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NC State-Virginia Tech Preview

Virginia Tech is looking for a spark, and may have a surprise on Friday night. The Hokies (2-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) will face North Carolina State (4-1, 0-1), and quarterback Michael Brewer is listed as probable after missing the last four weeks with a broken left collarbone. That doesn't mean that Brewer will play, but the possibility could give Virginia Tech a needed...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB Brewer may be back for N.C. State game

Help may be on the way for Virginia Tech, as quarterback Michael Brewer was listed as “probable” for Friday night’s game against N.C. State. #Hokies list quarterback Michael Brewer as probable for Friday night's game vs NC State.— Mike Barber (@RTD_MikeBarber) October 7, 2015 Brewer, a senior, broke his collarbone during the Hokies 42-24 loss to No. 1 Ohio State in the season...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Starting Quarterback Michael Brewer “Probable” To Play vs. N.C. State

Virginia Tech could be getting its quarterback back Friday night.  Hokies’ senior Michael Brewer, who has been out since the season opener against Ohio State on Sept. 7, is “probable” to play Friday night against N.C. State.  Brewer broke his collarbone against the Buckeyes.  #Hokies list quarterback Michael Brewer as probable for Friday night’s game vs NC State. —...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hokies set to take on Wolfpack looking avoid 0-2 ACC start

Virginia Tech is in a familiar spot. The Hokies are coming off a home loss to Pittsburgh in their ACC opener, and getting ready to play an explosive North Carolina State team on Friday night in a game that already seems like a must-win. ''I look at every game as a must-win game, definitely at the beginning of ACC play,'' defensive end Ken Elanem said this week. ''We have to approach...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured Hokies QB Michael Brewer cleared to practice

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer has been cleared to return to practice. Brewer broke his left collarbone in the Hokies' season-opening loss to No. 1 Ohio State on Sept. 7. He was originally expected to miss eight to 10 weeks. Trainer Mike Goforth says Brewer will wear a yellow non-contact jersey in practice and his progress will be closely monitored...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 4-Star CB Khalil Ladler Chooses Virginia Tech Over Miami

The Hokies will add another talented cornerback with their 2016 class.  Four-star Khalil Ladler, out of IMG Academy, made his commitment to Virginia Tech Sunday evening via his Twitter account. The 5-foot-10, 168-pound defender was crystal-balled to Miami at 56%, but he decided on VT in the end.  Proud and honored to say that I have committed to Virginia Tech #Hokies pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt down another RB for Virginia Tech game

Just when you thought Pitt’s running back woes couldn’t take another hit, they have. With star James Conner already out for the season due to injury, it was learned today that his backup-turned-starter, Darrin Hall, will miss Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech due to a leg injury. Hall’s injury was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk, and he...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

On Saturday the Pittsburgh Panthers will face off against the Virginia Tech Hokies. Pittsburgh (2-1) and Virginia Tech (2-2) will each be looking for a win as they begin conference play. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN3 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Lane Stadium. The Odds: Virginia Tech is a 4.5 point favorite against Pitt. The over/under for this game is 46.5 total points...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Know Your Enemy: Hokies

As Adam Bisnowaty pointed out, Pitt has won five of the past six against Virginia Tech (although the last loss to the Hokies was in their house in 2013). With Pitt traveling to Hokieland this Saturday, the time is ripe for Pitt to join the conversation for ACC Coastal division contenders. The Hokies are coming off of another loss to East Carolina, will be missing their best player...
Via Pitt Blather
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cultural Exchange: Everybody’s Injured for Pitt-VT

When last we checked in with our friends at The Key Play, the defense was expected to be terrifying, Mike Brewer was going to be toughing it out as QB, and the running back situation was unclear except that it would be a group effort that needed to be sorted. Well, here we are a little more than two months later and one of those things is still true. Pierson and I have had another...
Via Pitt Blather
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State WR Mike Thomas Tweeted Condolences To Virginia Tech CB Kendall Fuller After Season-Ending Injury

Ohio State wide receiver Mike Thomas toasted heralded Virginia Tech CB Kendall Fuller on a 42-yard touchdown in the season opener, and did some trash-talking about it afterwards.  But when news broke today that Fuller would miss the rest of the 2015 season following knee surgery, Thomas tweeted a classy message regarding Fuller’s status.  You never want to hear another athlete...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech CB Kendall Fuller out for season after surgery

Kendall Fuller is one of the top cornerbacks in the ACC and is the leader and best playmaker for the Virginia Tech Hokies’ defense. He was expected to have a huge season, but unfortunately his season has ended before it really began. According to a report from Andy Bitter, Fuller will miss the remainder of the 2015 season after undergoing knee surgery. Check that, CB Kendall Fuller...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech CB Kendall Fuller Will Miss Rest Of Season After Knee Surgery

Some rough news out of Virginia Tech this morning. Standout Hokie cornerback Kendall Fuller had knee surgery yesterday and will miss the rest of the season, the program confirmed.  Medical update on CB Kendall Fuller via Coach Beamer & Mike Goforth — VT Football (@VT_Football) September 30, 2015 A second-team All-American in 2014, Fuller has registered...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies CB Kendall Fuller unlikely to play against Pitt

Virginia Tech Hokies junior cornerback Kendall Fuller is unlikely and “very doubtful” to play in the team’s game against Pittsburgh this weekend, per head coach Frank Beamer. Beamer’s update was reported on Twitter by Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times. Beamer thinks it's "very doubtful" Kendall Fuller will be back this week. #Hokies — Andy Bitter (@AndyBitterVT) September...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer calls East Carolina an exhibition game

Virginia Tech Hokies head coach Frank Beamer doesn’t seem to have any respect for teams that are not in the ACC. Following Saturday’s loss to the East Carolina Pirates at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium — which dropped the Hokies to 2-2 on the season — Beamer sounded off on the opponent and he made some surprising comments. In the eyes of Beamer, the game against the Pirates was nothing...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech down a coach against ECU

Virginia Tech’s staff will be missing a coach on Saturday against East Carolina, according to The Hokies announced just before their game that offensive line coach Stacy Searels did not make the trip to Greenville with the team due to sciatic nerve pain. Bryan Stinespring, tight ends coach, will assume Searels’ position during his absence. Searels is in his...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies halt Hazell’s hope, 51-24

Welp, that didn’t end up as fun as it started. Purdue dropped their home test against Virginia Tech 51-24, after having the game tied at 17 with 2 minutes left in the first half. Unfortunately, the pre-game prediction that any high VT scoring would be fueled by defense and special teams came true. Sigh. Let’s get the little good stuff out of the way: The crowd showed up today...
Via Boiled Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Are You Not Entertained? Hawaii

I’m just glad Virginia Tech/Hawaii week is over. The NCAA really needs to take a long hard look at what it did to OSU and make sure no team ever has to play two games in a week. Credit Hawaii for playing hard but on a short week it was obviously tough to get up for this one. It’s different for a defense so don’t give me that baloney. Anyhow, despite it all, the offense still...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Virginia Tech’s ‘Enter Sandman’—best entrance song in college football (video)

If you haven’t been to Lane Stadium to hear Virginia Tech Hokies fans rock out to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman,” then you haven’t lived. The tradition, which dates back 15 years, is the ultimate pump-up for fans and players alike, as the former cheers on the team while they run through the tunnel onto the field. Although its initial intent for use was based around finding a...
Via The Sports Daily
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Poor Michael Brewer suffers collarbone injury after talking tough (Video)

Michael Brewer was beat up by Ohio State on Monday night and suffered a broken collarbone from one of the hits. One thing he learned is that he better be careful about what he asks for. The Virginia Tech was absolutely clobbered on a huge hit from two Buckeyes who sandwiched him right before halftime: Ouch — Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) September 8...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB Michael Brewer Out 4-8 Weeks with Broken Collarbone

View image | Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer suffered a broken left collarbone, and will undergo surgery to repair it on Tuesday. Dr. Goforth: Brewer has a fracture of his left collarbone and will have surgery tomorrow afternoon. Recovery 4-6 or 8 weeks — VT Football (@VT_Football) September 8, 2015 Brewer suffered the injury in the third quarter...
Via KCM Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech’s AD Shoots Down Rumors: Metallica Will Not Be In Blacksburg Monday Night

The good news for Virginia Tech fans? The nation is going to get an awesome look at the football team’s famed “Enter Sandman” entrance tonight against Ohio State. The bad news? Despite rumors circulating on campus, Metallica won’t be playing it live. Virginia Tech AD Whit Babcock shot down rumors late Saturday night that the band itself, which has supported VT in the past...
Via College Spun
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State Joins Virginia Tech In Honoring Slain Journalists With Helmet Decal

Last week, we brought you the news that the Virginia Tech Hokies would honor two slain journalists who were killed during a live report for their station. Allison Parker and Adam Ward (a VT graduate) were murdered by a former co-worker during their morning newscast for WDBJ-TV. As it turns out, the Hokies’ opening game opponent will also be honoring the victims. The Ohio State...
Via Gamedayr
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech to honor WDBJ-7 shooting victims with helmet sticker (PHOTO)

Virginia Tech will honor the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the WDBJ-7 journalists tragically killed by a gunman last week, with a special helmet decal for the season opener at Lane Stadium against No. 1 Ohio State on Sept 7. #Virginia Tech teams to honor slain #WDBJ journalists w/ special helmet stickers: — WSLS (@wsls)...
Via The Other Paper
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Assistant Coach Says Team May Fine Players This Season

This may go down as one of the oddest proposals ever, but Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster has an idea on how to punish players who are late to meetings and commit other violations of team rules. Fine them! Foster says it’s an idea the team is looking into: Bud Foster said #Hokies looking at fining players for missing/being late to meetings, other disciplinary stuff...
Via Gamedayr
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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