 season with a lot of promise, and the 158 members of the media agree in some capacity, as the Hokies were pick to finish second in the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division behind favorites Georgia Tech. The Hokies received 44 first-place votes to win the division only second to the Yellow Jackets’ 96 votes. Virginia...
Via KCM Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

VT-Buckeye matchup is most anticipated in Lane Stadium

The Virginia Tech Hokies have played some important games throughout the years at Lane Stadium. During the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, the Hokies had some teams that were competing for national championships. However this year, Head Coach Frank Beamer, thinks their matchup against Ohio State will be the “most anticipated” game ever at VT’s Lane Stadium. https://mobile...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Football Is Taking The #BeamerMobile and Its Lunch Pail To ACC Kickoff

When most college football programs head to their conference’s preseason media days, a photo or two will be posted of the players and coach riding on a private jet. The fancy shoes and suits the student-athletes and ball coaches wear are also shown off.  Virginia Tech is apparently not most college football programs.  The Hokies are currently on the way to ACC Kickoff in North...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer, Mike London Enter 2015 on Dueling Hot Seats

A change in the weather was brewing across the state of Virginia last November, on Black Friday at Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium. The heat was...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential starting safety no longer enrolled at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech football will begin their season in less than two months. Unfortunately, the Hokies are in jeopardy of being without their potential starting safety to begin the year. C.J. Reavis, a sophomore for the Hokies, is no longer enrolled at the university as of this past Thursday following a student conduct hearing. The Roanoke Times was first to report the news on Friday...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Shining Moments From The Frank Beamer Era

7-6. 8-5. 7-6. The past three seasons in Blacksburg, Virginia, have deviated from the enduring gold standard Frank Beamer has established as the patriarch of the Virginia Tech Hokies’ football program. Like so many other men before him who have endured a series of frustrating seasons after the age of 65, Beamer — who is 68 — is being confronted with the reality of how hard...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 37 — Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech Hokies 2014 Record: 7-6 overall, 3-5 ACC (won bowl game) 1 Burning Question: Will Virginia Tech Return to Prominence? From 2004-2011, Virginia Tech was the gold standard for ACC football. During that highly successful run, the Hokies won four ACC titles, posted double digit wins every season, and never finished lower than second in the Coastal Division. The last three...
Via The Student Section
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: Expectations for Michael Brewer

The buzz around Blacksburg is that senior quarterback Michael Brewer has looked exceptional throughout spring practices and workouts. The expectations are high for the Hokies in 2015 and especially for Brewer, who finished last season as anything but spectacular. Brewer threw for 18 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 2014 with 2,692 passing yards and a mediocre 117.4 passer rating...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: V-Tech Takes Jab At UVA On Twitter

With today being National Kissing Day, a number of athletes have posted pictures of themselves kissing some type of championship trophy on social media. Well, Virginia Tech’s account got in on the fun and in the process decided to take a not-so-subtle jab at their rivals at the University of Virginia. We’ve kissed the Commonwealth Cup 11 straight years! Any PG-rated pics you...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2015  |  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
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Seth Greenberg Says Virginia Tech Did Offer Stephen Curry A Scholarship

View image | gettyimages.com By now you’ve heard the basis of the story of how Virginia Tech did not offer Stephen Curry, the 2014-15 NBA MVP, a scholarship coming out of high school. Curry’s dream was to play for the Hokies, his dad, Dell, and mom’s alma mater. With Virginia Tech not offering, Curry went on to go to Davidson, a small school in North Carolina, led them...
Via KCM Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Brewer answers one question for the Hokies, but several still remain

The Hokies have their starting quarterback securely in place for the 2015 season, after Michael Brewer was named Virginia Tech's most improved player of the spring. Brewer credited his improvement to a more precise timing with his pass-catchers, according to Andy Bitter of The Roanoke Times."Where timing was lacking last year, we've kind of dug deep and gotten a lot of that timing...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Unveils New Alternate Helmets for 2015 Game Against Furman

Virginia Tech doesn’t deviate from its usual uniform combinations much, but the Hokies plan on wearing an alternate helmet for their 2015...
Via Athlon Sports
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies 2015 Spring Football Preview

Virginia Tech won at least 10 games in eight consecutive seasons from 2004-11. But the Hokies took a step back over the last three years, recording...
Via Athlon Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Pleads To ‘Save The Turkeys’ In Thanksgiving PSA (Video)

For many, Thanksgiving is a joyous holiday spent with friends and family around an endless bounty of food. For a certain aviary species, though, it’s a nightmare come true. No one knows this more than the Hokie, the turkey-like mascot of Virginia Tech’s athletic teams, who watches hundreds of thousands of his brethren get placed on the Thanksgiving table every year. This season...
Via NESN.com
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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