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Fuente ready to take Virginia Tech back to prominence

Taking over for a legend is never easy, but that's the position Justin Fuente now finds himself at Virginia Tech.Frank Beamer built the football program
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente Still Unsure Who Will Start At Quarterback

Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente sits down with Jeff Fischel of the ACC Digital Network at ACC Kickoff to discuss the Hokies' options at quarterback, how he's faring in his second rebuild and if VT will again be a perennial power in the ACC's Coastal Division.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Hokie kicker nails 70-yard field goal

Every Virginia Tech fans knows the importance of special teams. Frank Beamer was one of the few coaches to emphasize the imporatance of special teams.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies driven to 'get the job done' during the offseason

Host Travis Thomas heads down to Blacksburg, Virginia to find out how New Head Coach Justin Fuente and the Virginia Tech Strength and Conditioning Coaches
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB’s cousin one of three Baton Rouge officers killed Sunday

Three Baton Rouge Police Department officers were killed in a shoot-out Sunday morning, with one of the victims being Montrell Jackson, cousin of current Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson. In a tweet Sunday afternoon, Josh Jackson referenced the fallen policeman as his cousin and asked his followers to “#PrayForBatonRouge”. Rest in peace to my cousin Montrell Jackson who...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousin of Virginia Tech quarterback among victims killed in Louisiana shooting

The recent spate of shootings in America have left a mark across the nation. Unfortunately, the tragic violence has struck the family of freshman Virginia
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Facebook Post From Baton Rouge Police Officer Killed Today Is Going Viral

Montrell Jackson, the nephew of former Michigan football coach Fred Jackson and the cousin of Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson, was one of the three Baton Rouge police officers shot to death this morning.  Jackson, 32, was a 10-year veteran of the police department. He leaves behind a wife and a young son.  The Baton Rouge police department has been facing scrutiny following...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson’s Cousin Was One Of 3 Officers Killed Sunday In Baton Rouge

Earlier this morning, three Baton Rouge police officers were killed and several others wounded in a shocking and brutal attack.  Now, it appears the tragedy hit one particular college football player very close to home. Virginia Tech freshman quarterback Josh Jackson tweeted that his cousin Montrell Jackson was one of the officers who was killed.  Rest in peace to my cousin Montrell...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Reinstates Suspended CB Adonis Alexander, DE Houshun Gaines

Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente announced Wednesday that suspended cornerback Adonis Alexander and defensive end Houshun Gaines have been reinstated to the program. Fuente had previously suspended both players indefinitely back in April after both were arrested for possession of marijuana. Both Alexander and Gaines will have to sit out the team’s season opener against Liberty...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech extends Williams' contract through 2022-23

Virginia Tech has extended the contract of men's basketball coach Buzz Williams through the 2022-23 season. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the two-year extension Wednesday. Williams has coached the Hokies for two seasons, and last year produced once of the best turnarounds in Atlantic Coast Conference history. Virginia Tech went from 11-22 overall and 2-16 in league...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Hokies receive probation, community service for drug charge

Two Virginia Tech players were sentenced to probation, community service for an April drug charge, possibly opening the door for their reinstatement to the team.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Virginia Tech at Bristol speedway starts at night

The game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech to be played for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sept. 10 will air on ABC's Saturday Night Football and start at 8 p.m. ET. Organizers for the ''Battle at Bristol'' are hoping the game at the 150,000-seat NASCAR track breaks college football attendance records. The track is about halfway between the two schools located 230...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Hokies: Exclusive Interview with Safety Reggie Floyd

The Virginia Tech Hokies were able to win the recruiting sweepstakes for Reggie Floyd and couldn’t be more excited to have him on-the-field. He played multiple positions during his high school career, but is expected to play safety for the Hokies. Standing in at 6-foot-0 and 205 pounds, Floyd is expected to bring a lot of playmaking potential to the table. Virginia Tech finished...
Via This Given Sunday
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech WR Devin Wilson Makes One-Handed Grab, Shakes Off Defensive Back In Practice

Virginia Tech basketball player Devin Wilson has outstanding athletic skills, but they won't be confined to the hardwood this fall. On Thursday, Wilson was offered an opportunity to play for the Hokies' football team. He was a three-star football recruit out of high school, turning down an offer to play receiver for North Carolina State. Now he will play for both Virginia Tech...
Via Stack
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia Tech PG Devin Wilson joins football team, makes crazy catch

Virginia Tech Hokies basketball player Devin Wilson has decided to try his hand at football, with the team announcing the guard will be on the roster for the upcoming season. Wilson showed that his jumping skills and athletic ability is already going to make a difference for the team going forward when he made a pretty impressive play at practice against a cornerback. Wilson...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Fan-made Virginia Tech hype video is amazing

The Virginia Tech Hokies are going into the 2016 season with a completely different look afterlongtime head coach Frank Beamer called it a career following the 2015 season. With new head coach Justin Fuente at the helm, it looks like everyone is excited for the future with the Hokies. One fan gathered highlights and put together a pretty awesome hype video for the 2016 season. It...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Poor Frank Beamer doesn’t have a ticket for Virginia Tech football games

You wouldn’t blame now-former Virginia Tech football head coach Frank Beamer for showing up at Lane Stadium on gameday without a ticket. He’s been showing up there for every game since 1987 and cruising right through the gates to the locker room. After 29 seasons, however, Beamer is a civilian (well, not really, he’s now Special Assistant to the VT Athletic Director), which...
Via The Comeback
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Look: Virginia Tech gets brand refresh

First they got a new head football coach, now they are the latest school to get a “refresh” of their brand and uniforms. Here’s what they will look like…. We’re excited to share our brand refresh, honoring our past & positioning us for the future! https://t.co/3A3x2bYgib pic.twitter.com/1KQOfy92lW — HokieSports (@hokiesports) April 23, 2016 For a deeper dive into...
Via The Student Section
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech unveils changes to their uniforms

The Virginia Tech Hokies experienced a pretty big change this year when they hired Justin Fuente to be their new head coach. This comes after longtime coach Frank Beamer retired following the 2015 season. With this change, they are going to be switching up their look a little as they revealed new uniforms on Saturday. The uniforms feature sleeker numbers and brighter stripes, showing...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech employs interesting recruiting tactic

High School football players often put a lot of focus on their performance on the field, but far too many fail to recognize the importance of their image off of the field. According to current Virginia Tech wide receivers coach Zohn Burden, a bad attitude can easily be grounds for totally knocking a player out of the running for consideration from a school. On Friday, the Hokies...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Virginia Tech basketball player makes incredible catch at spring football practice

Check out this catch by Devin Wilson! Wilson has averaged 5.6 points per game during his basketball career at Virginia Tech. It looks like he might be useful on the gridiron as well. The post Watch: Virginia Tech basketball player makes incredible catch at spring football practice appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech renames locker room in honor of Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer coached his final season in 2015, ending an amazing 29-year run at the helm of his alma mater. Beamer is easily the most important figure in Hokies football history, and now the team’s locker room has been renamed in his honor.  The pleasure has been all ours, Coach Beamer #ThanksFrank A video posted by VT Football (@vthokiefootball...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K lectured player about showboating in 2007

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski made headlines after his team’s loss to Oregon on Saturday when he lectured Ducks star Dillon Brooks about showboating. Coach K told Brooks he was “too good of a player” to being showing off by throwing up a 3-pointer in a game that Oregon had under wraps. Apparently, this is not the first time Krzyzewski has taken the liberty of scolding an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Hokie, Hokie, Hokie high: Virginia Tech’s season ends, but new hope begins

Many college basketball seasons are ending this week, and most of them end without hope. For Rutgers or Saint Louis, a season is a black hole which swallows up the head coach and leads to a search for a way out of the darkness. For Georgetown and Boise State, a season was supposed to offer something more, but success somehow proved to be elusive in the end. For a program such as...
Via The Student Section
March 11, 2016  |  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 Saturday 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...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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