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East Carolina continues to take on top competition, find success

On the five-hour trip back to East Carolina's campus, athletic director Jeff Compher rode the bus. The Pirates' head coach, Ruffin McNeil, his senior quarterback, Shane Carden, and the rest of the resurgent program's traveling party followed suit, tracing the same line on a map back to Greenville, N.C. The convoy passed within the vicinity of the state's big-brother...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Early ACC Coastal test: Hokies vs. Yellow Jackets

Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech arrive at their Atlantic Coast Conference openers in search of offensive consistency, and knowing their most important game remaining might be the one on Saturday. Either the Hokies (2-1) or Yellow Jackets (3-0) have won the ACC's Coastal Division title in every season but once since the league divided into divisions in 2005, and they meet Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hokies' goals still in reach after stunning loss

Virginia Tech's roller-coaster start has brought games that matter back into focus. The Hokies (2-1) open Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday against Georgia Tech (3-0). Like the Hokies, the Yellow Jackets are a perennial contender in the conference's Coastal Division. The Hokies are coming off a 28-21 loss to East Carolina, which followed their equally stunning victory...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week That Were: 9.13.14

Ok, let’s get this out of the way now. Ohio State does not have a “bye” this week, they are “idle”. Byes are used in tournaments, and the Buckeyes haven’t earned their way into one of those just yet.  To celebrate, we won’t give you the usual soundtrack, but will look for something a bit more appropriate. The Buckeyes fell this weekend. In spite of winning 66-0, they...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
4 days ago  |  Discuss

OSG CFB: Can You Say "Blacksburg Letdown?"

((HT: ACCDN))It was one of those thoughts in the back of your mind... Admit it...After Virginia Tech had one of THOSE wins last week in Columbus taking advantage of a freshman quarterback thrown into the fire, today's game against a very bracket-bustery East Carolina squad had all the looks of a slip.Sure enough...They would have had to come back from the largest margin in Frank...
Via Online Sports Guys
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech’s Resurgence Lasted One Week

This is the nature of college football in the first few weeks of every season: The week-one or week-two result you thought was significant turns out to be a tease, a mirage, an event which fails to carry into the following week. College football is always volatile no matter the month, but it is especially fragile in the first half of September, when players are readjusting to the...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech’s Resurgence Lasted One Week

This is the nature of college football in the first few weeks of every season: The week-one or week-two result you thought was significant turns out to be a tease, a mirage, an event which fails to carry into the following week. College football is always volatile no matter the month, but it is especially fragile in the first half of September, when players are readjusting to the...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

That mediocre schedule

We all knew this day would come. The Ohio State Buckeyes were eventually going to lose a regular season game under Urban Meyer. The streak couldn’t go on forever, it was inevitably going to end at some point. Still, most Buckeyes fans wouldn’t have pointed to last week’s game against Virginia Tech as the matchup that would trip up the Scarlet and Gray. Frank Beamer’s program...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Unveils New Helmet For “Military Appreciation Day” Game Against ECU

Virginia Tech has been teasing a new helmet for the Hokies’ week three home game against ECU for a few days now, and tonight they’ve officially unveiled the new lids. As it turns out the patriotic helmet that came out earlier today is in fact the lid that Frank Beamer’s team will wear this weekend. The new look is a part of “Military Appreciation Day.” #USA #HokieSwag...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Virginia Tech Unveiling Special Helmet This Evening, Picture Of Potential Patriotic Helmet Surfaces

No college football team had a more successful weekend than Virginia Tech. The Hokies traveled to Columbus and defeated then-No. 8 Ohio State, notching the first road win over a top 10 team in program history. Frank Beamer’s team, unranked at the beginning of the season, now resides in both polls.  Virginia Tech has what should be a much easier game this weekend, facing East Carolina...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Does The Hokie-Pokie At The Horseshoe - Hokies Stun #8 Buckeyes 35-21

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer said back in July that he looks forward to playing games likeOhio State.  Games like that let's you know where your program is.Judging from Virginia Tech's 35-21 win over Ohio State at the horseshoe the Hokies are looking good."When you play good teams like we play, you’ve got about a 50-50 shot of winning and when you go on the...
Via Online Sports Guys
12 days ago  |  Discuss

10 quick takes on the ACC after week 2

Week 2 in the ACC was one of those weekends, that makes John Swofford smile. It was undefeated Saturday for the conference capped off by Virginia Tech’s return to national relevancy with their victory at Ohio State. Let’s get to the 10 quick takes on the ACC for Week 2. 1) Welcome back Virginia Tech, we’ve missed you. Critics of Virginia Tech, said Frank Beamer didn’t have...
Via SCACC Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Campus Insiders: Urban Meyer, J.T. Barrett, and Virginia Tech Preview

Jim Lachey checks in with Coach Meyer, who talks about how staying aggressive will be the key to beating the Hokies on Saturday Night Campus Insiders also bring us a look at how J.T.Barrett will be prepared for the matchup against Frank Beamer’s team: Also, the voice of Virginia Tech football chimes in to give a quick preview of Saturday’s matchup:
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Old friends Meyer, Beamer face off in Week 2

The start of conference play in the Big 12 and Pac-12, the last Michigan-Notre Dame game for the foreseeable future and a couple of intriguing intersectional matchups highlight the second week of the college football season. Here are some things to know before the second weekend kicks off. COACHING BFFs: There is almost no one in the coaching profession respected more than Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State, Virginia Tech meeting sparks memories of Buckeye tribute to the Hokies

There is arguably not a more iconic helmet in college football than that of Ohio State, and the traditional buckeye leaf stickers that have adorned most, if not all of the helmets to have come through the program over the last four decades are nearly as recognizable as the lids, themselves. For one Ohio State game, however, it was a different emblem that took priority on OSU'...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer says Ohio State has "SEC Speed," compares J.T. Barrett to Braxton Miller.

J.T. Barrett. Via cleveland.com. Frank Beamer is dropping some heavy praise on Ohio State. Or maybe he's dumping on the Big Ten. Either way, the Virginia Tech head coach complimented the Hokies' Week Two road opponents for a trait more associated with SEC schools - the legendary "SEC Speed.""Ever since I've known about football, you always say Big Ten,...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Va. Tech's Beamer gets contract extension through 2018

  Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies' sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Babcock says the extension is a reward for Beamer's 27 years at his alma...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Beamer gets contract extension through 2018

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies' sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Babcock says the extension is a reward for Beamer'...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech agree to two-year contract extension

With retirement speculation growing after consecutive disappointing seasons, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through at least the 2018 campaign. Beamer, 67, will begin his 28th year at Virginia Tech on Saturday against William & Mary with more wins than any active Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech extends Frank Beamer through 2018

Virginia Tech announced a two-year extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the football head coach through the 2018 season. Hokies’ athletic director Whit Babcock called Beamer’s extension “well-deserved” in a statement released on the school’s athletic website: “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock...
Via KCM Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Announces Extension for Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech has announced a two year contract extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the head coach until 2019. Here are the details via WDBJ17.com “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock wrote in a news release. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Signs Contract Extension, Will Stay At Virginia Tech Through 2019

One of the best and longest tenured coaches in America agreed to a contract extension today. Frank Beamer, who has been at Virginia Tech since 1987 and has led the Hokies to a 224-109-2 record, agreed to a two year contract extension that will keep him in Blacksburg through the 2019 season. If Beamer stays at Va. Tech through the expiration of this deal, it would mean that he would...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech names Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer starting QB

Virginia Tech named Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer their starting QB going into the 2014 season.  Brewer had been in a battle with Senior Mark Leal, who backed up Logan Thomas (now with the Arizona Cardinals) to be the top signal caller. Head coach Frank Beamer shared in a statement, “Both of the guys gave great effort and played very well in preseason, making it a very difficult...
Via NCAA Football Zone
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Beamer picks transfer Brewer Hokies' starting QB

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer has won the starting quarterback job for Virginia Tech. Hokies coach Frank Beamer made the announcement Saturday. He says the competition between last year's backup, Mark Leal, and Brewer in preseason camp made the decision ''a very difficult choice.'' Brewer, from Lake Travis, Texas, enrolled at Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech names Michael Brewer starting quarterback

If Virginia Tech is to bounce back from a couple disappointing seasons by Hokie standards, it'll do it behind a junior transfer quarterback. Coach Frank Beamer announced Saturday that Texas Tech graduate Michael Brewer beat out fifth-year senior Mark Leal for the starting job after a lengthy competition. "Both of the guys gave great effort and played very well in preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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