Virginia Tech adds another top-100 guard to 2017 class

Virginia Tech is finding success on the recruiting front. It may not be long until that translates to success on the basketball court. Wabissa Bede, a point guard in the class of 2017, has committed to playing for the Virginia Tech Hokies the upcoming season under coach Buzz Williams. Bede is currently ranked 77th in the country by 247sports, giving the Hokies their second top...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 hour ago

Virginia Tech Football: Hokie Quarterback Jerod Evans Quietly Having an Outstanding Season

Jerod Evans was a question mark entering the season, now he’s a big reason the Hokies are off to a fast start on offense. Before the season began, the biggest question surrounding the Virginia Tech Hokies was who was going to start at quarterback? Three players were in the running: senior Brenden Motley, junior-college transfer Jerod Evans and true freshman Joshua Jackson. Throughout...
Via Gobbler Country
12 hours ago

Hokies Nab Another 4-Star Basketball Commit

Flex on em, Buzz. You earned it. #gotBETTER For some reason, Buzz Williams has excelled at persuading talented, athletic guards to commit to the Hokies. Today, he added to his collection as Wabissa Bede announced he will pursue his collegiate career at Virginia Tech. The 4-star PG (per 24/7), hailing from Cushing Academy in Massachusetts, is just the latest addition to an already...
Via Gobbler Country
17 hours ago

WATCH: Virginia Tech Wrestling at Moss Arts Center

Come watch Virginia Tech Wrestling at a venue unlike any other!
Via Virginia Tech Hokies Athletics
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hokies are Better but Now’s Not the Time to Strut

Four games into the season, and the Virginia Tech Hokies are looking much better on offense. Now is not the time to start popping the champagne corks, however. There is something that keeps eating at me, and I really couldn’t put a finger on it until I was sitting in the press conference after the game on Saturday. The Hokies are so much better. There is more energy, sense of...
Via Gobbler Country
1 day ago

A View from the Sidelines Virginia Tech Hokies vs ECU Pirates 2016

The Virginia Tech Hokies work to remove the ECU curse with a serious drubbing of a serious opponent. The Pirates have had the upper hand for the last two seasons. This year the Hokies wanted it back. Saturday September 24th might be remembered as a turning point. At least the effort put forth upon the green natural turf of Worsham Field at Lane Stadium on Saturday might be seen...
Via Gobbler Country
2 days ago

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How many rushing yards did Darren Evans have in a single game here at Virginia Tech?

Watch: Hokies QB Jerod Evans scores on dazzling 55-yard TD run

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Via KCM Sports
4 days ago

Evans' 4 touchdowns carry Virginia Tech past East Carolina

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Jerod Evans said that he needed to clean up some things during Virginia Tech's upcoming off week. The Hokies' fan base may be wondering what exactly that is. His play so far has been sparkling. Evans, the Hokies' starting quarterback, threw three touchdown passes and rushed for one to lift Virginia Tech over East Carolina 54-17 on Saturday. The Hokies (3...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina Football Highlights (2016)

Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina: Virginia Tech football had little trouble with East Carolina, as they beat the Pirates 54-17. Beamer Ball was back in Blacksburg as the Hokies made big plays on special teams throughout the game, including an 87-yard punt return touchdown by Greg Stroman. Jerod Evans continued his nice start to the season with 379 total yards, 3 passing touchdowns...
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

Evans' 4 touchdowns carry Hokies past East Carolina

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Jerod Evans threw three touchdown passes and rushed for one to lift Virginia Tech over East Carolina 54-17 on Saturday. The Hokies (3-1) scored on their final five possessions of the first half, including all four of their second-quarter possessions, to overwhelm East Carolina (2-2) and snap a two-game losing streak to the Pirates. Evans completed 13 of 20...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Greg Stroman 87-Yard Punt Return Touchdown Sparks Virginia Tech

Greg Stroman fields the East Carolina punt and weaves his way 87 yards for the touchdown in this ACC Must See Moment. The punt return was the 3rd-longest in Hokie history.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

East Carolina VS. Virginia Tech Gobbler Country Staff Picks

What’s going to happen tomorrow? The G.C. crew weighs in! Roy Hatfield (3-0) I hate playing East Carolina. The last two years have been painful to say the least. This year, the Hokies will own the Pirates. Virginia Tech has better athletes all over the field. The offense showed me last week what it’s capable of. The defense will contain the E.C.U. passing attack. Hokies...
Via Gobbler Country
5 days ago

Virginia Tech looks to end recent woes vs. East Carolina

Virginia Tech's most lopsided victory in several years might have given the Hokies a bit of a swagger heading into this week, but then came some cautionary words about their not-so-stellar recent past against East Carolina. The Pirates (2-1) of the American Athletic Conference have won two straight against the Hokies, and six in a row against Atlantic Coast Conference competition...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Going inside two key games for ACC with Pitt-North Carolina and Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina

Cory McCartney breaks down Pitt and North Carolina's key Coastal Division clash, plus get a look at Virginia Tech vs. East Carolina.
Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite early success, Hokies QB remains his harshest critic

Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans describes himself as his own biggest critic, and that feeling holds true even after he makes a play that results in a touchdown. That was the case in the Hokies' 49-0 victory against Boston College . Late in the first half, after a 29-yard punt return set Virginia Tech up at the Eagles' 30, Evans threw to Isaiah Ford in the back of the end zone...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies look to stay focused with East Carolina visiting

The trick now for Virginia Tech is not believing the hype. Fresh off a 49-0 victory against Boston College that matched their largest victory margin in an Atlantic Coast Conference game, the Hokies welcome East Carolina this weekend. The Pirates (2-1) figure to be especially motivated after a 20-15 loss to South Carolina in which they had four trips inside the Gamecocks 20-yard...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech Alumni Invite

Highlights of the Virginia Tech Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams from the 2016 VT Alumni Invite from the Buford Meredith Cross Country Course in Blacksburg, VA. 9.16.16.
Via Virginia Tech Hokies Athletics
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's Soccer vs Indiana - #22 Kristina Diana adds to the Hokies' lead.

#22 Kristina Diana puts the Hokies up 2-0 in the first half of their match against Indiana.
Via Virginia Tech Hokies Athletics
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Women's Soccer vs Indiana - #21 Madi Conyers gives the Hokies an early lead

Junior Midfielder, Madi Conyers, puts the Hokies on the board early with a shot in the left corner.
Via Virginia Tech Hokies Athletics
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Track Turns Into Football Field For Virginia Tech-Tennessee Game

The Virginia Tech Hokies and Tennessee Volunteers are set to square off on Sept. 10 on the gridiron, but they’re at a place that normally has a starting grid. For the first time ever, the two football rivals will play against each other at Bristol Motor Speedway, which normally hosts NASCAR races. The .533-mile short track has a 160,000 person capacity, making it a perfect place...
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech special teams Player of the Week award will honor Frank Beamer

Frank Beamer is the face of Virginia Tech football, as both a former player and easily its best coach in program history. He earned a lot of that reputation on the strength of special teams play and new head coach Justin Fuente has come up with a unique way to honor that legacy in 2016. With Beamer’s blessing, Fuente announced that the team’s special teams Player of the Week...
Via The Comeback
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Bristol Motor Speedway transform into a college football stadium

On September 10th, Virginia Tech and Tennessee will contest a college football game and one of the most unique venues the sport has ever seen – Bristol Motor Speedway.  This amazing timelapse video shows the transformation. With the summer Bristol NASCAR race happening on August 20th this year, there wasn’t too much time for workers to flip the famous half mile racetrack into...
Via The Comeback
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Battle at Bristol time lapse construction video

The Tennessee Volunteers and Virginia Tech Hokies will meet on September 10th at the Bristol Motor Speedway in a game that has been tabbed the “Battle at Bristol”. In order to get the racetrack converted over to a football field there is some significant work that must be done. Here’s a time lapse video that Bristol Motor Speedway posted to YouTube that shows how the construction...
Via The Student Section
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerod Evans named starting QB for Virginia Tech

The Virginia Tech QB job has been a hot mess since Tyrod Taylor left after 2010. This is Justin Fuente’s first year and he has tied the beginning of his era to JUCO Jerod Evans. Evans is a JUCO by way of Trinity Valley Community College. Last season, he completed 62.4% of his passes for 3,164 yards with 38 TD against only 3 INT. He also ran for 414 yards and 4 TD. Evans in Fuente’s...
Via The Student Section
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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