Brief Rundown in the Afterglow

Feels good. As much as Pitt has dominated VT in wins in this and the previous decade, Pitt last won in Lane Stadium back in 2002 — or half-a-dozen non-interim coaches ago. Pitt won the game with defense and just enough offense. An energized and enthusiastic defense that had former players looking on with envy. I wish I would have played in coach Narduzzi defense omg!!!! #H2P ...
Via Pitt Blather
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hokies, Panthers set to open ACC play in soggy Lane Stadium

Virginia Tech will try to reverse its recent history against Pittsburgh when the teams square off Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both squads. The Panthers (2-1) have won five of the last six meetings, and the Hokies are determined to swing the momentum back in their direction. ''This has tremendous importance to us,'' coach Frank Beamer said this week. ''Pitt...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Narduzzi’s Virginia Tech Press Conference 

Here is Pitt HC Pat Narduzzi’s mid-week press conference for our game against VT this weekend in Blacksburg, VA, tarted up a bit for your reading pleasure..  It is a noon start on Saturday and looks to be a rainy day. Official Virginia Tech Week Game Notes issued by the Pitt Media Dept. PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO: Narduzzi Virginia Tech Preview PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT (HTML...
Via Pitt Blather
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies seek remedies before Pitt arrives to begin ACC slate

The good news for Virginia Tech after its mistake-filled loss to East Carolina is that the Hokies still have time to get things right. The bad news is they have a lot to work on, and only a few days to make improvements. Coach Frank Beamer said after the 35-28 loss in Greenville, North Carolina that the exhibition portion of the Hokies' schedule is complete. The regular season, or...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coming to terms with week four: East Carolina ambushed Virginia Tech… again

As Saturday afternoon blended into Saturday evening, huge developments caught the attention of college football fans and bloggers. Florida pulled off the grand Houdini against Tennessee and a bewildered Butch Jones. TCU created “The Flea Tipper” to steal one on the road in Lubbock against Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury. Oklahoma State escaped Texas after some controversial calls...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coming to terms with week four: East Carolina ambushed Virginia Tech… again

As Saturday afternoon blended into Saturday evening, huge developments caught the attention of college football fans and bloggers. Florida pulled off the grand Houdini against Tennessee and a bewildered Butch Jones. TCU created “The Flea Tipper” to steal one on the road in Lubbock against Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury. Oklahoma State escaped Texas after some controversial calls...
Via The Student Section
6 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
6 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Joshua Jackson talks VaTech, Russell Wilson comparison

Joshua Jackson is a 2016 quarterback commit for the Virginia Tech Hokies and there are high expectations for him already. He is currently graded as a four-star prospect by ESPN and there is no denying the potential that Jackson has to become a star in Blacksburg. At 6-foot-1 and 203 pounds, Jackson is one of the more athletic quarterbacks in the 2016 recruiting class. He is one of...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer tilts cap, busts a move in Hokie locker room

The Virginia Tech Hokies seem to back on the right track after their Week 1 loss to Ohio State. The team has won two straight games and, on Saturday, they got a big win over the Big Ten’s Purdue. The team was pretty excited after they hung 51 points on the Boilermakers. The defense was big for the Hokies as they intercepted two Austin Appleby passes as well as blocking a punt and...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokie Dokie – The Va Tech Predicto

Purdue and Virginia Tech will meet for the first time ever on Saturday and they’ll do it in the coveted (by teams used to being relegated to the noon wasteland) 3:30 PM timeslot. On…. ESPNU? Really? Well, okay. This game is part of a home and home the two schools agreed to, with Purdue heading to Blacksburg in 2023. The eight year gap is a bit of a weird one and I think it...
Via Boiled Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

How much time is left for Frank Beamer at Virginia Tech?

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Beamer Way runs right next to Lane Stadium. Virginia Tech's new indoor practice facility has been unofficially dubbed the Beamer Barn. The official Twitter account for Hokies football is Beamer-Ball. Frank Beamer is Virginia Tech football. He has been head coach at his alma mater for 29 years, taking the program from an afterthought to a national power. At 68...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies turn to young QB, inexperienced wideouts vs. Purdue

Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer would love to have a rotation of experienced wide receivers, especially now that an injury to quarterback Michael Brewer has forced the coach to turn to inexperienced Brenden Motley as his starter. The Hokies (1-1) have relied heavily on starters Isaiah Ford and Cam Phillips through two games, and will continue looking to work younger wideouts into the...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Football game recap: Virginia Tech

The Ohio State Buckeyes have begun their title defense with a resounding victory over Virginia Tech, defeating the Hokies 42-24. The game had been circled as a problem matchup for the Buckeyes ever since Frank Beamer’s squad upset OSU 35-21 last year in Columbus. That was the lone loss for Ohio State football during last year’s championship season and ever since Urban Meyer and...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Virginia Tech takes lead on beautiful one-yard pass

Frank Beamer and the Virginia Tech Hokies knocked off Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes last season and were hoping to do it once again to start the 2015 season this evening. They got off to a slow start and went down 14-0, but regrouped and were able to come back and take a 17-14 lead into halftime. Michael Brewer was able to make quite a few plays for his team down the stretch...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech has never beaten an AP No. 1 team

The Virginia Tech Hokies have done a lot in their near thirty years under coach Frank Beamer. They have been in the national championship game. They have won multiple ACC and Big East championships. They have even gone nearly undefeated in a season. But there is one thing the Hokies have never done, even before Beamer came to Blacksburg. The ESPN College Football Twitter account...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech has not fared well against top-ranked teams

Around 8 PM Monday night, the Virginia Tech Hokies will host top ranked Ohio State in the 2015 season opener for both teams. Along the way, Frank Beamer and his team will be trying to change their fortunes against teams who top the polls. ESPN, who will be showing the game live from Blacksburg, presented this interesting stat about the Hokies’ bad stretch against teams ranked...
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Script Ohio on Buckeye Sports Radio: Virginia Tech Preview with Andy Bitter

Virginia Tech beat writer Andy Bitter of The Roanoke Times joins Joe Dexter and Clair Crawford to talk Virginia Tech’s offensive struggles, defensive dominance, the legacy of Bud Foster and Frank Beamer, and who replaces Beamer when he retires. The post Script Ohio on Buckeye Sports Radio: Virginia Tech Preview with Andy Bitter appeared first on The Buckeye Battle Cry: Ohio State...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer recalls when things got weird with Jim Harbaugh

There’s no doubt Jim Harbaugh can be a little bit of a different type of guy and Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer recently backed that up as he told a story to Bleacher Report about a time things got weird with him and Michigan’s newly hired football coach. The conversation took place in 2010 when the Hokies were preparing to play Harbaugh’s Stanford Cardinals in the...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer had an odd conversation with Jim Harbaugh

You know those times when you just can’t remember where someone coaches at for the life of you? Like, when someone asks you where Brad Stevens used to coach before going to the Boston Celtics? The only people who probably know that are Celtics fans, avid sports fans, and obviously fans of the school where he used to coach, Butler. It’s okay if you are fan and don’t remember...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Recalls Incredibly Awkward Conversation He Had With Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh is a weird guy Vol. 1,213 has been brought to us by Bleacher Report’s Lars Anderson.  Anderson wrote a lengthy feature on Michigan’s new football coach. In the feature, Frank Beamer recalls an odd conversation he had with Harbaugh in 2010 when his Virginia Tech team was set to face Stanford in the Orange Bowl.  Beamer coaches at Virginia Tech, Jim. Harbaugh,...
Via College Spun
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech to Wear Helmet Decals Honoring Virginia Shooting Victims Adam Ward, Alison Parker

Virginia Tech announced their football team will wear decals on their helmets honoring two Ronaoke, Va. journalists killed in a shooting this past week. The Hokies will honor the memory of CBS affiliate WDBJ-7 journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who were shot and killed by a former WDBJ-7 employee during a live broadcast at Smith Mountain Lake on Wednesday, by wearing the decals...
Via KCM Sports
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Check out these cool VT helmets for the opening game

Virginia Tech will take on the defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes in eight days. Hokie coach Frank Beamer has already gone on record saying this game will be the most “anticpated” ever in Lane Stadium. To make things even more exciting, Virginia Tech football has released photos of a new helmet they will be unveiling for their big matchup against the Buckeyes. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech under scrutiny over fine system for football players

    Virginia Tech’s football program is under scrutiny for imposing an apparent fine system as discipline for its players. The system came to light on Wednesday night when Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster told the media they would look into fining players. “We’re going to look at doing that. Some people got in trouble for getting up and punishing people at 6...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech football’s alleged monetary fine system is ridiculous

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster created some unexpected buzz Wednesday when he suggested Hokies student-athletes should be fined for certain acts that disobey team rules, and yes, it’s as insane as it sounds. The Richmond Times-Dispatch posted a picture of the purported fine system, which ranges from $5 for arriving late during a study hall session to $100...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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