Virginia Tech Hokies 2017 Roster Review: Pride and Joy

Last season the Special Teams unit shined. Well usually. Joey Slye almost never let a kickoff be returned, and Mitchell Ludwig routinely pinned the opposition back deep inside their own end. Joey is back to hate some more footballs for us. We have a new punter from Down Under, and he gets to play Beamer Ball. What do Beamer Ball, Pride and Joy, the #25 all have in common? If...
Via Gobbler Country
July 27, 2017

Several Players Leave Program as Roster Turnover Continues

Virginia Tech welcomed early enrollees today, but it also thanked and released five players, including starting punter Mitchell Ludwig and key backup Steve SobczakThe
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January 17, 2017

Virginia Tech converts wild but effective fake punt as punter throws a floater to receiver

Needing something to go their way after falling behind 14-0 to Clemson in the ACC Championship Game, Virginia Tech found that play on an unconventional fake punt. Hokies head coach Justin Fuente dialed up a smooth fake punt that was so unbelievable, officials initially threw a flag on the play. Punter Mitchell Ludwig threw a floating jump shot to a dragging Terrell Edmunds, who...
Via KCM Sports
December 03, 2016

Watch Virginia Tech pull off a fantastic fake punt in the ACC Championship

Virginia Tech reached deep into its bag of trick plays in the first quarter of the ACC Championship on Saturday in Orlando, Fla.The Hokies were in punt formation while trailing Clemson, 14-0.Punter Mitchell Ludwig took the snap and ran forward before tossing the ball forward in jump-shot fashion. Terrell Edmunds caught the pass and took it 20 yards for a first down.The play was not...
Via FOX Sports
December 03, 2016

Virginia Tech Hokies 2016 Roster Preview - Special Teams

Looking at the Special Teams key players and what we have or don't have for the season. We might need to put an add in the paper for a Punter or three. "Pride and Joy", that's what Frank Beamer called his Special Teams squads.  He will probably end up in the College Football Hall of Fame with that particular name floating around some picture, somewhere.  Frank put the concept...
Via Gobbler Country
August 04, 2016

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