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Zach LeDay's 19 points lift Hokies past Clemson

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Zach LeDay scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Virginia Tech to a 60-57 victory over Clemson on Saturday. LeDay made five free throws in the final 30 seconds to help the Hokies (13-11, 5-6 ACC) snap a five-game losing streak. Jalen Hudson scored nine of his 13 points in the second half and Justin Bibbs added 12 for Virginia Tech. Clemson (14...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star DE Tyjuan Garbutt Announces Virginia Tech Commitment

Justin Fuente just landed his first 2017 recruit as head coach at Virginia Tech, and it is a good one. Fredericksburg (Va.) Riverbend four-star defensive end Tyjuan Garbutt announced on Twitter moments ago that he has committed to the Hokies. I’m staying Home — 4️⃣ (@tyjuangarbutt4) February 6, 2016 Garbutt is the second player in Va. Tech...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Celebrates Frank Beamer Day To Honor Former Hokies Head Coach

When the Virginia Tech Hokies open up their 2016 football season on September 3rd against Liberty, there will be something vastly different on their sideline. For the first time in nearly three decades, the Hokies will be led into action by someone other than Frank Beamer. After 29 seasons coaching at his alma mater, Beamer retired following the 2015 season, going out in style with...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Today is ‘Frank Beamer Day’ in Virginia

Terry McAuliffe, the Governor of Virginia, has declared today to be “Frank Beamer Day” in the Old Dominion State as Beamer and the Hokies paid a visit to the Capitol in Richmond. Gov proclaims February 4th, 2016, "Frank Beamer Day" as @virginia_tech comes to Capitol for their annual lobby day. — Terry McAuliffe (@GovernorVA) February 4, 2016 Beamer...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Today Has Been Declared “Frank Beamer Day” In Virginia

It’s a special occasion in Virginia today. Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared today “Frank Beamer Day” as he hosts the legendary former Virginia Tech head coach and others from the university at the Capitol.  Gov proclaims February 4th, 2016, “Frank Beamer Day” as @virginia_tech comes to Capitol for their annual lobby day. — Terry McAuliffe...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Florida swipes Torrian Gray from Virginia Tech

On a day when Virginia Tech officially added several players to the squad, they also had a significant loss as secondary coach Torrian Gray is reportedly heading to Florida.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fuente's first class at Virginia Tech includes 21 signees

When new Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente and his staff believe they have bolstered several holes the Hokies had, adding depth at several positions during national signing day on Wednesday. The Hokies already had one commitment at one of those spots in 6-foot-2 quarterback Joshua Jackson from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and they added another in Jerod Evans, a 6-4 transfer from Trinity...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2 Virginia Tech students charged in death of teen girl

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Two Virginia Tech engineering students have been arrested in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl whose disappearance last week from her Virginia home set off a frantic, four-day search. Blacksburg Police say David Eisenhauer, 18, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder and abduction in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell, who...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VT cross country runner charged with abduction, murder of 13-year-old girl

A sad story coming out of Blacksburg, Virginia involves a Virginia Tech athlete and a young girl whose life was taken too soon. Cross country runner David Eisenhauer has been charged with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell on Saturday. The Roanoke Times reported the news on Saturday after Lovell’s body was found after she went missing from her home on January 27. Eisenhauer...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech student-athlete charged in death of 13-year-old girl

A Virginia Tech student has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old girl whose remains were found in North Carolina. Blacksburg, Virginia, police said late Saturday that Nicole Madison Lovell's body was found in Surrey County, North Carolina. Earlier Saturday, police arrested David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia Tech freshman from Columbia, Maryland...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Louisville FT comes up juuuuust a bit short

#16 Louisville beat Virginia Tech 91-83 on Wednesday night, but the biggest highlight of the game was actually a Cardinals lowlight.  That came in the form of this Jaylen Johnson free throw, which Harry Doyle would call juuuuuuuuuuust a bit short. It seems Johnson didn’t get all of that one.  Come to think of it, he probably shouldn’t be watching DeAndre Jordan and Andre...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: FCS Schools Close To Scheduling Game At NASCAR Track

The second week of the 2016 college football season will see a first when the Tennessee Volunteers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies inside Bristol Motor Speedway. As it turns out, that might not be the only time we see football programs playing inside the NASCAR track this season. East Tennessee State and Western Carolina, both members of the FCS level of the sport, are in talks...
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer to be keynote speaker at Jim Harbaugh's coaching clinic

Virginia Tech's recently retired legendary football coach Frank Beamer will be the keynote speaker at Jim Harbaugh’s coaching clinic, which runs March 10-12 in Ann Arbor.Before his retirement, Beamer was the winningest active coach in the FBS. The longtime Hokies head coach ended his career with a 238-121-2 record and guided Virginia Tech to 23 straight winning seasons.In 2015...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Edmunds leaving Virginia Tech for Maryland

Running back Trey Edmunds is leaving Virginia Tech for Maryland in hopes of closing out his collegiate career with a bang, according to a report from Norm Wood of The Baltimore Sun. Edmunds, a former three-star recruit from the Danville, Virginia area, got off to a hot start at Virginia Tech and ran for 675 yards and 10 touchdowns as a redshirt freshman, but never took a step forward...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Field Location Set For Tennessee-Virginia Tech Game At NASCAR Track

One of the most highly anticipated games of the 2016 college football season will take place in the second week of the year, when the Tennessee Volunteers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies. The battle won’t be in Knoxville or Blacksburg, but on the infield at Bristol Motor Speedway. When the ball kicks off on September 10th, the game could set the record for attendance in a college...
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Bristol Motor Speedway Already Getting Ready For September’s Tennessee-Virginia Tech Game

We’re about nine months away from getting to watch a college football game being played where NASCAR takes place.  Tennessee and Virginia Tech are set to play the Battle at Bristol in Bristol, Tenn. The speedway is already preparing for the contest.  Wondering about the field at @BMSupdates? Here’s a preview for #BattleAtBristol! — Tennessee Football...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

All-American punter commits to Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech’s special teams received a boost on Thursday when Army All-American punter Marshall Long committed to the Hokies.Long is a 6-4, 225-pound class of 2016 punter from South Rowan High School in North Carolina who also received offers from Clemson, Syracuse and Georgia, according to 247Sports.
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Duke’s Grayson Allen Dunks Emphatically Over Virginia Tech Player

In true Blue Devils fashion, Duke has been completely dominating their opponent on Saturday’s match up. Duke is up against an unranked Virginia Tech team that have them looking more like an NBA squad than a fellow ACC school. Duke is on pace to score 100 points at the end of this game. They ended the first half leading 50-23. Honestly, it just seems a bit unfair. One of the many...
Via Gamedayr
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech loses freshman forward Chris Clarke

Losing someone in November or early December is no big deal. Losing someone three days before conference play, is devastating. Virginia Tech announced today, that they’ll be moving forward without super frosh forward, Chris Clarke, who fractured his foot last week. Without Clarke, the team will need to make up 10.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per contest. More importantly, coach Buzz...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech Players Destroys Tulsa Player During Punt Return--And It Was Awesome!

One of the many cool things about punt returns is that since the play is wide open by nature it is often a little easier to see some of the individual plays made during a return. For example, during one return against Tulsa during the Independence Bowl the Hokies return man was turning the ball up-field when he got just what he needed to keep the play moving.A huge block from one...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Beamer walks off field to chants from fans

Frank Beamer’s career as a college football coach is over.  The Virginia Tech coach is going out with a win. The Hokies defeated Tulsa, 55-52, in the Independence Bowl this evening.  Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times captured video of Beamer’s final walk off the field. It includes fans chanting “Beamer! Beamer! Beamer!” Last walk off the field for Frank Beamer. #Hokies...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virgina Tech fullback gets team fired up pregame

Not every minor bowl game against Tulsa is a big game for a program like Virginia Tech, but today is a special one, with Frank Beamer coaching in his final game. Junior fullback Sam Rogers is making sure his unit is fired up. With about 40 minutes until kick-off of the Independence Bowl, Rogers gathered the running backs, and gave a super intense pump-up speech, which was luckily...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech lands No. 1 JUCO QB Jerod Evans

The Justin Fuente era at Virginia Tech is officially off to a running start as No. 1 JUCO quarterback Jerod Evans has committed to the program. Evans announced his commitment to the Hokies on his Twitter. I'll be officially committing to VT #HokieNation — Jérod Evans (@rodfor6_) December 12, 2015 Give honor to whom honor is due #Legend pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Beamer celebrates win by dancing

Virginia Tech won Frank Beamer’s final regular-season game against rival Virginia. Here’s Beamer doing a locker room dance in celebration… Frank Beamer dabbing defines "going out on top". — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) November 28, 2015
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer and the value of being ready

In a season marked by an unusual degree of coaching turnover, a third retirement hit the news wires on Sunday, as Frank Beamer announced that he would step down at Virginia Tech when this 2015 campaign ends. Beamer joins Steve Spurrier and George O’Leary as a retiree after many decades in college football’s arena of tumult and shouting. * Two stories emerge more than others...
Via The Student Section
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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