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Virginia Tech has the talent to win ACC Coastal title in 2015

More from Athlon Sports: Top 20 WRs on the rise in 2015 / Alabama is ready for another title run / Florida could win SEC East in 2015 /Tennessee is ready to make an SEC title run *** 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 a 22-17 mark in that span. Coach Frank Beamer...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seminoles Take Series from Hokies in Dramatic Fashion

For the third time in three series, Florida State dropped the opener and for the third time in three series, the Seminoles won the final two games to take the set. Florida State won in dramatic fashion on Sunday as FSU rallied from four runs down for a walk-off win. After edging Alabama State earlier in the week, Florida State is now 22-7 on the year and 9-3 in ACC play. Despite...
Via Noled Out
1 day ago  |  Discuss

OTL: Study finds many hockey helmets unsafe

"We don't think anybody should be playing in these [hockey] helmets," said Stefan Duma of Virginia Tech, about the lowest-performing hockey helmets.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech guard Adam Smith transferring for final season

  Virginia Tech's leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school. Coach Buzz Williams said Thursday that Smith will graduate in May and play his final season elsewhere. Smith's new college home will be his third. He transferred to Virginia Tech from UNC Wilmington in 2012. The guard from Jonesboro, Georgia, scored 13.4 points...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech's leading scorer Adam Smith transferring

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech's leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school. Coach Buzz Williams said Thursday that Smith will graduate in May and play his final season elsewhere. Smith's new college home will be his third. He transferred to Virginia Tech from UNC Wilmington in 2012. The guard from Jonesboro, Georgia,...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer 'ready to roll' into 29th spring practice

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is happy to be back on the football field. The Hokies' coach opened his 29th spring practice Tuesday, not quite four months after throat surgery. The procedure forced him to step back from many of his duties and let his staff handle the football operations. ''I had throat surgery, some work in there on my tonsils and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bengals, Browns, Colts, & Patriots

Draft Virginia Tech T Laurence Gibson has visits schedule with the Cardinals, Panthers, Cowboys and Broncos. (Richmond Times Dispatch) Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN expects the Bengals to target offensive tackle, pass rush and receiver in this year’s draft. Harvey expects Cincinnati to take an offensive tackle in round one, but mentions Florida State DT Eddie ... The post NFL Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech DC Bud Foster On Ohio State Matchup, “They’ll Want To Score 100 Points On Us”

Ohio State’s coaches and players won’t admit it, but the Buckeyes will be seeking a little bit of revenge when they open their season Sept. 7 against Virginia Tech.  Urban Meyer’s team, of course, won the national championship this past season, but it did lose a game in 2014. It was a game – a non-conference contest, at home, to an unranked opponent – that the Buckeyes...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech 2016 QB Commit Set To Visit Michigan This Weekend

2016 quarterback, and current Virginia Tech commit, Logan Byrd is set to visit Michigan this upcoming weekend. From Steve Lorenz at Wolverine 247: “It’s probably going to be for a couple days,” he said. “My dad sets all that stuff up. I have talked to both Coach Fisch and Coach Harbaugh recently and I can’t […] The post Virginia Tech 2016 QB Commit Set To Visit Michigan...
Via Diehardsport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Duke Mocks The Air Circulation At Virginia Tech’s Cassell Coliseum

The Duke men’s basketball team is set to take on Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., this evening. The Blue Devils (24-3, 11-3 ACC) come into the contest against the Hokies (10-17, 2-12 ACC) having won seven games in a row, putting themselves in prime position to gain a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.  Prior to tipping off against VT, Duke’s official Twitter account...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams Bench Press 300-Plus Pounds

While there is no way to officially rank college basketball coaches’ strength, we feel comfortable calling Virginia Tech’s Buzz Williams the strongest coach in the sport.  For proof, watch the following video.  Here’s the Hokies’ men’s basketball coach bench pressing 300-plus pounds.  Heck, Williams might be the strongest person – player or coach – on Virginia Tech’s...
Via College Spun
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech's Ahmad Hill Called for Foul After Getting Kneed in the Head

Ahmad Hill thought he was doing the valiant and righteous thing when he stepped up in an attempt to draw a charge when Georgia Tech's Chris Bolden went for the dunk. Bolden got his dunk and a foul while Hill got a knee to the head for his efforts.While his head may have been ringing in the end it all worked out for Hill. The Hokies won 65-63. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Silent G gets Loud in Crunch Time against Hokies

Well, that was just dumb. The whole thing. From start to finish, the game between Syracuse and Virginia Tech was a one we probably all want to scrub from our memories. Syracuse had basically zero business coming back and winning, but that’s exactly what happened as the undersized and over-matched Hokies started giving the ball […]
Via Otto's Grove
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse vs. Virginia Tech: The Battle for the Grove

Sure, Syracuse has already beaten Virginia Tech once this season, albeit in a game that included the kind of dismal second half performance the Orange would love to forget. Syracuse led the Hokies 42-23 at halftime in Blacksburg back on January 3, only to see that margin nearly slip away completely. The Orange were one […]
Via Otto's Grove
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech outlines new pact with athletes

Virginia Tech is putting in place a program that is essentially a pact between the school and it athletes. Athletic director Whit Babcock on Thursday unveiled what the school calls ''The Pylons of Promise,'' a long-in-the-works document outlining how the university will respond to changes completed last weekend at a landmark meeting of the so-called Big Five conferences. The changes...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

These Virginia Tech ‘National Champs’ Shirts Have Last Laugh At Buckeyes

Virginia Tech fans are now selling shirts commemorating their win over the "National Champs."
Via Gamedayr
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies

Virginia Polytechnic institute and State University, better known as Virginia Tech, is a public land-grant university with its main campus located in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Virginia Tech educates about 31,205 students and their acceptance rate is about 70%.  The athletic teams at Va Tech are known as the Hokies, and the school colors are burnt orange and Chicago maroon. ...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Virginia Tech WR Isaiah Ford completed a 30 yard pass to QB Michael Brewer

The Hokies are emptying the playbook early and this one helped them get on the scoreboard and tie Cincinnati in the first quarter….
Via The Student Section
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech To Wear Stars And Stripes Helmet For Military Bowl vs. Cincinnati

Back in September, Virginia Tech wore a new helmet, featuring a patriotic ‘VT’ logo, for Military Appreciation Day against East Carolina. With the Hokies heading to the Military Bowl in Annapolis, MD on December 27, they will get another chance to break out these cool, patriotic lids. The #Hokies will be wearing the Stars & Stripes helmets for the @MilitaryBowl per @Hokiesports...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2014  |  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

Video: Virginia Tech Athletics Released A Clever “Save The Turkeys” Public Service Announcement

If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, odds are you’re going to have turkey for dinner. Virginia Tech athletics, with the help of the HokieBird, would like for you to have something else. The school released a public service announcement today that shows the HokieBird watching people enjoy their Thanksgiving turkeys, and ends with the school’s Director of Sports Nutrition...
Via College Spun
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech and Virginia Searching for Answers in Critical Rivalry Matchup

Virginia and Virginia Tech entered 2014 with different expectations. Thanks to a favorable schedule and a talented defense, the Hokies were pegged...
Via Athlon Sports
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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