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2014 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off: Vikings Select CB Antone Exum

Once again we’re back to that post-draft sex sheen we all get when we start talking about young men in shorts who are now OURS. And since it coincides with the beginning of the long NFL offseason, we’ll take our damn time in reviewing each Vikings draft pick from 2014. In Purple Jesus Diaries’ NFL Draft-or-Bust Off 2014, we continue our amateur insight into the draft picks...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Best Picks of the 6th Round

With the 2014 NFL Draft officially in the books, it's time to break down each and every pick made.  In this article, I'm examining the best five selections in the sixth round.  Don't sleep on these guys, because great players can come from any round.  Example: Tom Brady (2000) was picked in the 6th round, 199th overall.  5.) DAVID FALES, QB, CHICAGO BEARS - RD 6...
Via Football Nation
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What The Hokies Are Doing

How does a defensive coordinator try to provide extra motivation to his front seven for an opponent? He lies outrageously. Linebacker Jack Tyler was going on about how defensive coordinator Bud Foster said Pittsburgh’s offensive line was better than Alabama’s when Washington Post beat writer Mark Giannotto, having seen the Panthers surrender seven sacks to UVa a couple weeks...
Via Pitt Blather
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 6: North Carolina Predictions

Everyone who saw the GT game shaping up like that raise your hand.  Liars.  All of you.  Put your hands down.     North Cackalackee is this weekend.  They're not that great this season, which means of course, we're going to struggle mightily.     Hit it.  ---------------------------------------------   First things first.  DID...
Via The North End End Zone
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Antone Exum’s knee not ready to play against Alabama in Week 1

Star Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum has not been cleared for the Hokies' Week 1 showdown against Alabama following a major knee injury.
Via Gamedayr
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: Antone Exum out for ‘Bama opener

Perhaps no one on the Virginia Tech roster was more excited to rise to challenge of facing back-to-back national champions than cornerback Antone Exum. He led the Hokies last year with five interceptions, and had an ACC high 16 pass breakups. He finished his junior year as an all-ACC second team cornerback, and had a clutch interception late against University of Virginia to secure...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking down the top three cornerbacks in college football

Gamedayr breaks down some of the best corner backs in college football, including TCU's Jason Verrett, Oklahoma's Aaron Colvin and Virginia Tech's Antone Exum.
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the 5 best Cornerbacks in the ACC for 2013

We take a look at the ACC’s top Cornerbacks for 2013. These are guys that are going try to lock down your passing games. Let’s find out who they are. Previous Rankings Quarterbacks  | Running Backs | Wide Receivers | Tight Ends | Offensive Linemen | Defensive Linemen | Linebackers 1) Russ Cockrell, Duke Here’s exhibit A of how David Cutcliffe has improved the talent...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Phil Steele releases preseason All-ACC football teams

Phil Steele, one of the most respected College football prognosticators, has released his preseason All-ACC teams on his website.  Check it out here. Below are the 1st Team representatives, but check out the full article for all four teams. Offense   1st TEAM QB Tajh Boyd, Clemson ...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Lands Seven on 2013 Lott IMPACT Watch List

GREENSBORO, N.C.— A total of seven football standouts from the Atlantic Coast Conference have been named to the first 2013 Watch List for the Lott IMPACT Award announced Thursday by the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, Calif. In all, the Watch List honored 42 student-athletes from 37 different colleges around the country featuring players who have made the biggest IMPACT on their...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Here’s A Photoshop Of VT’s Antone Exum As A Centaur On A Treadmill With Katherine Webb

Just writing the title for this article makes me laugh. One Virginia Tech fan (@adamsontv) got very creative on a Hokies message board yesterday (The Key Play) and eventually produced a photoshopped picture of cornerback Antone Exum as a centaur on a treadmill with Katherine Webb. Throw in a sign for Virginia Tech’s stadium, a #BEATBAMA hashtag and the date of the game between...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech CB Antone Exum claims Hokies will beat Alabama to open 2013 season

Antone Exum told none other than Dr. James Andrews that his Virginia Tech Hokies are going to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic.
Via Gamedayr
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Historic Signing Day Heralds Comeback for Hokies

Historic Signing Day Heralds Comeback for HokiesAfter the worst football season in 20 years, Virginia Tech responded by signing its best recruiting class since joining the ACC. While Signing Day didn’t yield any big surprises for the Hokies, they were still able to pull in a recruiting class headlined by one of the nation’s top cornerbacks in Kendall Fuller and a slew of other...
Via BeyondUSports
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hokies Exum tears knee ligament

Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum has a torn ligament in his right knee and could miss the start of the 2013 season. The school announced Sunday that Exum tore his anterior cruciate ligament, though it did not say how, and was expected to miss six to nine months. The Hokies start their season Aug. 31 against Alabama. Exum considered entering the draft as a junior but decided...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech CB Exum tears knee ligament

Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum has a torn ligament in his right knee and could miss the start of the 2013 season. The school announced Sunday that Exum tore his anterior cruciate ligament, though it did not say how, and was expected to miss six to nine months. The Hokies start their season Aug. 31 against Alabama. Exum considered entering the draft as a junior but decided...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Russell Athletic Bowl Predictions

  Oh hey, I didn’t see you there.  How’s it going?  We haven’t talked in quite a while, huh?  I blame CGally.  Anyways, here we are at the end of our season (Thank Jeebus) and we play Rutgers in the M&Ms Yankee Candle Hunger Games Shoe Rack Bowl. Or something like that.  Russell Athletic Bowl?  Cool, yeah that one. Hit the jump.   -------...
Via The North End End Zone
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

First Positive Headline in America This Month: Virginia Tech Players Spend Bowl Game Best Buy Gift Cards on Kids

If you're sick of logging into your computer in the morning to hear about the economy hanging off a cliff by dental floss, tornadoes ripping through Alabama or lunatics starting fires just to shoot at firemen (seriously???) then for the first time in a month, feel free to keep reading. When we ran our Bowl Gifts post last week we told you the Rutgers and Virginia Tech players...
Via Double Coverage Football
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech player Antone Exum uses bowl swag to buy Christmas gifts for kids

Virginia Tech player Antone Exum uses bowl swag to buy Christmas gifts for kids
Via FOXSports.com
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Christmas Audibles: A collection of randomness from the past 4 days that I took off

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I enjoyed the break. Spent 4 days away from the internet and it was as expected. This Alabama fan gave his dad BCS National Championship tickets for Christmas – Throw The Flag Virginia Tech CB Antone Exum used his bowl game gift card to buy presents for three kids he just met – Larry Brown Sports Malzahn hires Georgia’s ace recruiter...
Via College Football Section
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech DB Antone Exum Has the Holiday Spirit

Everyone loves a touching story, especially around Christmas time, and we here at HSH are no different. Professional athletes have their charity work highlighted during games or commercials, in interviews and on the internet. We don’t usually hear about college players’ charity work. That’s not because it doesn’t happen, but because they are student athletes … Continue reading »
Via Hinton's Sports Highlights
December 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech defensive back takes kids on Best Buy shopping spree

Virginia Tech junior cornerback Antone Exum played the role of Santa Claus on Monday. Exum's Hokies are all set to compete in Friday's Russell Athletic Bowl against Rutgers and part of the player experience includes receiving a Best Buy gift card. The NCAA allows bowl participants to accept gifts up to $550 in value, and Exum chose to generously spend the $470 given to him...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 25, 2012  |  Discuss
IN THE SPIRIT

VT CB's awesome Christmas gesture

A Virginia Tech player decided to spend his bowl game gift on some young kids he just met in a store to give them a nice Christmas.

Via Larry Brown Sports
December 25, 2012  |  3 Comments

Virginia Tech 17, Virginia 14

Cody Journell kicked a 29-yard field goal with 4 seconds to play, and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 17-14 Saturday to qualify for a bowl game and win its ninth straight from its in-state rival. Antone Exum set up the winning drive when he intercepted Michael Rocco at the Cavaliers' 36 with 3:21 remaining. Exum brought it back to the 24, and Virginia (4-8, 2-6) inexplicably held...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Journell makes Virginia Tech bowl eligible

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Cody Journell kicked a 29-yard field goal with 4 seconds to play, and Virginia Tech beat Virginia 17-14 Saturday to qualify for a bowl game and win its ninth straight from its in-state rival. Antone Exum set up the winning drive when he intercepted Michael Rocco at the Cavaliers' 36 with 3:21 remaining. Exum brought it back to the 24, and Virginia (4-8,...
Via Fox Sports South
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Guest Blogger: The Key Play

We are not the only disappointments in the ACC this season. Virginia Tech's season has been a series of setbacks and have the fanbase questioning the future. To get an understanding of what went wrong and what to expect this weekend, I asked Hokie bloggers The Key Play the following questions. Their answers below. 1. Thomas was supposed to be an elite QB. How much of this season...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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