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Sunday links: Spring game redux, ACC college town rankings & the economic impact of football in Blacksburg

Sunday links: Spring game redux, ACC college town rankings & the economic impact of football in Blacksburg

A cold, rainy spring game is in the books. If you didn't make it out Saturday -- and for your sake, I hope you didn't sit through that miserable weather -- or even if you did, here are some links from

Virginia Tech’s spring game shows stability of rebuilt offensive line

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Entering spring practice, Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer identified the offensive line as the most pressing issue after it lost three senior starters. A core five of left tackle Jonathan McLaughlin, left guard Wyatt Teller, center Eric Gallo, right guard Augie Conte and right tackle Wade Hansen settled in early and developed a welcome consistency.Read full article >>
Wrapping up the Hokies' Maroon-Orange spring game

Wrapping up the Hokies' Maroon-Orange spring game

Spring is over, and the long, dull wait until the start of the season is upon us. But we have plenty of spring game coverage first. Check out these links:
Virginia Tech announces spring football game format

Virginia Tech announces spring football game format

Virginia Tech's Maroon-Orange spring game will feature plenty of good-on-good for the first time in a while.
Live Virginia Tech football chat at 12:30 p.m.

Live Virginia Tech football chat at 12:30 p.m.

It's time for another live chat before the spring game gets here. We'll get it started at 12:30 p.m. as usual. To prime you for it, read this stuff first:
Hall of Fame Hokies broadcaster Bill Roth leaving for UCLA

Hall of Fame Hokies broadcaster Bill Roth leaving for UCLA

Long-time Virginia Tech broadcaster Bill Roth, the wildly popular Voice of the Hokies for the last 27 years, is leaving to take a similar position at UCLA, Virginia Tech announced Wednesday.
Practice report: Rogers taking notes from Kobe; McLaughlin comfortable at left tackle

Practice report: Rogers taking notes from Kobe; McLaughlin comfortable at left tackle

There are but two spring practices remaining: Thursday and the spring game on Saturday. There aren't any interviews Thursday, so this will have to last until Saturday.
Sunday links: Hokies' lineup in the secondary TBD

Sunday links: Hokies' lineup in the secondary TBD

The secondary the Hokies have used this spring won't be the same come fall and the coaches know it.
Scrimmage report: Offense limiting turnovers this spring, Reavis rising at rover

Scrimmage report: Offense limiting turnovers this spring, Reavis rising at rover

There's one week left in spring ball after Saturday. I did some quick hits on the scrimmage earlier and wrote this story about the defensive redemption for Sunday's paper. Be sure to read those first.
Quick hits from the Hokies' third spring scrimmage

Quick hits from the Hokies' third spring scrimmage

The third scrimmage -- aka, spring practice No. 12 -- is in the books. I'll have more in a bit, but here are some quick hits:
Practice report: Mihota will get a look at DE; Keihn comfortable with his weight

Practice report: Mihota will get a look at DE; Keihn comfortable with his weight

The Hokies are approaching the home stretch of spring ball, with only four more practices to go. Friday was workout No. 11. Here are a few takeaways (no video, though, since my battery was dead):
Thursday reset: A Bucky Hodges story and Vinny Mihota back to defensive end?

Thursday reset: A Bucky Hodges story and Vinny Mihota back to defensive end?

The Hokies practice tonight, after which I'll have another post, but here are some odds and ends to start your Thursday:
Hokies coaches challenge Hodges during spring

Hokies coaches challenge Hodges during spring

BLACKSBURG — For all the good things Bucky Hodges did as a tight end last year, the Hokies’ coaches know he can do more.
CSN Washington Apr 15, 2015

Hokies guard can really put away some tacos

Think you like tacos? Chances are you can't put them away like this Virginia Tech player.

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